Pots And Pots

West German Pottery, Ceramics and Fat Lava

September 24, 2012
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WGP Spotted (19) – “Antiques Road Trip” TV Show – Series 4, Episode 2

The TV show ‘Antiques Road Trip’ must have proved popular, this latest series has seen the programme lengthen to an hour and move to a prime time slot on BBC2. The episode broadcast on the 18/09/2012 featured Thomas Plant and … Continue reading

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September 19, 2012
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WGP Spotted (18) – “Extensions and Improvements” Book

This book (published in 1973) is packed with some amazing retro extensions from the 1960s and 70s, including converting your garage into a living room (see below)    As I flicked through the book I think that I was willing … Continue reading

September 10, 2012
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Seeing Double – Roth and U-Keramik

There are numerous examples of different West German pottery companies producing very similar forms or decors. There are a number of different explanations for this phenomenon including: Popularity – Successful shapes or glazes were copied by competitors keen to maximise … Continue reading

September 6, 2012
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West German Pottery – Price Trends – August 2012

This update concludes a years worth of price trend analysis. Sale prices on eBay have been analysed to evaluate West German Pottery price trends. The aim is to monitor the changing value of Fat Lava pottery through analysis of UK … Continue reading