It reminded me, more than anything else, of the Potteries
It was a form of human industry, perverse indeed, but still an industry exercised in an industrious world; it was work undertaken for the same reason as the work in potteries
, in coal mines, in fields, in tool-grinding shops.
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.
Unlike several other potteries
in the early 1900s, Muncie pottery pieces were not decorated with surface paintings.
IFrom this date until 1985 the Mortons had a pottery or potteries
on this very site at Salendine Nook.
A total of 31 separate potteries
are known to have operated at various locations in the town and district during the 600 year period between the 13th century and the closure of the last potteries
in the 1940s.
In 1922 Gurcharan married Chattar Kaur, Sardar Ram Singh Kabli's daughter, and went back to work at Delhi Potteries
where he started to produce some amount of art pieces along with tableware.
My wife and I discovered Stoin's work as we developed a plan to guide future acquisitions, eventually using his associations with nearly a dozen potteries
as that plan.
In competition with the Staffordshire Potteries
, whose dominance they attempted to challenge, their products were of a quality that matched and often exceeded that of established firms like Wedgwood but the challenge could not be sustained.
Al-A'li village, west of the Bahraini capital, has remained the major location for the potteries
' making since more than a century ago.
Kuma started production at Mfensi in 1968 and has trained many potters who have also trained others, leading to the impressive network of potteries
in the vast village.
ere have been potteries
operating in the Farnham area since Roman times and during the 16th century Farnham supplied London with much of its pottery.