Champion Richard - (Ceramics Porcelain England) Glossary of Antique Terms C

Champion, Richard - (Ceramics, Porcelain, England) (1743-91) Porcelain-maker who joined with Cookworthy c. 1770 in the hard-paste venture at Plymouth and Bristol which he took over when Cookworthy pulled out. But the difficulties were too great and in 1781 Champion sold the hard-paste patent to the company that founded the New Hall factory.


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