This gallery showcases 2,130 of the 5,000 items in the museum's ceramics collection dating from 1500-1900. Includes European and oriental export porcelain, European tin-glazed earthenware, and 19th-century exhibition pieces... plates, cups, figurines, paper weights, spoons, teapots, and more. Includes details on each object, plus high resolution photos.
Howard Coutts discusses collectible china, dinnerware, and art pottery, focusing on ceramics as a work of art, the major manufacturers, and the materials used to make various types of pottery. The Bowes Museum’s Ceramic Collection web site … Read more »