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Antiques - Art Deco - Art Nouveau - Ceramics - Delftware - Gouda - Pottery
AARDEWERK EN ZO
Henk's shop in Muntendam, has Dutch pottery, glass and other good quality ceramics.
ABOUT-ARTS.COM ARTS DIRECTORY
Antiques resources directory with related websites.
AMERICAN ART POTTERY ASSOCIATION
A site which promotes an interest understanding, appreciation, and recognition of American Art Pottery.
ANSETA VINTAGE COLLECTION
Annette's beautifully presented website specializes in vintage ceramics, glass and lighting with Scandinavian, French, German and Italian items to name but a few.
ANTIQUES & COLLECTABLES
For a huge selection of pottery and ceramics collectables, visit Rodge at his fascinating site.
ANTIQUE HANGUPS & CYBERMALL
Over 1,500 Items Online! Antiques, Ephemera, Collectibles, Books, Magazines, Ads, Sports, Jewelry, Genealogy, Memorabilia, a FREE Newsletter, CyberMall, Free Classifieds, Historical Trivia, and Research Articles, Vacation Accommodations, and Educational Site.
Antiques and Collectibles information and resources.
ART DECO EXPRESS
Art Deco Express has a great site for all Art Deco enthusiasts. With glass, ceramics, statues, clocks, posters and much more. They also offer a variety of services from sourcing an elusive piece, interior design service, colour schemes & themes.
ART DECO WORLD
Online store specializing in quality, original streamline-modern decorator items, home wares, collectables and gifts from the 1920's, 30's and 40's.
ART NOUVEAU INFO
This site has lots of very interesting information about the Art Nouveau movement - artists, companies, places, locations and more.
Information about Ashtead Pottery. The pottery had a short life, being in business for just 12 years from 1923 to 1935. The factory was in the village of Ashtead in Surrey, England. Set up with the aim of providing employment for disabled ex-servicemen and once gave work for up to forty men.
BRITISH ART GALLERY
Worldwide shipping of original and landscape paintings by Scotland's largest
supplier .. Scotland Art.com.
Capriolus specialises in Dutch plateel.
It is an excellent website and has a vast amount of information.
Ceramics Restored offer a professional restoration and conservation service that is able to deal with the care and repair of all types of china, pottery and porcelain.
Situated on the outskirts of Exeter, Devon here in the UK.
Ceramics Today is a comprehensive site exploring all aspects of ceramics and pottery. The links database has about 1500 ceramics links, the largest regularly maintained ceramics links database anywhere on the net.
Our friend John Laurance owns Cherob Antiques & Curiosa. His main interests are Dutch pottery, particularly the old Delft potteries and the Art Nouveau & Deco Gouda periods. These include De Porceleyne Fles, Makkum, Zuid-Holland, Rozenburg, Brantjes and Regina. Plus a very varied taste in collectables from Lalique, metal chocolate moulds, Olympic Games memorabilia to Dutch Royal commemoratives. John has a shop within the Antique Centre 'De Looier' in the Oud-West district of Amsterdam on the Elandsgracht.
Note - these links take you to the Amsterdam.info site as John no longer has a website.
CHINA REPAIRS AND RESTORATIONS
David Battams from Milton Keynes, here in the United Kingdom, has been restoring since 1998. His clients include dealers and private collectors. David has restored a variety of ceramics including - Chinese porcelain, Royal Winton, Meissen, Lladro, Nao Dressel Kister, Beswick, Hancocks, Coalport, Wedgwood, Worcester, Maling and Royal Doulton to name but a few.
He also restores Gouda pottery - we can personally vouch for his excellent work!
Het leven en werk van mijn opa - Chris Lanooy. The life and work of my grandpa - Christiaan Johannes Lanooy. This site by Hedda v. Engelenburg-Lanooij is about her grandfather, one of the most prominent ceramicists and glass designers of the early 20th century.
The biggest vintage and antique resource directory on the web!
Look for collectibles on this online web directory.
COLLECTICS WEB DIRECTORY
Large, eclectic mix of consignment shop, antiques & collectibles mall, bookstore, reference information, arts & events magazine, collecting web directory and museum featuring Art Deco, Art Nouveau and Arts & Crafts design 1890-1935.
COLLECTING AT COLLECTABLES
Lots of valuable information on all aspects of collecting pottery and porcelain. Different potteries, styles of pottery and porcelain that will help you to collect with more confidence.
The Collecting Network is a consortium of collectors, antiques and collectibles dealers, auctioneers, antique show promoters, antiques mall owners and trade leaders.
The Collector's Portal.
