What Are Some Different Pottery Designs by Moorcroft?


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Moorcroft, a British pottery company founded in 1913, is perhaps best known for its brightly glazed vases adorned with intricate nature motifs. As of 2015, offerings from the company include pottery collections inspired by Christmas, music and the British Royal Family.

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Pottery designed by William Moorcroft, the founder of the company, is very collectible and includes vases, bottles, candlesticks, chalices, trays and bowls. These pieces are primarily decorated with motifs from nature, such as flowers, pomegranates, mushrooms, fish, birds and trees.

The company continues to produce art pottery with a similar style of ornamentation, but has also expanded its product range to include lamps, as well as pottery painted with contemporary motifs. As of 2015, the company produces collections inspired by Christmas scenes, music and dancing, and the landscape of the United Kingdom, among other things. In 2013, the company issued a commemorative line called "Royal Jo" to celebrate the birth of Prince George of Cambridge.

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