Charlotte Rhead 20th Century Ceramics For Auction
Charlotte Rhead was an extremely successful ceramic artist who’s colourful work during the 1920’s and 1930’s has become highly collectable. If you require an auction estimate on your Rhead pottery whether it be Charlotte or Frederick, then please contact the office for more details.
Frederick Rhead was the art director at Wardle and Co, and sister Charlotte joined before he left in 1902. In 1905 Charlotte found employment as an enameller at Keeling & Co of Burslem. She was next employed as a designer at a tile-maker, T & R Boote. From this period of her work, we auctioned a rare tube lined tile in our 25th September 2016 sale for £500. In our 9th March 2019 sale, a pair of Charlotte Rhead rectangular plaques with tube lined decoration sold for £480.
At Burgess & Leigh, where she worked from 1926 to 1931, Charlotte produced some of her best designs. The most sought after designs by collectors these day are from this period of her work and they pay huge amounts for good examples. In our 13 July 2019 auction, what is believed to be an unrecorded design sold for £3,300, and is a record price for a Charlotte Rhead charger.
Charlotte Rhead’s Art Deco inspired pieces are distinctive in design and she was a talented designer from a family with a strong potteries background. Charlotte Rhead had a career spanning more than 4 decades and she was a contemporary of Clarice Cliff and Susie Cooper.
Potteries Auctions identify and provide valuations on a wide range of Charlotte Rhead pieces and regularly sells Charlotte Rhead at auction.
Popular Charlotte Rhead Items at Auction
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- A G Richardson
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- Crown Ducal
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- Wardle and Co
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