English Pottery and Porcelain; Being a Concise Account of the Development of the Potter's Art in England

English Pottery and Porcelain; Being a Concise Account of the Development of the Potter's Art in England

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...within the loops are the initials of Caughley, Swansea, and Nantgarw, incorporated with Coalpart. A. B. and R. P. Daniell, 120, New Bond-street, and 18, . Wigmore-street, seem to have been agents in London of the Coalport factory, at least their name occurs on the service executed at Colebrook Dale, by command of Her Majesty, for presentation to the Emperor of Russia, which was exhibited in the Great Exhibition of 1851. DERBY (OLD WORKS). 1751--1848. Periods: Duesbury 1751--1769 Chelsea-derby 1769--1775 Bow-chelsea-derby 1775--1786 Crown-derby 1786--1796 Duesbury And Kean 1796--1811 Bloor 1811--1848 The Derby porcelain manufactory was established in I75I- by William Duesbury of Longton, Staffordshire and was situated on the Nottingham-road, beyond St. Mary's Bridge. The concern seems not to have been prominent for artistic productions, until Duesbury purchased the Chelsea works in 1769, and part of the plant at Bow in 1775. The two factories at Chelsea and Derby were carried on simultaneously until 1784, when the former was broken up, and everything movable sent to Derby. After the decease of William Duesbury in 1786, the business devolved upon his eldest son, who afterwards took Michael Kean into partnership. Kean was an excellent designer, and managed the factory for the widow of William Duesbury the younger, until about the year 1811, when the concern was sold to Robert Bloor, who had been clerk and salesman to the firm for several years. Bloor died in 1848, and the Derby china manufactory ceased to exist. The materials employed for the Derby porcelain were probably the same as those used at Chelsea, in addition to Bideford clay, and later the Cornish kaolins and china stones. The Derby Porcelain Works passed trough six stages, easily to...
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  • Paperback | 50 pages
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  • English
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  • 1236585100
  • 9781236585103