Majolica, coloured glazes – Paris France to Stoke-on-Trent England

Minton Peacock, Potteries Museum, Stoke-on-Trent

What reached Stoke-on-Trent from Paris? Could a 16th century Frenchman‚Äôs success with colored glazes be repeated in 19th century England? Herbert Minton thought so. Leon Arnoux is appointed Art Director in 1848 with the right know-how and at just the right time to make it happen. Yes, Bernard Palissy developed in France the chemistry and… Continue reading Majolica, coloured glazes – Paris France to Stoke-on-Trent England