Rathbone Studio: Picking up the Pieces – Heritage Day

Della Robbia pottery in the Rathbone Studio13 September

14.00 – 17.00

Collectors and enthusiasts of classic pottery created in Birkenhead’s famous Della Robbia ceramic studios will get a chance to delve deeper into the history of their objects. The Rathbone Studio, Argyle Street, that stands on the very site where Della Robbia founder Harold Rathbone designed his world famous wares that was sold all around the world. The potteries dynasty spanned the turn of the 20th century and now pieces of the brightly coloured vassals sell for thousands of pounds and have featured many times on TV antique shows.

Peter Hyland, leading expert on the history of the pottery and author of a new book out next month, will once again be on hand to answer questions and tell the stories of the public’s prised pieces.

For more information, please contact Janet Holmes at the Rathbone Studio, 28 Argyle Street, Birkenhead. CH41 6AE. www.rathbonestudio.com 0790 333 7995