A treasure of information on hundreds of different topics and websites including Pottery and Porcelain.
Quote - "The largest exclusive antiquing and collecting online directory".
DELFTWARE & PORCELEYNE FLES
Rick Erickson is an authority on Dutch Delftware, in particular De Porceleyne Fles. He has written many articles and given lectures on the subject. Rick's new book on De Porceleyne Fles is out now to coincide with the 350th anniversary (1654) of the factory.
You can visit Rick's website here which has information about Fles and the new book.
See also Royal Delft Collectors' Society below.
DenRon Collections in Amsterdam was started in 1996 by Dennis & Ron who are great admirers of Her Majesty Queen Wilhelmina of The Netherlands. They also have other collectables of other members of the Dutch Royal family in their amazing collection. Dennis & Ron also design and commission royal commemoratives for present day events. They can be klomps, beakers or whatever. These are all hand painted, numbered and made in limited editions of 30 per item. Plus as a bonus - they also collect 1960's Beatles memorabilia! Take a look at their site.
Online webshop selling all kinds of Dutch pottery. Including Gouda, Flora, Makkum, Mobach, glass and antique silver.
DREXEL GRAPEVINE ANTIQUES
Search this site. There are many links to other antiques and collectables.
De Porceleyne Fles specialist Chris has garniture sets, tableaux, chargers and cloisonné tiles on his site.
Items are from 1850 -1950.
DUTCH - ART COLLECTIBLES
A well presented and wide range of Dutch pottery, ceramics & glass from Art Nouvea to the retro 1950's. A comprehensive site with a lexicon of architects, designers and more as a bonus.
GPSA's pottery links page leads to pottery and porcelain related sites.
GOUDA & ENVIRONS
A vast amount of information about the town of Gouda and surrounding area. With many links to other sites and information sources,travel, etc. Presented by Peter Glebbeek.
GOUDSE KERAMIEK DAGEN - Gouda Ceramic Day.
Website of the famous Gouda Ceramics Festival. The festival is held every year for two days always on Ascension Day and the day after. Many ceramics artists take part from all over the world. They exhibit and sell their work on the huge market square in the centre of Gouda around the charming mediaeval City Hall building. In 2009 the event takes place on Thursday May 21 and Friday May 22.
GRANDMA KATIE'S SHOE SHOPPE
Our friend Cathern from Mukwonago (Southern Waukesha County), Wisconsin, USA, is an expert on porcelain and pottery shoes. She has a particular passion for Dutch clogs and is an avid collector! Her website has many shoes of all types for sale.
A collectables and antiques directory portal to many interesting websites.
They have a new new website which is CollectibleListing.com. This provides another portal for online antiques and collectables.
INTERNATIONAL CERAMIC DIRECTORY
An international directory with links to ceramic artists, manufacturers, historical sites and more.
IN STIJL antiques, design and collectables is a website as well as a fabulous shop in the town of Boskoop, near Gouda, the Netherlands. IN STIJL specializes in Dutch, European and Scandinavian ceramics, porcelain and art glass along with a variety of other fascinating collectors items.
JIM SPEERS POTTERY
A full time production potter in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Look around some of his "production ware" and a brief history of his work. Also visit other pottery related sites. A good site with lots of interesting links and information.
Jan Kansy has a very interesting and informative website of German ceramic boxes from his private collection. They were manufactured between WW1 & WW2 or are from the Weimar Republic through the Nazi Regime (1918-1945).
KIJK NOU EENS
Diddy & Janine welcome you to their shop of curiosa, glass, ceramics, earthenware, lighting and much more.
Rob & Saskia Meershoek's superb website specialized in selling applied arts and in particular contemporary ceramic art and studio pottery.
KUNSTHANDEL HERMINE GULDEMOND
Specializes in Dutch ceramics from the period 1880-1940 and French 'Schneider' glass from c.1925.
LATTIMORE'S GLOBAL ART DECO DIRECTORY
Masses of information and deco links to follow.
LINTHORPE ART POTTERY
David's site illustrates the rich diversity of shapes, glazes and decorative effects of Linthorpe Art Pottery. The factory in Middlesbrough on Tees, in the UK, was in production from 1879 to 1889.
The home page of Marinus Kalk which has a great deal of information about water colours, painting, antiques, antique dealers, curiosa and much more. Many excellent links.
"U bent op de homepage van Marinus Kalk (roepnaam:Rinus). Deze site wordt regelmatig aangepast, maar heeft toch al wat vaste vorm gekregen. Het is mijn bedoeling om deze homepage informatief in te richten ten behoeve van mijn beroep (economie onderwijs) en hobby's (o.a. aquarelleren en het snuffelen op vlooien-/curiosamarkten en verzamelbeurzen)."
