About Us

Merlin Antiques was established in 1990. Our specialty is English pottery from the 19th century. Our great love is Blue and White Transferware--actually transferware in all colors! We also sell Staffordshire Figures, Gaudy Welsh China, Lustreware, Pot Lids, Aesthetic Movement Pottery, Romantic Transferware and miscellaneous Pearlware items.

An Example of the Rare and Beautiful pieces We are located in Palo Alto, California, 35 miles south of San Francisco.

We are not a shop, but invite collectors to view our extensive stock, which is always on display, by appointment.


  1. This caught my eye and I think it will catch yours too concerning shards from early San Francisco's Belli Building location:

  2. Thanks for sending this! Lots of transferware shards!