Empire Porcelain Co






 

Location and period of operation:

Empire Porcelain Co

Hanley

1896 

1967

 (See sources)

Manufacturer of earthenware and porcelain at the Empire Works, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent.

Empire Works
"
The Empire Porcelain Company was established in about 1896 at the Empire Works in Stoke Road. A wide range of pottery and porcelain was subsequently produced. The various marks include the initials EPC, EP or the word Empire."

From: Jewitt's Ceramic Art of Great Britain 1800-1900

 


 

EMPIRE ENGLAND PORCELAIN 3 SCENE DISH 
The dish is covered in gold flowers and leaves and in the center 
of each of the 3 sections is a different mythological scene.



the date mark on this side plate is November 1954 

 


 


A "Checkmate" coffee set by 
Empire Porcelain Company, Staffordshire, England.

Designed by John Russell  

 


The London Gazette, January 4 1895 

Notice that Sander Lazarus retired from the partnership between
Sander Lazarus, Abraham Rosenfeld, Benedict Rosenfeld,
Isaac Rosenfeld, Sidney Rosenfeld and Isaac Lazarus

They were manufacturers and merchants 
in London and Steinschönan and Kittlitz, Austria as 'Lazarus and Rosenfeld'
in New York as Lazarus Rosenfeld and Lehmann
in Altrohlau, Austria as Victoria Porzellanfabrik (Victoria Porcelain Factory)
in Staffordshire as the Empire Porcelain Company
 



Empire Porcelain Company,
semi-porcelain manufacturers 
and fancy goods manufacturers

 

from..... 1907 Staffordshire Sentinel 
'Business Reference Guide to The Potteries, Newcastle & District'

 


Initials and marks used on ware for identification:


EPC
EMPIRE WORKS
STOKE-ON-TRENT

"Ltd" may be included in the name after mid 1963.

Month and Year of manufacture often occur with the
marks between the 1920's and the later 1950's
for example "3   43" is March 1943


EMPIRE

EMPIRE PORCELAIN Co

EPC


EMPIRE WORKS

SHELTON IVORY

EMPIRE WARE

IVORY WARE



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