Spatterware and spongeware are terms that have changed in meaning in recent years, causing much confusion for collectors. Some say that spatterware is the term used by Americans, sponged ware or spongeware by the English. The earliest pieces were made in the late eighteenth century, but most of the spatterware found today was made from about 1800 to 1850. Early spatterware was made in the Staffordshire district of England for sale in America. Collectors also use the word spatterware to refer to kitchen crockery with added spatter made in America during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Spongeware is very similar to spatterware in appearance. Designs were applied to ceramics by daubing the color on with a sponge or cloth. Many collectors do not differentiate between spongeware and spatterware and use the names interchangeably. Modern pottery is being made to resemble old spatterware and spongeware, but careful examination will show it is new. Many spatterware pieces are painted by hand and often picture flower, bird, and house motifs.
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|Spatterware||Bowl||Green, Brown, Tan, Incised Swirls, Scalloped Band At Top, 10 In.||2013||Login / Create Account for Price||Spatterware||Spatter Glass||Teapot Brown Metal Lid 7 In.||2011||Login / Create Account for Price||Spatterware||Cup & Saucer||Blue, Demitasse, 2 x 4 1/4 In.||2016||Login / Create Account for Price||Spatterware||Sugar & Creamer||Golden, 1940-50s, 2 1/2 In.||2008||Login / Create Account for Price||Spatterware||Vase||Yellow, White, Orange, Gold Flowers, 5 1/2 In.||2008||Login / Create Account for Price||Spatterware||Nappy||Blue, White Spatter, Applied Handle, 4 x 5 x 2 In.||2008||Login / Create Account for Price||Spatterware||Cup||Tulip, Red, Yellow, Sprigs, Green Leaf, Purple, Blue Rainbow Spatter, Handleless||2010||Login / Create Account for Price||Spatterware||Cup & Saucer||Brown Spatter, Bulbous, Handleless, Child`s, 1 7/8 x 2 7/8 & 4 1/2 In.||2010||Login / Create Account for Price||Spatterware||Waste Bowl||Peafowl, Red, Yellow, Green, Blue Spatter, 3 x 5 5/8 In.||2010||Login / Create Account for Price||Spatterware||Cuspidor||Blue, White, Sponge, 5 x 7 In.||2012||Login / Create Account for Price||Spatterware||Cuspidor||Blue, White, Sponge, 5 x 7 In.||2012||Login / Create Account for Price||Spatterware||Plate||Rose, Red, Green, 6 1/2 In. ~Illustrated||2012||Login / Create Account for Price||Spatterware||Cup & Saucer||Red & Blue, Central Bull’s-Eye, Handleless, 5 3/4 In.||2016||Login / Create Account for Price||Spatterware||Plate||Floral, 5 In.||1995||Login / Create Account for Price||Spatterware||Plate||Cut Star, Green, Diamond Band, John Moses & Co., 9 1/4 In.||2010||Login / Create Account for Price||Spatterware||Plate||Purple & White Stick, George Jones, Stoke On Trent||1995||Login / Create Account for Price||Spatterware||Cup Saucer||Handleless, Purple||1997||Login / Create Account for Price||Spatterware||Sugar||Cover, Blue, 5 1/4 In.||1997||Login / Create Account for Price||Spatterware||Saltshaker||Blue, Footed, 2 In.||2003||Login / Create Account for Price||Spatterware||Cup & Saucer||Handleless, Purple||1997||Login / Create Account for Price||Spatterware||Cup & Saucer||Holly Berry, Red, Green, Purple Border, Handleless||2008||Login / Create Account for Price||Spatterware||Creamer||Blue Clusters Of Buds, Brown, Green Ground||2008||Login / Create Account for Price||Spatterware||Saucer||Peafowl, Green, 6 In.||2010||Login / Create Account for Price||Spatterware||Teapot||Lid, Handle, Tulip Stick Spatter, 8 In.||2015||Login / Create Account for Price||Spatterware||Bowl||Flowers, Brown, 6 In.||2005||Login / Create Account for Price|