The next DCC Seminar  is scheduled for Sat/Sun 30 September/1 October 2017 Leamington Holiday Inn
at the Holiday Inn Leamington Spa, Olympus Ave, Tachbrook Park, Leamington Spa CV34 6RJ and a special accommodation rate has been arranged for those attending.

The programme will include two major lectures - topics to be confirmed. .

There will also be another instalment of
our ongoing series on Daniel shapes in which we give  more detail about the items in the members’ display. The Seminar display focuses on particular Daniel shapes and is the only place where you can see and handle such an array of Daniel wares.

As well as DCC members, we are pleased to welcome visitors to the Seminar. Full details of the programme, together with applications forms, will be available in Spring 2017:

ABCs of ABC WareH&R Daniel Earthenwares - POST FREE SPECIAL OFFER
By John and Jeannette Simpson, Brian Smith and Bryan Beardmore

The reputation of Henry and Richard Daniel is based on their glorious porcelain but, in spite of its importance to the commercial success of the company, little has been written about their huge production of earthenware. Signposts to Daniel earthenwares were provided in the pioneering works of Geoffrey Godden and Michael Berthoud, but few have followed that path until now. This is the first book to attempt a comprehensive survey of the various shapes and patterns produced in earthenware by H&R Daniel and to differentiate them from other contemporary manufacturers such as Thomas Dimmock & Co, to whom they are frequently attributed.

Brian Smith and Bryan Beardmore have between them over fifty years experience in identifying and collecting Daniel, and are co-authors of the most recent work on Daniel porcelain tablewares.  John and Jeannette Simpson had considerable experience as technical authors before being drawn into the ceramics world, and since 2010 have been editors of the Journal of the Daniel Ceramic Circle.

Foreword by Geoffrey A Godden

Published in a limited edition of 200 copies by the Daniel Ceramic Circle with the generous support of the Transferware Collectors Club through the Paul and Gladys Richards Charitable Foundation Research Program.

134 pages, paperback, printed in full colour throughout.
ISBN: 978-0-9562391-2-9

Price £25 post free within UK - overseas buyers please enquire. To order this book please download the order form

Current members of the DCC and related ceramic societies (TCC, NCS, Spode Society, Masons Collectors Club, Friends of Blue etc) qualify for an additional discount - please contact us for details


As the work of H & R Daniel is rarely marked as such, much mistaken and confusing information is circulated, with Daniel items being wrongly described as Coalport, Rockingham, Ridgway etc, as well as pieces by Yates and other contemporary manufacturers being attributed to Daniel.

Through the DCC you can contact specialists with a wealth of experience who are always generous with their knowledge and expertise. If you are uncertain about a piece of porcelain or earthenware we will do our best to help you identify it.

Just email a picture to the Committee, showing both the front and back/underside, with any marks or pattern numbers clearly visible. Please also provide a description of any features that might not be obvious from the photograph.

SEMINAR 2013  Click here to see a Gallery of pictures from the Seminar