John Meir & Son






 

Location and period of operation:

John Meir & Son

Tunstall

1837

1897

 

Earthenware manufacturers at the Greengates pottery, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, England

 

Previously: John Meir 

 


Ironstone Platter by John Meir & Son in the "Washington Shape" pattern

 


 


Marked:
 Ironstone 
Roselle 
J. Meir & Son

 


 


blue transferware tureen in the Chinese Temple pattern 

A typical romantic Chinese-style scene with a temple in the foreground

Other manufacturers produce ware with the same pattern (Brameld at the Rockingham Works, Swindon) and with the same pattern name (Everard, Colclough & Townsend).


 Chinese Temple
J M & S

 


 

Initials and marks used on ware for identification:

 

J. M. & S

I. M & S

J. M. & SON

J. MEIR & SON

JOHN MEIR & SON

MEIR & SON

NOTE: "IM" is sometimes used instead of "JM" 
These initials are incorporated in
printed marks - often including the name of the pattern

On some ware there is an impressed mark which 
give the date manufactured.....
11
76
... for November 1876

"ENGLAND" appears on marks from c.1891

 




J M & Son
Warrented
(impressed) 

Stone China
John Meir & Son
Tunstall
(printed) 

impressed and printed marks inclorprating
the Royal Arms 

fragment found on the island of Great Exuma, the Bahamas

Photo courtesy: Diane Minns  

 


click for examples of marks and the works:-

   

 


Questions, comments, contributions? email: Steve Birks