Where did the making of pottery come from?
It originated due to the needs of people, and some of these aspects were the following: Due to this need to water the crops, and the necessity of this, it was essential to find material that was fitting to certain criteria, and they were: The one material that fit the bill on this was, of course, clay.
Why was pottery made in the Roman Empire?
It began during the Roman empire, and it was one of the main places that saw the changes to the pottery industry. The reason for this is because of the following:
Why did glazes change the use of pottery?
Glazes revolutionized decorating pottery because it made a big change in the use of it, simply because of the following: This was probably the biggest development, and it was primarily used in porcelain cups and pitchers, and it was popular in western Asia too.
Why did people start to use pottery molds?
Pottery molds became popular because people were using it to help create items in a more mass-produced fashion, and it also helped shape the glass blowing industry, since pottery cups were starting to fall out of fashion, and people were using cups instead made of glass.
How to tell if a piece of pottery is porcelain?
We have tried to include as many ceramics and pottery marks as possible, but also tried to avoid too much duplication. Scan the index of this pottery marks identification guide to help you identify your pottery or porcelain. If we have additional information on the pottery mark or piece, you can click the image to open that section.
Why was Mark Marshall interested in making pottery?
The reason he was attracted to Marshall was due to the abundance of the two natural ingredients his business needed—white clay and water. Through a series of ownerships, the pottery finally fell into the hands of Sam Ellis around 1905.
Where can I find an example of pottery?
If we have additional information on the pottery mark or piece, you can click the image to open that section. If no additional information is currently available, the potter will be named below the image and clicking will open the Antique Collectibles gallery, to assist you with any examples of the potters’ items we may have listed.
Who are the owners of Doulton pottery marks?
Click an image to open the full Doulton marks section. The range of Moorcroft Pottery marks begins with William Moorcroft’s time at the MacKintyre pottery and covers the 100 year history of design and ownership by William, his son Walter Moorcroft, other more current owners and marks of artists and designers from the Moorcroft Design Studio.