Enlarge Text


Pottery & Porcelain Marks – Miscellaneous: Miscellaneous marks of an axe, hammer, palette and paintbrush, outline of states, and other objects were used from the late 19th century to the 21st century. Rough outlines, sketches, and realistic drawings of animals were also used.
Another type of mark that was often copied was the Staffordshire Knot, a rope twisted in a pretzel-shaped knot that usually included the makers' initials. It was used by various English makers, including: H. Aynsley & Co. (1873-1932), Bodley & Co. (1865), Edward F. Bodley & Son (1883-1898), George Frederick Bowers & Co. (1842-1868), E. Brain & Co. Ltd. (1903-1964+), William Brownfield & Sons (1850-1891), Burslem School of Art (1935-1941), Hanley Porcelain Co. (1892-1899), Kensington Pottery Ltd. (1922-present), William Kent Ltd. (1944-1962), Arthur J. Mountford (1897-1901), New Wharf Pottery (1878-1894), George Phillips (1834-1848), Ridgway, Sparks & Ridgway (1873-1879), Salt & Nixon Ltd. (1901-1934), Smith & Binnall (1879-1900), Wellington Pottery Co. (1899-1901), Wilkinson & Wardle (1864-1866), H. J. Wood Ltd. (188-1964+), W. Wood & Co. (1873-1932).

Factory or Artist Name
Login or Subscribe for Factory or Artist Name
Login or Subscribe for Nickname
Login or Subscribe for Location
Login or Subscribe for Material
Appearance of Mark
Login or Subscribe for Appearance of Mark
Date(s) Mark Used
Login or Subscribe for Date(s) Mark Used
Factory or Artist Dates
Login or Subscribe for Factory or Artist Dates
Related Factory Name(s)
Login or Subscribe for Related Factory Name(s)
View Entry

Get The Latest Collecting News Every Week for FREE!

Enter your email below to receive Kovels Komments for the latest antiques & collectibles news, answers to readers questions, marks and tips. In your inbox every Wednesday.

You can unsubscribe at any time. Please refer to our Privacy Policy or Contact us for more information.
Kovels Premium