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Upchurch Pottery

Upchurch Pottery

Upchurch Pottery in Rainham

Named after the village of Upchurch the business started in Rainham when Seymour and Dora Wakeley owned a bottle and kiln workshop constructed in a chalk pit just off Seymour Road on Wakeley family land.

With help from designer Edward Spencer, Dora spent her free time finding Roman and other clay pots from the Upchurch marshes.

Dora’s designs were made into her own wares and exhibited at places like...



The Pottery Man – Rochester

The Pottery Man – Rochester

David Melville
THE POTTERY MAN

David trained as a potter at the Kent Institute of Art and Design, now UCA Rochester, graduating with distinction. Since leaving college he set up his pottery with the aim to produce useful hand made pottery that everyone can afford. He makes a prolific selection that is collected by many. Some pots form part of his functional tableware collection and there are a complete one of a...



Deal Art Pottery

Deal Art Pottery

The seaside town of Deal in the county of Kent, England used to have a pottery named Deal Art Pottery at the start of the 1900s. The land in that area has a seam of clay and there is still a pond, known locally as Potters’ Pond created by excavation of the clay for pottery.

Later the pottery began to make pipes, chimneys and other items for the building trade and...



Canterbury Pottery

Canterbury Pottery

Richard & Jan Chapman, a husband and wife team, are the creative force behind Canterbury Pottery. Their quirky shop is found right in the centre of the historic city of Canterbury, in the shadow of the great cathedral. Their studio is at the back of the shop and this is where you will usually find them, hand making all sorts of ‘weird and wonderful’ pots.

Founded in 1963 by Betty...



Aylesford Pottery

Aylesford Pottery

The Aylesford Pottery at The Friars in Aylesford, Kent is one of the few surviving commercial potteries in the south east of England making a range of handmade thrown and handbuilt ceramics, plus architectural commissions.

The pottery also runs a school of ceramics for over 100 students.

Two master potters Alan Parris and Billy Byles run the pottery today. Set in the grounds of the Aylesford Priory, just outside Maidstone, it is...



Tobacco To Treasure – A Sarreguemines Majolica Story

Tobacco To Treasure – A Sarreguemines Majolica Story

Sarreguemines is a French spelling of the local Lorraine-German dialect name “Saargemin” meaning “confluence into the Saar” and is located at the confluence of the Blies tributary and the Saar river, 40 miles (64 km) east of Metz, 60 miles (97 km) northwest of Strasbourg in the Lorraine region of France.

There, in 1790, three Strasbourg tobacco merchants, Nicolas Jacoby, Augustin Jacoby and Joseph Fabry opened a pottery firm in an old oil...



How To Spot A Galluba and Hofmann Bawdy Bisque…

How To Spot A Galluba and Hofmann Bawdy Bisque…

When looking to invest in an antique Galluba and Hofmann bathing beauty there are tell tale signs that will assist you in deciding whether your prospective purchase could be genuine or a fake. Often genuine pieces can fetch hundreds of pounds and so it is always prudent to do your research. For further information click on the following link for Sharon Hope Weintraub’s insightful blog article on the subject of...



Pick Piggy Pottery For 2019…

Pick Piggy Pottery For 2019…

Primm and Propper wishes you a “Happy New Year 2019!”, a year that should bring all of us prosperity and good fortune according to the Chinese Zodiac.

2019 is the Chinese Year of the Pig an animal which, according to myth, once overslept to become the twelfth and last to arrive at the Jade Emperor’s party. However, irrespective of tardiness, the Pig’s chubby face and big ears symbolises wealth / fortune...