Cottage Ware, Motto Ware

This famous and fun pottery has been manufactured in the south of England in Torquay, Devon and surrounding area, from the 1870s until the factories closed in the 1960s. 

It is usually of red clay decorated with bright glazes, cottages and mottos or sayings that run the gamut from proverbs and sound advice to nearly outrageous. Always fun and different and very collectible!

Cottage ware is... just that! Pottery items shaped like cottages by several major potteries.