Doulton ware

Doulton ware

(dōl`tən), English pottery produced at Lambeth after 1815, first by John Doulton and his partners, then by his descendants. It won the medal at the Exhibition of 1851 and more than 200 subsequent awards for the perfection of the various products and the beauty of their decoration by skilled artists who signed their work. It includes brown stoneware with graffito or scratched designs; other salt-glaze pieces with black, brown, blue, bronze, green, gray, or white bodies; faiencefaience
[for Faenza, Italy], any of several kinds of pottery, especially earthenware made of coarse clay and covered with an opaque tin-oxide glaze. The term is particularly applied to the ceramic ornaments and figurines of the ancient Egyptians. See also majolica.
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; impasto; and Carrara. Sculptured terra-cotta plaques by George Tinworth won additional fame for Doulton ware. Its factories became the Royal Doulton Potteries.
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Instead, Eric Knowles quietly assesses contestants as they attempt to place various objects in date order and pick the odd one out in a selection of their specialist subjects (tonight that includes Moorcroft Pottery and Doulton Ware).
This racket, the publication reports in its current edition, is believed to be centred on the West Midlands and this time concerns fake Royal Doulton ware.
Some of the most fascinating items in the archive are the many design books from various studios within the Royal Doulton company that cover Doulton wares produced at Lambeth and also in the Potteries, principally at their former Nile Street works.
Louise is aiming to autograph any of her specialist books and to answer questions on Doulton wares. Her talk is entitled 'Discovering Doulton'.