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Sharpes Pottery Museum
West Street
Swadlincote, Derbyshire
DE11 9DG
United Kingdom

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Bretby Art Pottery Monkey Ashtray
Sharpes Pottery Museum
Perhaps one of the best examples of some of bizzare items that Bretby Art Pottery produced. This socially incorrect monkey with his life size cigarette is made even more ugly... more
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T. G. Green Mixing Bowl
Sharpes Pottery Museum
This iconic item sits in many a kitchen cupboard and has been a part of the baking of thousands, if not millions of cakes since the 1930s. The local potteries of South... more
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Bretby Art Pottery Papillion Figure
Sharpes Pottery Museum
The first mention of this beautiful Bretby figure can be found in the 1896 Pottery Gazette. The original design was more elaborate than the Ivorine figure here, featuring... more
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Bretby Art Pottery Closinee Vase
Sharpes Pottery Museum
This is one of the most popular series wares ever produced by Bretby Art Pottery. Introduced in 1895 it comprised simple slip cast shapes with a dark matt background. The... more
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Sharpe's Pottery Worker's Contract
Sharpes Pottery Museum
This fascinating document gives an insight into what it would have been like for many of the local inhabitants in late C19th Swadlincote. The majority of the populous were... more
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The Unnamed man commemorative Jug
Sharpes Pottery Museum
This unique piece originated at Bretby Art Pottery in Swadlincote but beyond that it’s purpose is somewhat of a mystery. In 1936 Bretby Art Pottery produced a series of... more
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Teapot after kiln explosion
Sharpes Pottery Museum
This wonderful object is one of our favourite’s here at Sharpe’s. We have no record of how we came by it or even which pottery produced it but it has a story to tell.... more
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Cornishware
Sharpes Pottery Museum
It is an easy mistake to make to believe that Cornishware was produced in Cornwall. In fact, from its invention in the 1920s up until 2007 the iconic blue and white striped... more
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Saggar
Sharpes Pottery Museum
A Saggar is a large fire clay container in which clay ware (i.e. plates, cups etc.) is stacked while it is being fired. The clay underground all around the Swadlincote area... more
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Two seater pail closet
Sharpes Pottery Museum
The friendly communal loo! This is another example of an early toilet system from a local village church in South Derbyshire. Lack of water supply led to the simplest... more
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