Every Staffordshire Figure Association member may offer a selection of figures and books for sale to the public per year.
Members wishing to use this service are asked to submit one image, a description, a price, restoration / damage information and contact detail by clicking here.
The Staffordshire Figure Association makes no representations about the authenticity or condition of figures on this page but will remove any that we believe to be flagrant misrepresentations. Sellers are private individuals and the Staffordshire Figure Association does not take a service fee or percentage of any sales. If you are interested in purchasing, please contact the seller directly.
Staffordshire Figure Association Member Dealers
In our membership we have a number of specialist Staffordshire figure dealers, and as such we feature them below. Whatever stage of collecting you are at, they may be able to help you find a special piece. There are of course many other wonderful antiques businesses, fairs and individuals that buy and sell Staffordshire figures – they just aren’t members (yet). Do let us know if a dealer particularly impresses you!
Nick Burton English Pottery
Nick Burton is a specialist in fine English pottery and is in the process of constructing a coffee table type book on his website with information and lovely pictures of superb quality wonderful Staffordshire figures. The book is an acknowledgment to our Staffordshire Potters.
Barbara Gair has been trading in quality antiques for over 40 years, specialising in Staffordshire figures, fairings, Mason ware and other ironstone wares.
Antique shop in the historic town of Presteigne specialising in Welsh and early Staffordshire pottery. Julie and Andy Brisbane have been in the business for over 30 years, and also organise the delightful antiques fair Antiques in Tents. Julie can be contacted via Facebook, on +44 (0)7974356128 / +44 (0)1544267033 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the heart of the Wye Valley, Nicholas Frost’s shop in Priory Street, Monmouth, has evolved over generations to become a specialist outlet for antique Staffordshire figures.
John Howard at Heritage
John and Linda Howard first set up their business in 1976 and are now based in Woodstock, near Oxford. They sell early English cream bodied lead-glazed pottery, Staffordshire pearlware figures, Prattware, lusterware, English delftware, slipware, and quality examples from the UK of potteries from the seventeenth to early nineteenth century.
Madelena Antiques was founded in 1997 by David Tulk, who runs the business with his son Ben. They buy and sell all over the world from their home base in Essex, with a specialist focus on Staffordshire figures as well as other ceramic, glass and textile works.
Mears & Boyer
Ivan Mears and David Boyer have been dealing in Staffordshire figures, and most aspects of eighteenth and nineteenth century British pottery for over 30 years. Their interest in pottery stems from a love of the items, and the history surrounding each and every piece. From the naïve charm of early nineteenth century bocage figures, to such varied ceramics as Sunderland lustre, transferware, Prattware, creamware, Delftware and Gaudy Welsh, they love them all.
Pickleherring Pottery is run by John Cockburn in London. Ever since a school visit to a local museum in Sunderland he has been passionate about antique British pottery. This early introduction to the region’s tribal art and our vernacular history in potted form, has led to a lifelong enthusiasm for antique pottery from the British Isles.
Based in Liverpool, RTS Antiques specialises in the sale of nineteenth century Victorian Staffordshire figures and pre-Victorian pottery figures. Damon Revans-Turner lives with his wife Helen in Liverpool, where he runs RTS Antiques, offering state-of-the-art viewing facilities and a bespoke service tailored to each individual customer.
Bay House Antiques
Susan and James White have been running Bay House Antiques in Newnan, Georgia for over 30 years. They specialise in fine antique porcelain and ceramics, including Staffordshire figures. The company exhibits at antiques shows. They can be contacted on +1 (770)252-4945.
Bishop & Daughter Antiques
Bishop & Daughter Antiques is Susan Bishop and Darcy McGroarty. They are located in FL and PA. Having lived in the UK along with frequent visits over many years, they fell in love with this British folk art tradition along with the wonderful history that the figures and transferware represent.
Allison Moore is based in California, where she exhibits Staffordshire figures and other wares at antiques shows. She can be contacted on email@example.com and +1 805-909-9093
Elinor Penna was one of the first female sports journalists in the US. She began collecting Staffordshire in the 1970s and is now the foremost dealer in nineteenth century Staffordshire pottery in the US.
Earle D. Vandekar of Knightsbridge Inc.
With an illustrious history in Europe dating back more than 100 years, Paul Vandekar and his wife Deidre Healy exhibit at numerous shows across the US including San Francisco, New York, Nantucket, Newport, Philadelphia, and Delaware. They specialise in antique decorative arts from the seventeenth to the twentieth century including British and European ceramics – antique porcelain, antique pottery and antique tin-glazed earthenware such as Delft and English delftware.
We warmly welcome new members.
Wherever you are in the world, whether you are an experienced collector, a researcher interested in the folk art of England, or just someone who is intrigued by Staffordshire figures, please join us for £45 / $50 per year per household.