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surfing with helen bates - november 21, 2005 - usa, canada

updated tue 22 nov 05


Helen Bates on mon 21 nov 05

Surfing with Helen Bates - November 21, 2005 - USA, Canada

To contact me, use this e-mail address:
yelbanell AT

American Pottery Auction (Waasdorp, Clarence NY, USA)
(Featuring Decorated Stoneware) (To view past auction pieces and
results, hover your mouse pointer over the drop-down menu item "Past
Auction Results" and left-click on any of the auctions listed.) (The
page also links to an expose of a few fakes and reproductions being
sold as antique. See the "Announcements" menu item.)

Rufus Foshee Antiques (Camden, ME, USA)
(This company specializes in 18th and 19th century American and English
Pottery, including: Creamware, Creil, Jackfield (also known as Black
Glaze), Lustre, Mochaware, Pearlware, Red Unglazed Stoneware, English
Salt-Glazed Stoneware, Spatterware, Spongeware American and English,
Whieldon, English Yellow-Glaze, Strawberry (also Pearlware), Blue
Rockingham, Circus Pottery, French Faience) (Images may load slowly.)
(In this illustrated article on "Mochaware", Mr. Foshee writes: "The
term mochaware was first coined not with reference to the familiar
beverage, but rather to suggest the visual similarity between the
seaweed like slip decoration on some early wares and mocha stone, a
type of English agate with mossy green or red striations.")

North Carolina & Catawba Valley Pottery (Article)
(Drexel Grapevine Antiques, Valdese, NC, USA)
(Illustrated article with zoomable images, about Southern pottery from
the Catawba Valley, Seagrove, and other regions of North Carolina) (The
Drexel site has some other useful information on the business of
collecting and selling antiques.)

Ancient Pottery (Saskatchewan University, Saskatoon, SK, Canada)
(Originals and replicas for academic study - 6 pieces shown, plus
descriptive text and history.)

Historic Enterprises (Gwen Nowrick) (Ramona, CA, USA)
(Reproduction pottery from 14-16 C.) (Click on "Sundries.")


Helen Bates
Belleville, Ontario, Canada
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