THE NORTH AMERICAN TORQUAY SOCIETY (N.A.T.S.)
If you are interested in Torquay pottery you may find these Links to related societies, reference works, places in Torquay and services such as pottery restoration and vacation properties in Devon useful:
The Torquay Pottery Collectors Society is the English society for Torquay pottery collectors. The website provides access to Scandy On Line which contains a "sampler" of Scandy the quarterly magazine published by TPCS. The site also contains detailed reviews of some of the TPCS publications that are available from NATS.
This new site is run by enthusiastic collectors of pottery for the use of all collectors and others with an interest in these fascinating potteries.
Keith Randell maintains an excellent site about this South Devon pottery.
Pottery Studio The Pottery Studio
is a knowledge base for collectors, students and lovers of all kinds of pottery.
It's a large site, over 7,000 pages. The site contains a
number of good pictures of Torquay pottery
The Pottery Studio is a knowledge base for collectors, students and lovers of all kinds of pottery. It's a large site, over 7,000 pages. The site contains a number of good pictures of Torquay pottery
Christopher Dresser was one of the leading industrial designers of the 19th century. He is credited with significant influence on the Torquay potters' designs. This website contains within it examples of Dresser's designs and his story. Scroll down the page to find Christopher Dresser
The museum's website contains a few pictures of Torquay pottery from the museum's collection.
All Torquay collectors should visit Torre Abbey when visiting Torquay. The Brian Reade collection of Torquay and Watcombe terracottas attracts enthusiasts from all over the world. It has been supplemented by donations from the Torquay Pottery Collectors Society, who keep their archive on the premises.
We offer expert porcelain & pottery restoration. Missing parts recreated. Price,return date, and quality of work guaranteed prior to starting restoration. Normal restoration takes two months. 50% deposit required upon approval, remainder due after the piece is returned and inspected by the owner. References available on request.