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Dartmouth and the South Devon Potteries

Signed First Edition

£15


Author  

Matt White

Publisher  

Crowood Press

Date  

2002

Format  

Hardback with dustcover

Size  

25cm x 20cm

Description  

160 pages
Comprehensively illustrated

Condition  

Book and cover both as new

Postage  

At cost, U.K. only.


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Dartmouth Pottery has won admiration amongst collectors for its distinct and colourful handmade china. Its gurgling fishes, flower holders and polka dot ware are famous throughout the world. This book traces the history of Dartmouth Pottery from its beginnings in 1948 to today's modern pottery of the same, if now restored, old mill and brewery buildings at Warfleet, Dartmouth.

The book also features the Babbacombe and Sandygate Potteries, two nearby Torquay potteries whose wares are increasingly sought by collectors.

Illustrated wih a wealth of historic photographs and advertisements and featuring interviews with artist/decorators, the book includes:

  • Detailed sections on Dartmouth pieces
  • A collecting guide identifying the right pottery to buy
  • Extensive lists of pottery mould numbers, dates and glaze colours
  • Step by step descriptions of the making of Dartmouth Pottery's famous gurgling fish jugs from slip casting through to teh finished, hand decorated jug