One of the most iconic names in the history of English pottery, Minton porcelain and china pieces are highly collectable and desirable to have in your home.
Does Minton still exist?
The Minton brand is now part of the Wedgwood family but is now retired. Herbert Minton studied many classic designs which includes the Gothic design and the Greek white marble art statuary. The company because very reputable with their award winning designs.
How can you tell majolica pottery?
Old, authentic majolica is very colorful, their glazes will have a rich, lustrous color hue. Modern reproductions will be much more garish in their colors. While the true antique majolica pieces are carefully glazed, the new pieces can be sloppy, with drips and glaze runs.