Researching Canadian Pottery – BMP Collectors Club

Blue Mountain Pottery Collectors Club (BMPCC) is a social club that shares information, experiences and a passion for collecting Blue Mountain Pottery.  Their website is one of the central hubs in sharing.  The club also offers a list serve for … Continue reading

Royal Oak Artware (Canada) – A mystery

A visitor to this site requested information on a lovely green bowl with Art Deco style and stamped with ‘Royal Oak Canada Artware’. At this time, I have no information on this pottery, but I have found mention of a … Continue reading

Re-Posted ‘From Times Past’

Re-Posted article by Johanne Yakula of ‘From Times Past’ – DISCOVERED A “NEW” POTTERY COMPANY When conducting research on a topic, one does not always need to ‘re-invent the wheel’ as it were. One of my favourite bloggers, Johanne Yakula … Continue reading

Lambert Potteries Ltd.

  Dates: 1945-1971 [Vancouver] 1972-1979  [Sardis, BC] Location: 4316 Fraser Street, Vancouver, B.C.; 2nd location: 2910 West Broadway, Vancouver, B.C. People:  David Lambert, -d.1985. Retired Canadian soldier, member of the British Ceramic Society, established the first commercial production pottery in Vancouver, … Continue reading

BC Ceramics: Herta

History:   the Herta years Production years: 1955-1967 Location: Hamilton Street (Yaletown district) Vancouver, B.C., Canada People:    Herta Gerz – Artistic Director, designer, production manager focused on training decorating staff, on designing unique & varied decorative patterns, motifs & figurines, on … Continue reading