MATCH STRIKER GALLERY
Anthony from the UK, has a fine collection of match strikers from all over the world, including some Gouda.
His site is dedicated to providing information and images about match strikers and the firms that made them.
MID OHIO COLLECTIBLES
Your Source for Roseville Pottery. We are collectors and resellers of Ohio Art Pottery, Specializing in Roseville Pottery. Our site contains history and information on Rookwood, Weller, Roseville, and Hull pottery. It also contains a photo gallery of nearly 100 examples of Roseville pottery.
Mytton Antiques - an antique dealer in Shrewsbury, Shropshire here in the UK. They supply antique furniture, decorative antique items, decorative antiques, antique collector pieces, 18th century antique furniture and 19th century antique furniture.
NEW CASTLE DELFT
Charles Allen's site, New Castle Delft, produces a wide range of handmade delftware and on-glaze ceramics and tiles individually made to your requirements.
NICO VAN EIJK
Nico and Margreet van Eijk are floral decor & design, flower and plant specialists. They also have a superb collection and display of Gouda pottery for sale on their new premises in Reeuwijk, Holland. See their website for more information and an article with pictures here.
NVK (DUTCH CERAMISTS ASSOCIATION)
An organization run by and looking after the interests of professional artists and designers working with ceramics.
OLD DUTCH POTTERY
Teun Duynstee always has some very nice items of Gouda, Delft, Makkum, Rozenburg, Porceleyne Fles and other Dutch pottery for sale. He can often be found at his stall at the Gouda Wednesday and Delft Saturday markets.
P & P KERAMIEK
Jan & Riet Peddemors, own a shop and pottery on Naaierstraat in Gouda. Riet is a potter and she holds pottery workshops for adults and children. Jan has some very good pieces of Gouda plateel for sale. Well worth a visit. Easy to find just off the town hall square.
Jan & Riet have a new website showcasing their Gouda plateel for sale and the ceramic works of Riet. Their shop now has a number of separate cabinets displaying Gouda plateel from various dealers.
You can find it here or at http://plateel/tumblr.com
Perfect Pieces are specialists in British pottery from the 20th century including Troika, Carlton Ware, Poole, Pendelfin rabbits and much more.
A website about Dutch plateel.
PORCELAIN MARKS & MORE
If you are looking for a German porcelain mark or manufacturer, this is the place to look. A vast amount of information on this great website.
Joe Altare is a collector of Regina and has some fine pictures from his collection.
Mike's collection of retro ceramics and glass from the 1950's to 1980's is well worth a visit. Mainly English but includes the great retro produced in Germany, The Netherlands and Scandinavia, together with some British Royal commemoratives and Dutch Delft tiles.
ROB MUYLAERT KERAMIEK
Site for some beautiful pottery and other links.
Rob's site has his own collection of Poole pottery, together with lists of marks and other reference materials. Lots of information and high quality pictures.
ROYAL DELFT COLLECTORS' SOCIETY
The Royal Delft Collectors' Society was established by Rick Erickson. Rick is a devoted collector, an authority on Dutch Delftware and author. De Porceleyne Fles members have come together as a group from all over the world with a special interest in collecting De Porceleyne Fles. Visit the site and join if you have an interest in the beautiful products of "De Porceleyne Fles".
An extensive directory of websites.
An excellent site which has been developed and is run by collectors with the primary aim of promoting a wider interest in studio ceramics. The aim is to provide increasingly "seamless" links between potters, galleries and collectors.
STYLE & DESIGN
On line shopping & specialist encyclopedia on glass and 19th and 20th Century design classics. Specialists in glass, ceramic and metal objects of beauty.
Susie Cooper was one of the great English ceramics designers of the 20th Century. Information on her patterns, factory marks, collectors news, picture gallery and much more can be found at the excellent and the original Susie Cooper Information Site.
THE ARTS & CRAFTS HOME
Providers of a complete home furnishing service, from a fork to a dining table to a whole house. They specialise in the finest replicas of the greatest designers of this period and supply Gothic Revival and Aesthetic designs and also manufacture and supply the designs of William Morris, Voysey, Mackintosh, Dresser, Godwin, Pugin, De Morgan and Knox.
THE COLLECTORS COMPANION
A site for collectors and dealers of antiques and collectables.
From the publishers of The Collectors Companion Magazine.
THE COLLECTORS REGISTRY
The Collectors Registry, an online community for collectors and the whole family.
THE COLLECTORS WEEKLY
One of the very best sites we have seen for collectors. Simply packed with information. A must to visit!
THE POTTERY STUDIO
A knowledge base for collectors, students and lovers of all kinds of pottery. This is a really good site with a vast amount of information.
THESE OLD JUGS
A website of vintage and contemporary American and European art pottery and prints. Categories include - American Vintage, Contemporary American, European Pottery & Art and Decorative Objects.
An informative website about Velsen telling the history of the factory, pictures and stories by some original painters. Also contains a brief history of De Leidsche Fles.
Arjen's website is very comprehensive with lots pictures and information about Dutch Ceramics and other collections. If you are a collector you can also show pictures of your collection on the website as well.
Willem Stuurman was a Dutch artist in pottery. He worked from 1928 to 1934 at Kennemerland, St. Lukas, Maarssen, Zenith and Goedewaagen. This is a great site with lots of pictures and good links.
A varied collection of Asian, Chinese, Japanese and European art and antiques.
WORLD COLLECTORS NET
World Collectors Net, a meeting place for collectors. Information and features on popular collectibles and more.
BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION
Having suffered two heart attacks this charity is very "close to my heart". Pun intended! - Stuart.
Another charity Stuart has first hand knowledege of.
Another charity Stuart has first hand knowledege of.
REDWINGS HORSE SANCTUARY
We are Life Members of this wonderful charity.
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Some other interests
Native American pueblo pottery & Indian Art-Southwestern USA
In particular Acoma Pottery also pottery by the leading master scraffito artist and painter Norman Lansing of the Ute Indian Tribe. We have examples of this work collected from our many travels to the USA. You can see a beautiful etching on ceramic here.
VULCAN TO THE SKY
The the only airworthy Vulcan bomber in the world
We are proud to have donated money to keep this magnificent aircraft flying. Our support and that of thousands of others has ensured she is seen in the air where she belongs.
Message from Dr Robert Pleming FRAeS - CEO of Vulcan to the Sky Trust
"Many thanks for all your support Stuart and Kim - much appreciated!!" Best wishes. Robert. Image courtesy of vulcantothesky.org
Some people like it in the day but astronomers prefer the night
Stuart is the Honorary Life President of Sheffield Astronomical Society here in the UK and Kim is a past President.
The original logo of the society was designed by Kim who also designed the logo for the Federation of Astronomical Societies - FAS.
Kim is an accomplished artist whose degree course was in Fine Art. Kim has designed and painted artwork for many people and is a superb painter of astronomical art having won many awards.
In remembrance of Sir Patrick Moore who died in December 2012.
Sir Patrick Alfred Caldwell-Moore, CBE, FRS, FRAS. 1923 March 4 - 2012 December 9
AMATEURS ASTRONOMES du LUXEMBOURG
Our good friends at the Official Luxembourg Astronomical Society. We were guests at their observing site for the 1999 total solar eclipse.
HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE
For the latest "out of this world" pictures from the orbiting telescope. You really should look at this site. Some beautiful "wallpaper" images for your computer.
SHEFFIELD ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY
Local amateur astronomical society. The original logo was designed by Kim.
Kim also designed the original logo for the Federation of Astronomical Societes.
Our dear friend Andrew Green, who we have known since he was a small boy, is the owner of the UK's premier mobile planetarium. Stardome is a 6-metre inflatable planetarium, one of the largest in the UK.
The Stardome features superior technology including a large 6-metre dome, seating in chairs for 30+ people - a professional auditorium with no sitting on the floor, zip tent-style entrance - no tunnel to crawl down, large screen data projection and Hi-tech Holmestronic star projector for full dome projection.
So you schools and colleges out there - get in touch with Andrew.
The UKs national fraud reporting centre. A website devoted to action against internet fraud, email scams, postal fraud, etc.
ALTA VISTA BED & BREAKFAST
May 2011 - Gaila has decided to retire. Alta Vista is closed for the present so they are not taking any bookings.
Visiting Tucson Arizona? - then you must stay with our very dear friends Peter & Gaila who own Alta Vista Bed & Breakfast. Their beautuful home has a magnificent outlook of the Santa Catalina Mountains in the North and to the East, the Rincon Mountains. Below, the Tanque Verde Valley spreads itself before you. At night the lights of Tucson beckon you to some great dining and on return the starlit sky awaits your gaze as you relax in the pool or tub. Breakfasts are magnificent with all home cooked goodies! Peter & Gaila are great people who will make your stay so very memorable.
Views of Alta Vista taken by Kim. Below right is Roadie the resident and hungry roadrunner!
SHEFFIELD ON THE INTERNET
Information source for Sheffield, South Yorkshire and the Peak District for business, tourism, visitors and expats.