Let us pause and remember our dear
friends the Dutch people and all those of other nations who perished
on Flight MH17.
"As you comprehend this
profound loss, let yourself cry knowing each tear is a note of
love rising to the heavens."
to collectors and admirers of Dutch Gouda Art Pottery & 20th
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designs and colours of Gouda pottery are simply stunning as can
be seen from these examples. They are a very small part of our
live in the County of Yorkshire here in the UK and warmly welcome
Gouda collectors from wherever you live in the world.
reason for this site is to share with you our love of collecting
Gouda pottery. It contains a selection from our collection, we
believe unique in the United Kingdom, plus pictures, articles
and information from collectors around the world. Some may not
like the format but we made it to look and feel like a reference
book with pages and an index (this page).
try to answer questions to the best of our knowledge but remember
there is still a huge amount unknown about Gouda pottery. We
neither claim perfection nor a closed mind.
must mention the ceaseless support of our friends from all over
Holland - Joop & Ria Nobel, Barbara & René Walraven,
Henk Wolffensperger & José van Bragt, Bert-Jan Baas,
Peter & Trudie Bierens, Bert & Joke Holthuysen, Friggo
Visser & Johan Karelse.
very special thanks to Ron Tasman for unflagging continued help
and support with many of our questions! Special thanks also to
Hotze & Elly Barendse, Patrick van den Berg, Dick & Nel
Bode, Nico van Eijk, Rick Erickson, Peter Cameron, Doreen &
George Gallimore, Dennis van den Hoek & family, Egbert Hughes,
Jan & Riet Peddemors, Phyllis Ritvo, David Tonge, Henk Veentjeer,
Arlene & Lee Van de Wetering. Royal Goedewaagen & all
the staff. Hans Vogels at Museum Gouda in Gouda & all the
staff. The staff at Royal Delft, in particular Jessica Wallien
- van Erkel. Saskia van den Berg & staff from the Purmerend
Museum. To all other museums in Holland, in the UK and all those
people who have wished to remain anonymous - they are from all
over the world - a big thank you.
has global interest. From photographs and questions you send,
some magnificent pieces exist all around the world. We receive
queries and photographs constantly and through our contacts have
made some wonderful friends. Countries, Provinces & States,
total of 148 at present, that have contacted us for information,
accessed the site or sent pictures, can be found at this link.
is provided simply for you by two dedicated collectors for the
love of collectors. You say keep the site simple, bright, colourful,
enjoyable and with lots of pictures - so we do. Enjoy your visit
and return soon.
use the home button, seen on every page, to
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collection began from a small vase inherited from Stuart's mother.
It came from a glass and china shop where she worked in the 1920's
and 1930's. Imagine the Art Nouveau and Art Deco pottery that
must have been on display. If only we could travel back in time!
know the saying about 'a bull in a china shop'. Well it seems
the shop was across the road from an abattoir. One day in 1930
a bull escaped and blundered into the shop doorway causing some
panic before being captured. Quite true - we can assure you!
decor name on the base marks but we know it is 'Linote' - one
of the classic PZH designs. Date is 1929. Slight chip on the
rim. No idea if the chip was on the vase back in 1930 - perhaps
it was the bull!
image or here for details.
of information & interest.
& other Dutch pottery from our collection. Some links not
yet active ~ others link to 'Bits & Bobs'.
features and information from collectors'.
pictures from around the world - now in 34 galleries.
look at the Collectors' Index Page as there are many clickable
thumbnails leading to larger pictures in the galleries.
Ivora exhibition Museum Gouda
a page with more information and pictures of the opening on Saturday
compliment the exhibition there will be a double issue of Vormen
uit Vuur, one of the leading magazines on ceramics. You can find
information here on the
Museum Gouda website.
|| The new book on Regina
pottery by our dear friend Joop Nobel. Note - this is now sold
soon from Dennis ~ Eggshell Porcelain from Rozenburg.
Jaap Gidding Part 3 from
Dennis ~ Chocolate to China.
of Ivora at Museum Gouda - see above and on this
again. This time a fake Purmerend Brantjes wall plate - see Gouda
- PZH Jan Schonk Monkey bookend and a Regina commemorative plate.
- updated with a PZH 50th Anniversary commemorative flask by
Eta Lempke and a Porceleyne Fles Incense Burner.
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but won't give any credit and sends abusive emails.
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