January 14, 2020
Dear Transferware Enthusiasts: 
We're pleased to send you this special edition of our e-newsletter to give you the latest club news informing you of up-coming club activities and interesting new content on our web site and our Facebook page. We welcome your comments, suggestions, and input; email the TCC Web Content Administrator webadmin@transcollectorsclub.org.  
FOUR IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENTS
 
Mark Your Calendars for the 2020 TCC Annual Meeting!
 
When: October 15 - 18, 2020      Where: Wilmington, Delaware

 
 
TCC PARTNERS WITH WINTERTHUR
The TCC is pleased to announce that this year's Annual Meeting will be held on October 15 - 18, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware. This area of the scenic Brandywine Valley is rich in history and steeped in the legacy of the du Pont family. A close collaboration with Winterthur Museum, Gardens and Library will enable TCC members to enjoy on-site lectures, tours, and interactive programming. This magnificent estate of Henry Francis du Pont, a prolific and astute collector, is a world-renowned museum. The stellar collection of ceramics provides unsurpassed opportunities for in-depth exploration of British transferware in the context of social history.  

Mark your calendars now and make plans to join friends and fellow transferware enthusiasts for an exciting and informative TCC Annual Meeting in Wilmington, Delaware in October. More information will be forthcoming and regis-tration specifics will be provided once plans are finalized. Watch the TCC website and eNews for details!


 
2020 Research Grant Proposals now being accepted
 

The Transferware Collectors Club, a US-based international non-profit organization dedicated to the study of British transfer-printed ceramics, is pleased to welcome applications for the 2020 Paul and Gladys Richards Charitable Foundation Research Grant Program for the study of British Transferware.

Grant Funding
Launched in 2009, the Richards Research Grant Program is dedicated to supporting research focused on British transferware produced between 1750 and 1900. Annual funding for this program remains at $10,000. To date the program has funded twenty-six projects. A summary of winning proposals from previous years is available on the club's website. Grant funding for selected proposals is made available by the end of August each year.

A Grant Program with International Reach
The following are the 2019 Richards Research Grant Recipients:
Tania Manuel Casimiro, Portugal
Sandra Guillermo, Argentina
George Haggarty, Scotland
Scott Hanson, USA

All grant applications must be received by May 4 of the year the request is made. Application forms are available for download on the club's website: https://www.transcollectorsclub.org/research


Pook & Pook Americana & International Auction 
January 17-18, 2020
 


Pook & Pook will offer Historical Staffordshire from a New York Collection, specifically lots 50-160, in the upcoming January 17th & 18th auction. Link to the online auction catalogue.

Jeffrey S. Evans and Associates Winter Americana & Variety Auction 
February 28 & 29, 2020
 


Day Two will have several transferware selections including the remaining pieces from the John & late Evelyn Teague Collection of Bloomingdale, Indiana. Patterns include "Wadsworth Tower" (pattern #3339), E. Wood & Sons "Italian Scenery" series (patterns #1736, #7976), "Quadrupeds" series (patterns #3131, #3150), and an anti-slavery plate featuring the First Amendment of the United States Constitution (pattern #2262). The complete catalog will be posted by approximately February 14. Link to the online auction catalogue.
Database of Pattern and Sources
16,036 patterns,
1041 sources
now available in the Database of Patterns and Sources.
Become a Member
 
Membership in the TCC costs just $50/year (or $60/year outside U.S.) and gives you full access to this website, the Database and Bulletins.
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Gift Memberships Now Available
Give your favorite transferware enthusiast the gift of a one-year membership to the Transferware Collectors Club! More information. 
 Membership Roster
A Membership List updated in April 2018 is now available (for members only and only for non-commercial use).   Download now.  Please review your entry on the list, and notify us of any changes in your contact information.
 Classified Ads
Members (non-dealers) can post classified ads for free.

Dealers can now advertise for a nominal fee on our website's Classified Advertisements page.
More information. 
  
 Results of Auctions and Classified Advertisements on the TCC Website and eNews
four medallion platter
This four-medallion platter
sold for $8,500. Two previously advertised auctions resulted in sales of $7000 and $9500, both significantly over reserve.  
 
The rare "Chancellor Livingston" soup bowl advertised on the TCC website sold recently.

TCC Dealer Members can advertise up to 5 items for a very nominal price. More information.

Members who are not dealers can post classified advertisements at no cost. More information. 
 
Support Our Programs
Membership dues are not enough to pay for all our wonderful programs.  

 

 Download the list of our generous 2017-2018 donors. 

 

Please consider donating to ensure we can continue to offer high-quality resources and programs. 

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TCC Volunteers
Volunteers are always needed. Please contact the   President.