About John HowardJohn and Linda founded Howard’s of Aberystwyth in 1976 where they specialised in antique English, Welsh and Scottish pottery from the 17th,18th and early19th centuries. Their policy is to supply the best examples possible of antique English, Welsh and Scottish ceramics mainly pottery. Their specializations are focused on early English pottery, Staffordshire pearlware figures English delftware, creamware and fine and rare examples of the best of British pottery. A large and quality inventory is maintained of English creamware especially the classic and elegant undecorated examples. English slipware pottery and early examples of Saltglaze and Wedgwood type creamware is also a specialty. John is always looking for the piece with that extra special something and strives to locate the best pieces of early English pottery. They are always looking for that early antique pottery piece with the extra quality or feature and this care in their stock selection defines the nature of their inventory. John is an internationally recognised authority on 18th and 19th century British pottery. He is Chairman of the Ceramic vetting committee at the Olympia Fine Art and Antiques fairs in London, a member of the Ceramic vetting teams at the prestigious British Antique Dealers Association Fair (BADA) held in London, the Ceramics Fair held in New York and other fairs in USA and England.
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