Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Charm of English Pink: the Potters

The Charm of English Pink: the Potters ?? pages, 9 by 12 inches, Perfect binding $35.00 In this final volume of the Charm series, we peek at the potters, the potworks’ pioneers, indeed the potting heroes, who brought it to … Continue reading

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The Charm of English Pink: the Pott’ries

The Charm of English Pink: the Pott’ries 76 pages, 9 by 12 inches, Perfect binding $25.00 In this text, we examine the Staffordshire Pott’ries, the hamlets, villages and towns of Stafford County where this enormous industry was spawned. Every English … Continue reading

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The Charm of English Pink: The Pots

The Charm of English Pink: The Pots 414 pages, 9 by 12 inches, Perfect binding $65.00 An abundance of research and glorious pictures accompany this in-depth exploration of a portion of the many, many pots as well as the individual … Continue reading

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Collecting English Pink

Collecting English Pink Appreciating, Understanding and Gathering English Transferware 160 pages 9 by 12 inches Perfect binding $45.00 Offering a superb entry into the fascinating world of English transferware, this insightful book looks at the myriad types, sets and pieces … Continue reading

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American Historical English Pink

American Historical English Pink American Views on English Transferware 102 pages 8.5 by 11 inches Spiral binding $25.00 Written to accompany a talk given in Philadelphia recently, this limited-edition volume is simply packed with information. While the author’s emphasis in … Continue reading

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History of transferware

The Story of English Transferware The transfer-printing technique, developed in England in the eighteenth century and perfected in the nineteenth, is considered one of the most successful forms of mass production ever. The process permitted the application of a printed … Continue reading

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Beginners Guide

Beginners Guide to Collecting Transferware Download Beginners Guide to Collecting Transferware (PDF) Picture this: You’re drawn to a dish or a cup in an antiques shop; you pick it up and discover you’re holding an English-made piece of transferware. Has … Continue reading

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Meet my Favorite Orphan!

This attractive waste bowl has been in my collection for several year and, although I‘ve exhausted numerous books attempting to identify the pattern it bears, I’ve found no success! To make identification even more difficult, I believe what we see … Continue reading

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Charming Unknown Jug

This engaging orphan pitcher is truly a unique piece, with many features that would ordinarily be clues but, in this case, give us no answers. First, there are birds in the portion of the pattern that would be called the … Continue reading

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An Almost “No. 106” View?

Although definitely not part of the well-known Enoch Wood & Sons series, this unmarked 8-inch plate immediately brings to mind the “No 106” Series. Both of them use two overlaid transfers, in contrasting colors, on the border; A soft resist … Continue reading

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