Moorcroft Pottery For Auction
Moorcroft pottery has been highly prized by collectors since the 1800’s and is still exceptionally collectable today. We sell Moorcroft pottery with varying degrees of rarity in every auction. This photo shows a Moorcroft Exhibition vase that was sold for £21,300. Potteries Auctions can identify and provide valuations on a wide range of Moorcroft Pottery pieces.
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Moorcroft Pottery facts:
- 24 year old William Moorcroft joined pottery manufacturers James Macintyre & Co in 1897, and within a year he was put in charge of the studio due to his creative talent.
- Queen Mary was an avid collector of Moorcroft Pottery and granted a royal warrant to William Moorcroft in 1928. His son Walter Moorcroft also joined the business, carrying on the company's royal warrant that was re-issued in his name in 1946.
- The most distinctive style of Moorcroft pottery is the Art Nouveau influenced Florian Ware, where the design is outlined using a technique called tubelining. Pieces were often produced in high glaze with vibrant colours.