Location and period of operation:
Manufacturer of earthenware and porcelain at the Empire Works, Stoke, Stoke-on-Trent.
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
Initials used on ware for identification:
EMPIRE PORCELAIN Co
"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
see information on the Empire Works
The mark "Shelton Ivory" was used in the 1930's
last updated: 2 March 2004