William Moorcroft began as a potter with the Macintyre pottery company in 1897, during which time he produced his own range he called Florian Ware before opening his own factory. Moorcroft was appointed official “Potters to H.M. the Queen” in 1928.
Moorcroft pottery is notable as each piece is hand painted with and many are made with a firing technique that produces vibrant colours. Primarily for decoration, antique Moorcroft pottery includes:
- Display Plates
- Display Bowls
- Lamp Bases
With early designs featuring delicate florals to later exotic flowers and Art Deco styles, Marple Antiques has Moorcroft pottery that looks beautiful in any home.