Monthly Archives: September 2014

HUNGARIAN FOLK POTTERY – Slipwares and Redwares

Following on from the previous post about Hungarian folk pottery, here are some more examples. They are probably all 20th-century. These Hungarian (or Romanian) redwares were bought in 2003 in Sherborne in Dorset. The shop was selling country furniture and … Continue reading

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HUNGARIAN FOLK POTTERY – White slipwares and Bokály wine jugs

After visiting the Hungarian Ethnographic Museum in Budapest earlier in the year I have been looking more closely at the pieces I have at home. These were all bought in Bristol at different times – three from an antique dealer … Continue reading

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BROMPTON CEMETERY – JAEGER FAMILY TILED HEADSTONE 1950/53

This is the grave of Henry F Tomalin, son of Lewis Tomalin the founder of the clothing company Jaeger, his wife Dora and their son Miles in Brompton Cemetery, Chelsea, London. Erected in 1950? the pink and grey ivy tiles … Continue reading

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MODERNIST ARCHITECTURE – GROPIUS AND CHERMAYEFF IN CHELSEA

66 and 64 Old Church Street, Chelsea are just off the lower end of the Kings Road towards World’s End. Built in 1935/6, 66 was designed by Walter Gropius and Max Fry and is Gropius’s only major domestic building from … Continue reading

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