Langley Mill Pottery (Derbyshire)

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Post by 22 Crawford St. on September 4th 2016, 8:22 am

..well and in Conservative MPs homes DD.
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Post by denbydump on September 6th 2016, 10:09 pm

Ha Ha, and maybe Labour ones aswell!
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Post by denbydump on January 9th 2017, 8:16 pm

It's Langley Mill.
This is the earliest art pottery, (as opposed to utilitarian wares),
they made c1880, with the remains of a very rare paper label.
The range had no name so collectors simply call it "Blue and brown".
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Post by NaomiM on January 9th 2017, 8:20 pm

Cheers Most Excellent

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Post by denbydump on January 9th 2017, 8:26 pm

They were never marked at all, and the range was only cofirmed as Langley when
some shards were found during excavation of the pottery site in 1992.
Maybe they all had paper labels... interesting.

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Post by NaomiM on January 9th 2017, 8:35 pm

Nice :)

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Re: Langley Mill Pottery (Derbyshire)

Post by denbydump on January 9th 2017, 8:52 pm

Checking in the book, this specific paper label design is unrecorded.
A pity it's not all there, and the writing is indistinct.
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Post by NaomiM on January 9th 2017, 9:06 pm

Looks like there was a square label headed Langley Art Pottery, and a circular label over the top; maybe a price label?

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Post by Mordeep on January 9th 2017, 9:13 pm

Well certainly learned something. It is so similar to the competition labels I filled in the gaps. But an unrecorded label by a rare factory I would not have guessed. Think this is one for the reference books as I doubt we will see many more examples.
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Post by dantheman on January 9th 2017, 9:26 pm

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Post by 22 Crawford St. on January 9th 2017, 10:38 pm

Interesting and lovely - Label looks like it was scrubbed of ...recently?...... Poorly Frustrated

...bet you hoped it was Martin Bro? ...Christmas come late!
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Post by NaomiM on January 9th 2017, 10:56 pm

It's owned by a dealer friend. I said I'd ID it for him.

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Post by NaomiM on January 9th 2017, 10:58 pm

If anyone wants copies of the label photos, etc, then be my guest :)

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Post by Mordeep on January 10th 2017, 4:16 am

22 Crawford St. wrote:Interesting and lovely - Label looks like it was scrubbed of ...recently?...... Poorly Frustrated

...bet you hoped it was Martin Bro? ...Christmas come late!

I think the value is closer to a Martin brothers version than most would suspect. I guess this is top of the tree for Langley collectors so would command a high price. If it was Martin the design would put it bottom end. But of course Martin brothers do have very high prices to start with:shock:
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Re: Langley Mill Pottery (Derbyshire)

Post by NaomiM on May 1st 2017, 3:55 pm

Lovatts Langley miniature jug




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Re: Langley Mill Pottery (Derbyshire)

Post by denbydump on May 10th 2017, 7:32 pm

A standard cream jug shape from around 1900-1910.
Not seen one in that glaze with the gilding though.

Gilding was an optional extra, on order, with a comensurate price difference.
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Post by NaomiM on May 10th 2017, 7:36 pm

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