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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 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).
We 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 very dear and close
personal friends from Gouda - Joop & Ria Nobel. With very
special thanks to Ron Tasman and Friggo Visser for their unflagging
continued help and support with many of our questions! Special
thanks also to Hotze & Elly Barendse, Bert-Jan Baas, Patrick
van den Berg, Peter & Trudie Bierens, Dick & Nel Bode,
Nico van Eijk, Rick Erickson, Peter Cameron, Doreen & George
Gallimore, Bert & Joke Holthuysen, Dennis van den Hoek &
family, Egbert Hughes, Johan Karelse, Jan & Riet Peddemors,
Phyllis Ritvo, David Tonge, Henk Veentjer, Barbara & René
Walraven, Arlene & Lee Van de Wetering, Henk Wolffensperger
& José van Bragt. Royal Goedewaagen & all the
staff. Hans Vogels at MuseumgoudA in Gouda & all his 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 the Netherlands, here 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.
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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.
|| The new book on Regina
pottery by our dear friend Joop Nobel.
- updated with interesting little PZH jug.
- updated with more items from Philip.
Plateel Project - updated with news of the book
and a magazine article.
Ontario, Canada presents some Decor Breetvelt.
- more rubbish from Marktplaats.nl. and for a change rubbish
from eBay UK.
eBay - sellers
copying 'word for word' from our website without any credit.
A seller from the USA - 'go..n.i.a' - is the worse one. Please
see about eBay copyright here.
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Dutch pottery factories had many hundreds between them.
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