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Doulton Moves To Burslem

After firmly establishing Doulton’s Lambeth Art Department, Henry Doulton sought to cement the name of Doulton in the ceramic world by launching himself in the heart of the Potteries, buying an interest in the earthenware pottery firm of Pinder, Bourne & Co based in Nile St. Burslem in 1877.

The Versatility of Harry Simeon

Simeon’s versatility can be seen when one looks at the sheer variety of Lambeth wares he produced. Naturally there were many hand designed vases, but there were also late edition vases made between 1910 and 1925, as well as endearing Toby wares that he modelled and introduced in 1925.

Lambeth Art Wares

Whilst collectors today are most familiar with Doulton wares that are readily found, other art wares for reproduction were designed by equally great artists as Tinworth and Barlow.

The Great George Tinworth

George Tinworth is acknowledged as being the first and greatest Doulton artist, a mantle he carried for over 40 years. In George Tinworth a promising talent was seen; something that was of course Bourne out quickly.

The Diversity of Royal Doulton

We are already over half-way through Royal Doulton’s 200th Anniversary year and the thing that collectors comment most about regarding the new commemorative pieces that mark this landmark occasion is their sheer diversity – something that Royal Doulton has always been famous for.

Michael Doulton – 200 Years of Ceramic Innovation

During my 35 years as Royal Doulton Brand Ambassador, I have travelled the world meeting collectors and promoting the beautiful ceramic collections the company produces. The Royal Doulton story began in 1815, the same year as the battle of Waterloo. John Doulton, my great, great, great grandfather was asked by Martha Jones to join her […]