Bibliography & References

Reference Books used to confirm attributions

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Encyclopedia of British Pottery and Porcelain Marks by Geoffery Godden FRSA (Barrie and Jenkins) – When referenced in the text – it will appear as Godden followed by the Mark number and then the Page reference – as the New Hall mark shown below

New Hall (Godden 2875 p. 466)

Handbook of Pottery and Porcelain Marks by by John P. Cushion (Compiler), W. B. Honey (Compiler) – Faber and Faber – Referred to in the Text as (Cushion)

Pottery and Porcelain from Early Times Down to the Philadelphia Exhibition of 1876 by C. W. Elliott 1878 – Referred to in the Text as (Elliott)

Directory of European Porcelain by Ludwig Danckert 1981. Referred to in the Text as (Danckert)

Recommended Reading to help with the Identification and Dating of Marked and Unmarked Porcelain and Pottery (and for Specialised Research) (A-Z)

  • A Cabinet of British Creamers by Michael Berthoud
  • A Collector’s Guide to Thimbles by Bridget McConnel
  • A Compendium of British Cups by Michael Berthoud
  • A Directory of British Teapots by Michael Berthoud & Richard Maskell
  • Allen’s Authentication of Later Chinese Porcelain (1796AD – 1999AD) by Anthony J. Allen
  • Allen’s Introduction to Later Chinese Porcelain by Anthony J. Allen
  • An Anthology of British Cups by Michael Berthoud
  • An Anthology of British Teapots by Phillip Miller and Michael Berthoud
  • An Illustrated Encyclopedia of British Pottery and Porcelain by Geoffery Godden FRSA
  • Antiques at a Glance CERAMICS by James Mackay
  • Bergesen’s Price Guide: British Ceranics by Victoria Bergesen (1992)
  • Bow Porcelain by Elizabeth Adams and David Redstone
  • British Blue and White Porcelain Saucers by Steven Goss
  • British Porcelain Sauceboats of the 18th Century by Nicholas Panes
  • British Teapots & Tea Drinking Robin Emmerson
  • Catalogue of First Period Worcester Porcelain 1751-1783 Exhibition – ECC 1951
  • Caughley: Blue & White Patterns by The Caughley Society
  • Ceramics of Derbyshire 1750 – 1975 by H. G. Bradley
  • Chamberlain-Worcester Porcelain 1788-1852 by Geoffrey A. Godden FRSA
  • Chats on English China by Arthur Hayden (Edited and Revised by Cyril G. E. Bunt
  • Chinese Ceramics, The Indian Connection by Mary Greenshed & Peter Hardie
  • Chinese Export Porcelain in North America by Jean McClure Mudge
  • Chinese Export Porcelain: Standard Patterns and Forms 1780 to 1880 by Peter Herbert and Nancy Schiffer
  • Chinese Pottery and Porcelain by Li Zhiyan and Cheng Wen
  • Christie’s Pictorial History of European Pottery by Hugo Morley-Fletcher and Roger McIlroy
  • Coalport 1795 – 1926 by Michael Messenger
  • Collecting Old Lustre Ware by W. Bosanko
  • Creamware by Donald C. Towner
  • Creamware and Pearlware 1986 NCS Exhibtion Catalogue
  • Dated in Blue by Lois Roberts
  • Dictionary of Blue and White Printed Pottery 1780 – 1880 Vol I by A. W. Coysh and R. K. Henrywood
  • Dictionary of Blue and White Printed Pottery 1780 – 1880 Vol II by A. W. Coysh and R. K. Henrywood
  • Eastern Ceramics and other works of Art from the collection of Gerald Reitlinger – Ashmolean Museum
  • Eighteenth Century English Porcelain by George Savage
  • Eighteenth-Century Meissen Porcelain by J. Jefferson Miller II
  • Encyclopedia of British Porcelain Manufacturers by Geoffery Godden FRSA
  • English and Scottish Earthenware by G. Bernard Hughes (NB only about 16 pages on Scottish Pottery)
  • English Blue and White Porcelain of the 18th Century by Stanley Fisher
  • English Ceramics by Stanley Fisher
  • English Ceramics: The Frances and Emory Cocke Collection by Donald C. Pierce (Photography: Bill Roughen)
  • English Cream-coloured Earthenware by David Barker
  • English Potter – American Patriot : Extracts from the Extraordinary Life of Richard Champion by Nicholas Panes
  • Forgeries Fakes and Reproductions by George Savage
  • Godden’s Guide to English Porcelain by Geoffrey Godden
  • Guide to Ceramic Marks of the World by Jana Kybalová
  • Imari Satsuma and Other Japanese Export Ceramics by Nancy N. Schiffer
