The type of pottery described in the previous chapter continued to be
made in all parts of England throughout the seventeenth, eighteenth and nineteenth
centuries, and much is still being...
Early in the nineteenth century came the introductions of pieces
decorated with lustre, both silver- and copper-coloured, and there was a great variety
among the finished products. Silver lustre...
Stoneware is a very hard non-porous type of pottery, introduced into
England in the sixteenth century from Germany. A feature of the ware is that it was glazed
by putting common salt into the kiln...
Sometime before 1600, with help from Continental potters and in
imitation of Continental wares, English potters were able to make a great advance. It was
by using an opaque white glaze on which...