Ceramike - Background Information

Henry Bergen Collection

Ray Finch plate Richard Batterham jug Mick Casson charger

Potteries Museum, Stoke-on-Trent

The Potteries Museum, Stoke-on-Trent.

The Potteries Museum, Stoke-on-Trent.






The Potteries Museum, Stoke-on-Trent View of one of the display cabinets View of the Later 20th century Studio Ceramics cabinet David Leach Waves plate, Bernard Leach decorated tile from St. Ives Large stoneware globular pot by Mick Casson when working at Priestwood, Buckinghamshire
Bowls by Charles Vyse and Margaret Rey Unmarked vase European Studio Ceramics of the Inter-war years Ray Finch charger, and  Rene Terras jug Early 20th century slipware by Bernard Leach, Michael Cardew and others
Winchcombe pottery - pieces by Michael Cardew, Elijah Comfort and Ray Finch Pots by William Staite-Murray Bernard Leach Onion Seller plate Janet Leach vase Tall vases by Mike Dodd, David Leach and Jim Malone
Derek Emms fruit bowl set Vases from Bradford Pottery, Francoise Vallieto and Branscombe Pottery Edward Hughes - stoneware plate with wax resist decoration


I revisited the museum in April 2009 to find that the Henry Bergen Collection had been re-housed in more modern cases with better lighting - a great improvement.

Detail on front of museum building
Hamada Shoji tea set Bernard Leach pots Magnificent old Staffordshire slipware chargers
Base of bowl - Hamada Shoji and Leach Pottery marks Harvest jugs