  • Liverpool Porcelain of the Eighteenth Century and its Makers by Knowles Boney
  • Lowestoft Porcelain in the Norwich Castle Museum Volume 1: Blue and White by Sheenah Smith
  • Lowestoft Porcelain in the Norwich Castle Museum:Volume 2: Polychrome by Sheenah Smith
  • Machin: Porcelains & Earthenwares by Bill Thom & Phillip Miller
  • Made in Liverpool: Liverpool Pottery and Porcelain 1700 – 1850 – Edited by E.Myra Brown and Terence A. Lockett
  • Marks on Chinese Ceramics by Gerald Davison
  • Mason’s Patent Ironstone China by G. A. Godden
  • Masterpieces of Chinese Export Porcelain from the Mottahedeh Collection in the Virginia Museum by David Howard and John Ayers
  • Miles Mason Porcelain: A Guide to Patters and Shapes by Deborah S. Skinner and Velma
  • Minton Patterns of the First Period by Robert Cumming and Michael Berthoud
  • More small Decorative Antiques by Therle Hughes
  • New Hall by David Holgate
  • New York and the China Trade by David Sanctuary Howard
  • Oriental Antiques & Art: An Identification and Value Guide by Sandra Andacht (1987)
  • Oriental Blue and White by Sir Harry Garner
  • Painted in Blue by Lois Roberts
  • Pinxton Porcelain 1795-1813 by C. Barry Sheppard
  • Porzellan des 18. Jahthunderts by Sigfried Ducret & Michael Wolgensinger (German)
  • Spode by Leonard Whiter
  • Spode and Copeland Marks by Robert Copeland
  • Staffordshire Porcelain Geoffrey Godden
  • Staffordshire Portrait Figures by P. D. Gordon Pugh
  • Staffordshire Potters, 1781-1900: A Comprehensive List Assembled from All Known Contemporary Directories with Selected Marks by Dick Henrywood and R. K. Henrywood
  • The Art of East Asia Edited by Gabriele Fahr-Becker
  • The Art of the Potter: European Pottery in the National Museums & Galleries on Merseyside by E. Myra Brown
  • The Genius of China 1973 Exhibition Catalogue – Royal Academy
  • The Hatcher Porcelain Cargoes: The Complete Record by Colin Sheaf and Richard Kilburn (1988)
  • The Helen D Ling Collection of Chinese Ceramics Edited by Jason C. Kuo
  • The Illustrated Guide to Liverpool Herculaneum Pottery by Alan Smith
  • The Illustrated Guide to Lowestoft Porcelain by Geoffrey A. Godden
  • The Illustrated Guide to Mason’s Ironstone China by Geoffrey A. Godden
  • The Leeds Pottery by Donald Towner
  • The Leeds Potter 1771-1881 Vol 1 by John D. Griffin
  • The Leeds Potter 1771-1881 Vol 2 by John D. Griffin
  • The Phillips Guide to English Porcelain of the 18th and 19th Centuries by John Sandon
  • The Price Guide to 18th Century English Porcelain by Simon Spero (1970)
  • The Price Guide to 19th Century and 20th Century British Pottery by David Battie and Michael Turner
  • The Price Guide to Pot-Lids and other Underglaze Prints on Pottery by A. Ball (1970)
  • The Yorkshire Potteries by John D. Griffin
  • Treasures from the East: Chinese Export Porcelain for the Collector by Elinor Gordon
  • Understanding Miniature British Pottery and Porcelain 1730 – Present Day by Maurice and Evelyn Milbourn (1983)
  • Wedgwood: A Collectors’s Guide by Peter Williams
  • Wedgwood at the Lady Lever Art Gallery by Robin Emmerson
  • Welsh Ceramics in Context Part I – Edited by Jonathan Gray
  • Welsh Ceramics in Context Part II – Edited by Jonathan Gray
  • William Brownfield and Son (s):An illustrated guide to Brownfield wares 1837 – 1900 by Tim H. Peake
  • William Greatbatch a Staffordshire Potter by David Barker
  • Worcester Blue and White Porcelain 1751-1790 (New Edition 1989) by Lawrence Banyan & John Sandon
  • Worcester Porcelain by Dinah Reynolds
  • Worcester Porcelain 1751 – 1793 by Henry Sandon
  • Yixing Pottery: A Collection of Best Artistic Works by Shanghai People’s Fine Art Publishing House (Only a small portion of the book is in English)

Recommended Websites

British and European

Rest of the World

Useful Museum Websites

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Regular Image Contributors & Copyrights

  • [GGP] Gaile Griffin Peers
  • [LG] Lorely Griffiths

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  • [SSS] Sidney S. Skinner