Adams china was made by William Adams and Sons of Staffordshire, England. The firm was founded in 1769 and became part of the Wedgwood Group in 1966. The name Adams appeared on various items through 1998. All types of tablewares and useful wares were made. Other pieces by Adams are listed under Flow Blue and Tea Leaf Ironstone. William Adams and Sons originally made Jasper ware that was almost as good as that of their future partner, Wedgwood.