Portmeirion History & Gallery

Portmeirion History & Gallery

Portmeirion Pomona Breakfast Cup

Portmeirion Pomona Breakfast Cup

I have known about Portmeirion for more than 20 years and regularly find pieces in my bargain hunting.

Portmeirion Pottery was founded in 1960 by Susan Williams-Ellis and her husband and the company is still operating today.  Their most successful ranges are the botanical ones, including Pomona (1982) and Botanic Garden (1982) that are decorated with a variety of floral illustrations adapted from Thomas Green’s Universal or-Botanical, Medical and Agricultural Dictionary (1817).

Susan Williams-Ellis’ early designs include Malachite (1960), Moss Agate (1961) and Talisman (1962).[2] In 1963 Susan created the popular Totem, an abstract pattern based in primitive forms coupled with a cylindrical shape.

For more on the history of Portmeirion goto http://www.thepotteries.org/allpotters/817a.htm

Villeroy & Boch are also known for their botanical range.

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Portmeirion Totem Cup 

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Portmeirion Totem Backstamp

Portmeirion Pomona Jam Pots

Portmeirion Pomona Jam Pots – for sale

Portmeirion Pomona Canisters

Pomona Canisters – for sale

Portmeirion Pomona Plum Cups

Pomona Plum Cups – sold

Queens Hidden Garden Flan

Queens Hidden Garden Flan – for sale

Pomona Lidded Sugar Bowl

Pomona Lidded Sugar Bowl – not for sale

Portmeirion Salad Servers

Portmeirion Salad Servers – sold see details

Portmeirion Pomona Canisters

Portmeirion Pomona Canisters – sold

Portmeirion Pomona Canisters

Portmeirion Pomona Canisters Backstamp

Portmeirion Pomona Breakfast Cups

Pomona Breakfast Cups – sold see details

Portmeirion Canister Large

Portmeirion Canister Large – sold

 

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