A collection of pottery marks using photos and images from our antique collection for easy reference and as a quick guide to the possible attribution of your latest porcelain collectible or pottery marks. Torquay pottery the north american torquay society. The north american torquay society known as nats was formed in 1990 by a group of people all enthusiastic collectors of torquay pottery. Tourquay motto ware creamer say little, think much marked. Seller assumes all responsibility for this listing. Torquay pottery mark book edited by keith poole this edition has been fully updated with in excess of 200 new marks being added, and now contains marks and back stamps from all. Unfollow torquay pottery to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. It lies 18 miles 29 km south of the county town of exeter and 28 miles 45 km eastnortheast of plymouth, on the north of tor bay, adjoining the neighbouring town of paignton on the west of the bay and across from the fishing port of brixham. Used, torquay devon ware longpark pottery miniat a sweet miniature candle stick 2.
To make your purchase as simple and easy as possible, please refer to the store policies listed below. Devon motto ware torquay pottery milk a rolling st. This edition has been fully updated with in excess of 200 new marks being added, and now contains marks. Torquay pottery was popular in the 20th century, and still attracting many collectors in the 21st century. The second world war proved a particularly difficult period for the british pottery industry because severe restrictions were placed on the production of decorated pottery. Torquay pottery for sale in uk 61 used torquay potterys. The seller hasnt specified a postage method to united states. Firstly have a look at the not torquay pottery page on this site as the many examples gathered by experienced collectors and shown there can be very helpful to both the new and old collectors. Also obtain a copy of the very comprehensive tpcs marks book to help identify difficult to understand back stamps or potters marks. Torquay pottery collectors society tpcs, torquay, devon, 1993. Yet, we are still reading so many new articles and books that we realize we still have much learning to do.
Identification hints torquay pottery collectors society. Studio pottery marks are a little hard to define and the name, studio pottery, is a term that associates ceramics with little known independently owned potteries. The aller vale pottery was formed in 1865 on the northern edge of the village of kingskerswell in south devon, england on the likely site of a medieval pottery. Pottery marks bookmarks books livros pottery book libros libri book markers. The milton head pottery was sold to george jackram the owner of a nearby business about 1959 and he renamed it the brixham pottery and produced pottery on the same site. Torquayhele cross pottery fluted dish with brixham sailing boats. We found 17 books set in torquay and 5 others set nearby. Mom quotes great quotes quotes to live by inspirational quotes family quotes and sayings funny quotes mother quotes jesus quotes motivational. Art of torquay and south devon potters marks, patterns. Just as you would imagine, being compiled by the torquay pottery collectors society, this book contains everything you need to know about devon pottery. The exhibition told the story of the torquay potteries from the early days in the 1870s through to the 1950s and 1960s. Nov 25, 2017 explore alicefeldmans board torquay pottery devon, englandantique on. The examples of pottery marks are somewhat incomplete and it is suggested that readers consult the torquay pottery mark book.
My husband jerry and i are cofounders of a club called the north american torquay society which was formed in 1990. We were north american coordinators for the torquay pottery collectors society from 1982 to 1989. We may get a small commission if you buy something or take an action after clicking one of. Torquay pottery mark book paperback january 1, 1986 by deena patrick author see all formats and editions hide other formats and editions.
Browse todays selected royal tourquay pottery for sale, best offer and auction. Milton head used two different marks and for more information on the many other devon and west country pottery marks see details of the torquay pottery mark book on our books page. A must have for any tpcs collector, the book is very informative for the many and various devon and associated potteries. Click to close pottery marks, devon, tin, england, clay, antiques. We have members in many states, canada, uk, holland and australia. Clean and sound although the front cover has been folded at some stage. Welcome to babbacombe pottery by lowndspateman inc blp collection. High art watcombe torquay pottery flask with venetian scene.
