Potteries Auctions’ Switch to Online Auctioning During Covid-19 Has Helped Us Reach New Audiences

We’ve seen during Covid-19, that our switch to online-only auctions has helped us reach high prices and attract brand new audiences from across the world. See the results for yourself.

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Potteries Auctions To Re-Open on 15 June 2020, Following The Covid19 Lockdown

We’re excited and nervous in equal measure as we announce our re-opening of the business to members of the public on 15 June 2020. Read on for details of how we will approach this.

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The Life and Career of Clarice Cliff

Clarice Cliff’s career in pottery started at the tender age of 13, which gave her a long grounding in establishing her own pottery. Clarice Cliff is now an iconic brand recognised by everyone.

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The History of Fieldings Crown Devon Pottery

Crown Devon Pottery produced a wide range of styles and colours from its inception in 1870 until it closed its doors in 1982. Find out more about the history of this remarkable factory and why its wares are still so popular to this day.

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Should I sell my collection to dealers or is it best to sell my collection at auction?

Selling a large collection at auction is a really good way to get a good price at top prices that are in excess of what you would get from a dealer.

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Why Is Royal Doulton Sung Ware So Rare?

Royal Doulton Sung Ware was developed under chief designer Charles Noke from 1920 onwards using a flambe glaze along with painted and gilt decoration.

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The Perennial Popularity of Royal Doulton Figures

Royal Doulton is well-known for a wide range of figurines that are highly collectable around the world, making these an excellent investment for resale eventually at auction. Read on for more info.

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Selling Royal Doulton Animals and Birds at Auction

Royal Doulton Animal and Bird Figurines are arguably perhaps some of the best-known and best-loved figurines produced by Royal Doulton. But what are your chances of a good price at auction?

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Why Is Royal Doulton Flambe Collectable?

Royal Doulton Flambe glaze is made with copper oxide and gives a fiery red finish that became known as ‘flambe’ and Royal Doulton were European pioneers of the traditional Chinese glazing technique.

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What is a Character Jug or a Toby Jug?

Royal Doulton have produced character jugs since the early 1900s, where a character jug features the head and shoulders of a figure, and a Toby jug traditionally will display the entire body of a character.

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