Moorcroft pottery dating
Now Open Monday to Saturday 11 to 5, Sunday 12 to 4. Interstate buyers are most welcome we have a great bunch of reliable and cost effective carriers.
We always carry a great range of imported French and English furniture and decorative items and antiques with containers arriving regularly.
But, just what does Staffordshire mean when you’re talking about pottery & porcelain? And it is also associated with a style of porcelain design – Blue Ware was a porcelain design that originated in Staffordshire.
There is a noted porcelain company named Crown Staffordshire, and Staffordshire is a region that was, (and still is), home to many English porcelain makers.
Probably the most recognized Staffordshire porcelain would be Blue Ware or Flow Blue Porcelain as pictured above, (although Flow Blue is more a process than a type of porcelain).
The English porcelain industry was reaching its peak in Staffordshire as porcelain makers were discovering the benefits of a cobalt coloring they were using.
The original stone barn was converted to a holiday cottage in 1982, and has since enjoyed continued success with many visitors returning year after year.Even the name, bone-china, references it’s similarity to Chinese porcelain, and bone-china remains the type of porcelain most associated with Staffordshire today.