Research & Learning
The Paul and Gladys Richards Research Grant Program for Studies in British Transferware
Launched in 2009, The Paul and Gladys Richards Charitable Foundation Research Program for the study of British Transferware, dedicated to supporting research focused on British transferware produced between 1750 to 1900, has funded seventeen projects.
Yellow Transfer Printed Brown Ware – referred to here as YPB – is a type of transferware that has only recently been added to the TCC Database. Some collectors of transferware may not be aware of this type of transfer decoration as it is not commonly found. Over the years, I have noted a number…
A request from Tony Calvin of Cumbria, England about a possible attribution of a jug to the (John) Wilkinson Pottery of Whitehaven, West Cumberland (1820-1867), led to the serendipitous discovery of the uses of the rare egg-shaped transfer printed objects that I have been fascinated by for years…
Very little is known today about the life of early 19th century artist Elizabeth Frances Batty. She was the sister of Captain Robert Batty, a member of the Grenadier Guards whose military career was ended by wounds received at the Battle of Waterloo, and who was also an artist. Although like her…
Released in 2021, this book presents history and wares manufactured by Patterson and associated potteries in the North East of England between 1821 and 1900. The book Includes details of pottery and marks never seen in any previous publication, and includes over 120 pictures of pottery. An essential buy for any North East Pottery collector. Written by the great great grandson of Thomas Patterson, who manufactured pottery at Tyne Pottery Newcastle and Sheriff Hill Pottery Gateshead.
The book costs £12.99 and the author is happy to post it subject to any postage rates applying. Current postage costs (2021) have been UK (£4.00 signed for), Europe (£5.50 tracked), Norway (£5.30 confirmed International delivery) and USA (£12.50 confirmed international delivery). To confirm postage and to order, contact Tony Patterson.Email Tony Patterson
SECTION I. Receipts for superior and common Bodies of Porcelain, Earthenware, vitrious and porous Bodies, with various coloured Drabs
SECTION II. Receipts for superior and common Glases of Poreelain, Iron Stone, Earthenware, and varioua coloured Drabs
SECTION Ill. Receipts for Enamel Colours, and Colours under Glase, burnished Gold, and Lustres ; printed Blue, Brown, and Mulberry, with various Fluxes, Solutions, and Oxides
SECTION IV. Receipts for preparing Zaffre and Cobalt Blue, with the Processes of Smelting, Refining, and Calcining
SECTION V. Introduction to Painting and Staining GIass
Receipts for Stains and Enamel Colours for Painting Glass, with the Process of Etching and Coating GlassView book on Google Books.
Preface: An authentic, technical Directory of the Staffordshire Potteries has long been felt as a necessity to do justice to its requirements. This, the first edition, is therefore submitted to the trade, and the usefulness of its aim and objects being seen, we feel assured of being able, on a future occasion, to supply such deficiencies as may be found in the present issue...
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