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14th NCS Winter Weekend

Flattery and Fakery:
The Art of Imitation

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Winter Weekend Programme

modern copy of a Ralph Toft slipware dish
Modern copy of a 17th century slipware dish. The potter's signature on the back suggest flattery.
Samson copy of Chinese porcelain punch bowl
Samson copy of Chinese porcelain bowl. Flattery or Fakery?
Cauliflower teapot in the style of 18th century Staffordshire made in 20th century
20th century copy of 18th century teapot. Probably fakery but possibly flattery.
London deflt bottle with added inscription
17th century London delft bottle with modern inscription. The bottle is real the date is fakery.

Member’s Showcase
Alcock & Co. figure

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Videos of potters and
 pottery making

Have you ever wondered how pots were really made and decorated?  Videos are a fascinating insight.

shelly slip pouring

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Autumn Programme

29 October
Grosvenor Museum, Chester
two presentations


Buckley Pottery

Christine Longworth

Renaissance to Regent Street: the Della Robbia Pottery of Birkenhead
Julie Carroll

26 November
University of Keele,
North Staffordshire

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