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Guide To Pottery & Porcelain Marks

Great Britain - Pg. 5



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Caughley (Cont'd)
22-25

Chelsea (1-12)
Porcelain factory established about 1743. Sold to proprietor of Derby factory in 1770. Both factories were then operated jointly until 1784 when the factory was moved permanently to Derby.
1 An early mark. 1743 is earliest known.
2,3 1749-1753. Anchor colorless or in red on raised oval medallion.
4,5 1750-1758. Mark painted in red, brown or purple.
6,7 1758-1770. Mark in gold, occasionally in red.
8 1743-1748. In red.
9 1743-1748. Incised.
10 In gold on fine pieces.
11
12 1743-1751. In blue under-glaze.

Chelsea-Derby period (1-4)
The Chelsea factory was operated jointly with Derby from 1770 to 1784 by Wm. Duesbury. 1784 saw its removal to Derby. The models were interchanged so the wares of this period have characteristics representative of both factories.
1-4 1770-1782. Marks overglaze in blue, puce, or, in gold.

Church Gresley (1-3)
Porcelain factory established 1794 and closed in 1808. Successful earthenware factory established about 1790. Henry Tooth and William Ault had a factory here from 1882 to 1886.
1 Impressed or scratched in the paste. 1794-1808.
2,3 T. G. Green & Co. Founded 1790.
These marks date in latter half 19th century.



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