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Guide To Pottery & Porcelain Marks

Great Britain - Pg. 30



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Wedgwood (Cont'd)

11 (See preceding page).

12 This mark may have been used from 1790 for a few years.

13 Various symbols used with the regular mark on earlier specimens.

14 From about 1840.

15 From about 1891.

16 "WEDGWOOD" with three accompanying letters was used from 1846. The "O" in the first mark represents the year 1860; "P", 1861, etc.

17 This mark used on porcelain from 1812 to 1816 in red, blue or gold.

18 On porcelain from 1878. Printed in black and other colors.

19 From 1891.

20 Emile Lessore. A painter. 1859-75.

21 Thomas Allen. A painter. 1875-1905.

Worcester (1-66)

Established 1751óby Dr. John Wall and Company. William Davis managed the factory until his death in 1783. Dr. Wall died in 1776. John and Joseph Flight were the operators in 1783 after the purchase of the factory by their father, Thomas. Martin Barr was a partner in 1792. Another Barr joined in 1807. George Barr went in in 1813 after the death of his father, Martin.

Robert Chamberlain & Son started business in 1786 by decorating Caughley wares. Flight, Barr & Barr and Chamberlain amalgamated in 1840. The original factory ceased operations in 1847 and Chamberlain continued with John and Frederick Lilly. In 1850 the owners were Chamberlain, Lilly, & Kerr. From 1852 to 1862 the name was Kerr & Binns. The Royal Worcester Porcelain Co. was formed in 1862. G. Solon succeeded W. H. Kerr in 1897 as manager.

The Grainger factory at Worcester existed from 1800 to 1846. James Hadley & Sons established in 1896 fused with the Royal Worcester factory in 1903. Edward Locke founded his works in 1895.

1-16 Various marks of the earliest period of the Worcester factory. The crescent mark also appears on Caughley. 1-8 usually in under-glaze blue.



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