Antique Transfer-printed Pottery

Very Rare English Pearlware Jug (Possibly Swansea) c.1790-1810

Rare Swansea pearlware Jug

Very Rare English Pearlware Jug (Possibly Swansea) c.1790-1810, printed in blue underglaze with "Chinese Adults"* pattern. Dimensions: 20 cm high. Unmarked. Condition: Chips and a small hairline around the spout.

* This pattern is very similar to a New Hall pattern where the figures are round headed children, known as "Chinese Children" (see "New Hall Porcelains" by Geoffrey Godden, page 298, plate 268).

Stock Number: PY1301


A Rare Minton Pearlware Transfer-printed Meat Dish/Platter c.1810

A Rare Minton Pearlware Meat Dish/Platter c.1810, transfer-printed in black with a version of "Greek" pattern, the border with masonic symbols. Dimensions: 28 cm x 37.5 cm. Condition: a tiny 4 cm hairline near the rim. Unmarked.

Stock Number: PY1424


A John Denton Bagster 'Vignette' Pattern Warming Dish c.1820

A John Denton Bagster Warming Dish c.1820, blue-printed in the "Vignette" pattern depicting rural scenes within a broad flower and scroll border. Dimensions: 25 cm diam x 5 cm high. fine condition, just a tiny chip on the spout. Printed marks in blue: "VIGNETTE IDB" on the base.

Stock Number: PY1445


A Leeds-Swinton (Brameld) Yellow-printed Brown Stoneware Jug c.1790

A Leeds-Swinton (Brameld) Brown Stoneware Jug c.1790-95, transfer-printed in bright yellow under glaze with "Two Figures" pattern. Dimensions: 11.5 cm high. Unmarked. Fine condition.

* An identical Jug is illustrated in "Rockingham 1745-1842" by Alwyn and Angela Cox, page 71, fig. 46.

Stock Number: PY1452


Rare Transfer-printed Perlware Tureen Stand, Indian Scene, c.1820

A rare English Georgian Blue and White Transfer-printed pearlware Tureen Stand, of Indian interest, from the Flower Panel Border series, Printed in a dark blue with an attractive scene depicting part of the City of Benares in India, after the engraving by George Cooke, based on William Hodges' "Part of the City of Benares", from John Pinkerton's "A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in All Parts of the World". The dome and towers would appear to represent "Ancient Tomb at the Confluence of the Boglipore Nullah". Dimensions: 33.5 cm diam. Condition: several chips on the reverce/baserim. Marks: printed numeral 8 in underglaze blue on the base.

*Similar item is illustrated, along with others from the series, in Michael Sack's book "India on Transferware" (2009).

Stock Number: PY1428


Minton Blue & White Armorial Dinner Plate c.1820

A Minton Pearlware Armorial Dinner Plate, c.1820, transfer-printed in blue underglaze, the border from "Chinese Marine" pattern and the center with the Arms of the Worshipful Company of Ironmongers, one of the Livery Companies of London, incorporated under Royal Charter in 1463. Marks: blue star on the base. Condition: several small chips and some staining on the back.

Stock Number: PY1435


A Rare Staffordshire Transfer printed Father Mathew Temperance Slop Bowl c.1830-40

A Rare Staffordshire "Father Mathew"* Temperance Slop Bowl c.1830-40, (possibly by Adams), pearlware body, transfer printed in brown with scene of preacher speaking to group of men and women in outdoor setting with inscription above The Great Advocate For Temperance Father Mathew, surrounded by vignettes of bee skep (hive) with Temperance and Industry/Industry pays Debts which are repeated on interior. Dimensions: 14.5 cm diam x 7 cm high. Marks: Printed "3" in black on the base. Condition: A hairline crack.

 * Father Theobald Mathew (1790 - 1856) was a celebrated Irish cleric who dedicated his life to saving the poor from drink. He preached much in Ireland, then in Liverpool, Manchester, London, and also in the United States. A statue of him was set up in Cork (c1860).

Stock Number: PY1306


Three English Blue & White Pearlware Coffee pots c. 1790-1810

A Collection of three English Pearlware Coffee pots c. 1790-1810, transfer-printed in blue underglaze, two with Chinoiserie patterns, the third with flower design, over-painted with colored enamels. Condition: Minor damage. Unmarked.

Stock Number: PY1207


A Minton Blue & White Pearlware Dish "Monk's Rock" Series c.1815

A Minton Blue & White Pearlware Dish

A Minton Pearlware Dish of unusual shape, blue printed with "Monk's Rock" pattern, c.1815. Dimensions: 22 cm x 15 cm x 7 cm. Excellent Condition. Unmarked.

Stock Number: PY1103


An Early E. & G. Phillips "Pastoral Scenes" Pearlware Plate c.1825

E & G Phillips

An early E. & G. Phillips Pearlware Plate, transfer-printed in underglaze blue with the "Pastoral Scenes" pattern c.1825. Dimensions: 22 cm. diam. Fine Condition. Unmarked.

Stock Number: PY1102


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