Services provided

Christopher James is a qualified, degree-educated ceramic restorer with many years experience restoring all types of pottery and china. Based in East Sussex (also with links to Kent and London), Christopher welcomes work from individuals, antique dealers and museums.

Previous high profile clients have included top London antique dealers, international auction houses, insurance companies and collectors. He specialises in the restoration of Moorcroft, Oriental china, Royal Doulton, Meissen, Royal Lancastrian, Martin Brothers, Clarice Cliff, Wymss, Beswick and Poole, but is adept at working on any type of ceramic.

From his restoration studio overlooking the Old Town of Hastings, Christopher uses painstaking and highly skilled techniques to provide a seamless finish. He is also highly capable of repairing gilt and flambe glazed pottery. So flawless is his finish, it is hard for the naked eye to see where the original damage was. As well as carrying out invisible repairs, Christopher can also carry out museum repairs where requested.