Wade Pottery For Auction
Since the conception of the first Wade Whimsie in 1954, Wade pottery became an affordable genre of collectables and remains popular to this day. However Wade Pottery's history started back in 1810 when the firm was established Stoke On Trent initially producing ceramic items for the textiles and wool spinning industries, and glass bottles for breweries. Sir George Wade joined in 1910, and Jessie Van Hallen joined in 1930, a renowned ceramic figurines designer.
Potteries Auctions can identify and provide valuations on a wide range of Wade Pottery pieces.
Popular Wade Pottery items
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Wade Pottery facts:
- The famous Wade Whimsies were introduced in as a short term marketing promotion, but became so popular that they became a signature range for the pottery. Over the years, over 300 million of the figurines have been given away with packets of Red Rose Tea since 1967!
- Earlier Wade collectables from the 1950s and 1960s are much more valuable than the famous Whimsies.
- Almost as well known as the Whimsies are Wade Gurgle Jugs and decanters.