Category Archives: transferware

Pardon me, sir, there’s something in your mustache…

There you are, sitting at your favorite bar, sipping a delightfully cool and refreshing fruit smash.  You notice the bartender is looking at you a little strangely.  Then he leans over and whispers “Pardon me, sir, there’s something in your mustache.”  … Continue reading

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Some Doulton All-Over Transfer Printed Sheet Patterns

I found it very interesting that on four of my Doulton bowls there were seven different all-over transfer printed sheet patterns.  You can see three of these patterns here on the inside of the bowls: And there were four completely different patterns on the … Continue reading

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It’s All In The Handle

The unmarked brown  transferware pitcher on the top shelf was a mystery that I always intended to solve.  For the most part, I knew the potter and pattern of all the others pieces on these shelves… But this hexagonal sided … Continue reading

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Playtime Transferware

What fun it is for a little girl to have a tea party with with her friends or her dolls. It was certainly popular in the 1800s and it’s still popular today!  Just search on the internet for “child’s tea party” and all kinds … Continue reading

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The devil you say…

I’ve written an earlier post about the many faces of Henry Hirschfeld’s “Assyrian” patent design that was manufactured by 1847 Rogers Bros. as well as Rogers & Bro.  The faces depicted on various pieces of flatware in that pattern ranged from attractive … Continue reading

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19th Century Transferware and Complementary Silver Plated Flat Ware

The transferware patterns of the the late 19th Century were many and varied.  A good number had an aesthetic theme, including naturalesque landscapes, Japanese motifs, quilted collages, simple rectangle or scrolled cartouches with varied architectural elements.  The potters produced a decorative earthenware … Continue reading

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