Holt Antiques at
Walsingham Mill
The Old Mill
Cokers Hill
Little Walsingham
NR22 6BN

Purveyors of quality original antique 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th Century oak and country furniture, fine art and decorative period items

Opening Times: see news below


07551 383897

Walsingham Mill:

01328 821763

Web Enquiries

All Major Credit Cards Accepted

Mastercard Accepted Visa Accepted Maestro Accepted Paypal Accepted


01/01/20 - January 2020 Opening Hours...

Our store at Walsingham Mill is open on Saturday's ONLY in January 2020 between 11AM and 5PM.


17th Century English Antique Delftware / Delft Charger, Most Probably Pickleherring Pottery, Southwark, London

  • Reference : 1918
  • Availability : Available Now
  • Dimensions : Diameter 13 1/2"
  • Price : £450


A stunning 17th Century blue and white English antique defltware charger most probably originating from the Pickleherring Pottery, Southwark, London, trading from circa 1618 until circa 1723.

The Pickleherring Pottery in Southwark was founded by Christian Wilhelm in around 1618 and continued to operate for about a century. After Wilhelm's death in 1630, the pottery passed to his son-in-law, Thomas Townsend (1630-c1645); then through the hands of Richard Newnham (c.1645-c.1684), probably Moses Johnson (c.1685-1695), John Robins (1695-1699) and Cleophas Wood (1700-1708); finally in 1708 it came under the management of Richard Grove, who with James Robins made the move to larger premises at Horsely Down between 1714 and 1723. Tin-glazed earthenware products associated with the Pickleherring Pottery include paving or floor tiles painted in polychrome with animals such as a fox or a camel or geometric patterns; wine bottles, posset pots, tankards and dishes, some decorated in blue with chequer pattern or 'bird on rock' designs; plates, mugs and cups; drug jars and ointment pots, some decorated with geometric designs in blue, manganese and yellow; bleeding bowls or porringers; some elaborately decorated 17thC chargers; salts and vases; candlesticks and chamber pots; and even some fragmentary figurines.

This fine charger is decorated in underglaze blue in a geometric foliate-type pattern.

Condition - rim frits and a very feint hairline crack (this is stable).  This charger displays very well.

We ship worldwide!

Buy with confidence too!

We are a member of LAPADA (London and Provincial Antique Dealers Association) and CINOA.  LAPADA is the UK’s largest trade association for professional art & antiques dealers (representing approximately 500 UK dealer members). CINOA is the world association of Art & Antique dealer associations (representing 5000 dealers from 32 associations in 22 countries).

All items are backed by our LAPADA guarantee.

Want further information or wish to purchase this item or discuss shipping costs? 

Tel: 07551 383897 (line open 9.30 am to 5.30 pm Monday to Saturday UK time) where we can take payment over the phone; OR

Email us with your contact details via the "Contact Us" tab quoting the stock reference number and we will respond and make contact with you within 24 hours of receipt.

Please also see the terms and conditions of purchase at the bottom of the home page.