Myott Pottery was established by two brothers, Ashley and Sydney Myott in 1898, in Staffordshire in England. The pottery continues today- although it has changed hands – and names- numerous times since.
Myott pottery is very collectable; especially art deco pieces from the turn of the century which now command hundreds of pounds. This work, ‘Camilla’ is ‘refined ironstone’ from the 60s. It’s starting to be collectable, due to the Myott name, and the general interest in 60s pottery [especially floral pottery.]
Camilla came in the two colourways shown: pink and yellow. The large oval platter in pink has a matching mug [not in image] and the boxed pin dishes [never used – ‘as new’] evidence the yellow colourway.
It’s not know where the name ‘Camilla’ came from: I thought [as did many collectors] that Camilla was a derivation of Camellia – which is one of the flowers of the motif. Maybe it’s just a woman’s name- maybe…it was named for the future Queen of England?
This collection is for sale: $AU55 [including coffee mug]
My idea with the 50s Rose collection is this: collect in a theme [roses] and a date [1950s] – then mass together on a wall.
These ten plates are by Myott, England; Swinnertons, England, Wood & Sons, England and Sovereign pottery, Australia. I collected them all individually, then once a certain mass has been obtained- display them altogether. Some of the plates are paired, and there are four of the ‘squircle’ Sovereign Pottery plates: arrange them randomly or in groups to fit the space available.
Start you own Rose collection today; or add to an existing collection- the plates are for sale: $AUD100