Art of the torquay and south devon potters keith poole hardback interest. After her death in 1995, his passion for rare pieces increased as did his attendance. Torquay pottery mark book, 5th edition published in 2007. I will be listing roughly half of my own torquay collection in the coming week or two, including a. The marks listed below are grouped as far as was possible in a logical order, with similar signs, graphics, shapes, etc grouped together. In its 84 pages are contained illustrations of over 250 marks which appear on torquay pottery, plus 11 black and white plates and a brief introduction to each of the potteries. Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and oneofakind products and gifts related to your search. Devon motto ware torquay pottery milk jug, no damage or cracks there is a bubble on the glaze on the hat rim. Art of the torquay and south devon potters hardcover 1 nov 1996. Welcome to the official website of the torquay pottery collectors society tpcs the society was founded by the late ian green in 1976, and our aims are to raise the profile and the collecting of the magnificent pots produced by the torquay and south devon potters in the second half of the 19 th century through to the late 20 th century you will find our site easy to navigate, and packed. The accompanying illustrations reveal the lively decorations on torquay pottery. Plus torquay pottery appraisals, free sales advice, free price guide, sale prices, values, wish list and more. Welcome to the torquay pottery collectors society tpcs group. Longpark pottery torquay pottery collectors society.
Watcombe pottery, originally known as the watcombe terracotta clay company, was started by g j allen in 1871 to use the red clay found around the area of torquay in devon the company very quickly established a reputation and its wares were exhibited internationally within a few years. Torquay pottery coffee pot and creamer in fabulous green glaze by watcombe pottery of devon. Products for sale torquay pottery collectors society. Torquay pottery mark book books, pottery marks, torquay. Production was concentrated in a reduced number of factories in order to save materials, energy and labour as these were needed elsewhere for the war. The company was in the long park area of torquay, and originally produced unglazed terracotta wares around the turn of the century, after various partnership and managerial changes, the brewer brothers, william and james, were assisting ralph willot to run. Babbacombe pottery, inc blp collection is made and hand painted in torquay, devon, england by lowndspateman. Wartime concentration scheme stokeontrent, pottery and. The name continued in use until 1962 related to the production. Buy torquay torquay pottery and get the best deals.
Harry potter book box set the complete collection by j. The aller vale pottery was formed in 1865 on the northern edge of the village of kingskerswell. Longpark pottery started in the early 1880s and is believed to have been set up by two watcombe employees who had been laid off in 1883. Torquay pottery largest selection of patterns at replacements, ltd. Torquay pottery mark book edited by keith poole this edition has been fully updated with in excess of 200 new marks being added, and now contains marks and back stamps from all of the devon and related potteries. See more ideas about pottery, ceramic painting and roseville pottery. Online shopping from a great selection at books store. Browse todays selected torquay pottery for sale, best offer and auction. Since the history was mentioned, i will briefly state that the pottery was made in the south devon area of england beginning in 1869 from red clay found in the grounds there. Although not a founder member of the torquay pottery collectors society which formed the same year he acquired his first piece, he and his wife gloria were both early members and avid collectors. Royal torquay pottery pair cobalt blue 3 handled vases design 3d parrot c1940s. Devon torquay pottery for sale in uk view 53 bargains. A third edition copy of this useful book which details the marks back stamps used by a number of potteries under the umbrella name torquay.
It became well known for the creation of art pottery at the end of the 19th century and gained royal patronage, but declined thereafter, closing on this site in about 1924. Torquay pottery motto ware cottage at replacements, ltd. Just as you would imagine, being compiled by the torquay pottery collectors society, this book contains everything you need to know about devon pottery including all the backstamps, potters, artists, pattern numbers, etc includes stunning pictures of this very. Attributed to christopher dresser watcombe pottery a late 19th century terracotta vase the baluster vase rising from a spreading circular foot, applied with ring handles with grotesque terminals, height 28cm, af, together with a further torquay terracotta ewer, impressed mark, height 17cm. The society publishes our magazine, the torquay collector, three times a year, sent to members in november, march and july.
As with other potteries longpark made items for commercial outlets like john ford of edinburgh and many of these are included in the tpcs marks book, see books. Motto ware forms the bulk of what we recognize as torquay. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. The torquay pottery collectors society magazine april 1990. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. In its 84 pages are contained illustrations of over 250 marks which appear on torquay pottery, plus 11 black and white plates and a brief introduction to each of. For more information and postal costs please email. Available through the torquay pottery collectors society, this essential guide is of a6 format. The torquay pottery collectors society magazine april 1990 virginia brisco on.1025 754 1549 1429 524 320 1309 1241 1499 851 1431 1475 491 327 241 1515 1100 469 1371 763 62 787 1503 1060 453 1311 518 442 299 528 577 388 792 1390 835 696 1454