Ceramics covers a wide array of objects constructed out of various materials including earthenware, terracotta, stoneware, bone China and porcelain, to name but a few. They can include functional and decorative items such as tea sets, kitchenware, plates, figurines, vases and bowls.
Our Expert has appraised and sold ceramics at one of the largest auction houses in the world. She has worked for auction houses in America and Scotland, where she sold hundreds of lots of ceramics at bi-weekly auctions.
What ceramics are valuable?
Popular makers seen at auction include Moorcroft, Royal Doulton, Rookwood, Weller and Newcomb Pottery, Delft, Sevres, Wedgwood, Meissen, Hummel, Lladro and many, many more. Aside from the maker, the condition of the item has a great impact on the value, so try and keep your ceramics free of chips and cracks!
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