NON PARIEL (SCENIC/ROMANTIC) BURGESS & LEIGHMANILLA (ORIENTAL) by PODMORE & WALKERLONSDALE (FLORAL SEMI PORCELAIN)) RIDGWAYSAUROREA (FLORAL IRONSTONE) PETRIUS REGOUTWAGON WHEEL (BRUSH STROKE) MAKER UNKNOWNCOPPER LUSTER BRUSH STROKE FLOW BLUE, C 1840-50 The majority of earlier pieces have been produced on an ironstone medium which post dates pearlware.
We already know as collectors and dealers that Flow Blue Pottery has been in existence since 1830 onward.
This ground was quickly applied with an air brush and then the transfer was applied over the top.
This ground is used on both bone china and earthen ware.
The rise in home entertainment has been matched by the introduction of contemporary, functional tableware.
There are four major categories in which flow blue is ranked: (A) Romantic or Scenic, (B) Oriental, (C) Floral and (D) Brush Stroke.
Most cobalt used in the production of blue & white and flow blue was sourced in Saxony, Germany.
By now England and Germany were at war and were no longer allies, therefore cobalt ceased export from Germany.
John Doulton completed his apprenticeship, earning a reputation as one of the best pot throwers in London.
John Doulton then joined forces with Lambeth Pottery owner Martha Jones and foreman John Watts to form Jones, Watts and Doulton in 1815.