The collection

A few pieces from the collection.

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A piece from the Collection (below)

This delightful blue Bristol glazed tea set, was made at the Bakewell Brothers Pottery works in Erskineville, Sydney, in the mid 1940s, each piece has its original paper sticker and is stamped on the base: ‘NEWTONE POTTERY SYDNEY.ʼ

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Recently acquired (above)

This large 76cm high salt glazed garden urn was made at the Fowlers Pottery at Camperdown, Sydney c. 1865, and is decorated with two Lion heads and two Lillie flower plaques along with three rows of repeated gum leaves, it is impressed on the base edge four times: ‘E. FOWLER POTTER CAMPERDOWN.ʼ

The collection is devoted to potters and potteries established between 1788 and 1920, and includes pieces from those who continued after 1920 until they closed.

We are also interested in adding further early Australian pottery pieces to the collection by gift, bequest or purchase.

If you have a piece or pieces you may wish to donate, bequeath or sell please get in touch and send photographs.

Please upload up to five (5) images, including the base: