Ceramic Trade Marks - A
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North Staffordshire Pottery Marks

 

William Adams

 

William Adams & Sons (& Co) marks page 2    
c.1879-1910 



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Mark

Description & date  

Printed mark 1890-1914

"TUNSTALL" was used from 1896+

[ see: explanation of the Royal Coat of Arms]

W Adams & Co

simple printed mark used c.1879 - 1917

where 'ENGLAND' occurs the mark is 1891+

'LOUISE' is the pattern name - on a chamber pot 

 

Wm Adams & Co
estab. 1657
TUNSTALL
ENGLAND

printed mark used c.1879 into the early 1900's
variations occur with a crown on top of the globe instead of the eagle. with and without TUNSTALL and/or ENGLAND.

where 'ENGLAND' occurs the mark is 1891+

 

Wm Adams & Co
estab. 1657
TUNSTALL
ENGLAND

printed mark used c.1879 into the early 1900's
variations occur with a crown on top of the circle instead of the eagle. Inside the circle is a registration diamond
with and without TUNSTALL and/or ENGLAND.

where 'ENGLAND' occurs the mark is 1891+

 

Wm Adams & Co
ENGLAND

printed mark used c.1879 into the early 1900's
Inside the circle is the Staffordshire Knot
with and without ENGLAND.

where 'ENGLAND' occurs the mark is 1891+

 

Variations often occur in the placement of the company name - either in the circle band or below the mark.

 

Wm Adams & Co
TUNSTALL
ENGLAND

printed mark used c.1879 into the early 1900's
'Gloria' is the pattern name

where 'ENGLAND' occurs the mark is 1891+

 

 

Wm Adams & Co
ENGLAND

printed mark used c.1879 into the early 1900's
Inside the shield is the Staffordshire Knot
with and without ENGLAND.

above the knot is the pattern name

where 'ENGLAND' occurs the mark is 1891+

 

 

Est 1657
ADAMS
TUNSTALL
ENGLAND

printed mark extensively used from 1896 into the 20th century.

With and without the name: 'TUNSTALL'

The name of the type of ware "Imperial Stone Ware" "Calyx Ware" "Titian Ware" etc is added. 

The middle (left) mark with the registration number: 677960 for the pattern "Chinese Mongolia" was first registered in 1920.

The bottom (left) mark with the registration number: 673892  was first registered in 1921.

 

 

 

 

ADAMS
Est 1657
TUNSTALL
ENGLAND

Impressed mark often used on Jasper type ware from 1896 into the 20th century

 

KYBER
TRADE MARK
W. Adams & Co 
ENGLAND

printed mark c.1879 - early 1900's

 

the impressed mark:-  

REAL 
IRONSTONE
CHINA

also appeared in this example 

 

Warranted
STAFFORDSHIRE
ADAMS
ENGLAND

printed mark c.1879 - early 1900's

 

 

 

Warranted
STAFFORDSHIRE
W ADAMS & SONS
ENGLAND

printed mark c.1891 - early 1900's

Warranted
STAFFORDSHIRE
W A & SONS T
ENGLAND

printed mark c.1891 - early 1900's

The letter "T" after the name is for TUNSTALL

 

Stone China
Fairy Villas
W. Adams & Co TUNSTALL
ENGLAND

printed mark c.1891 - early 1900's

 

W. Adams & Co
ENGLAND

printed mark 1900's

J.H.R & Co

This ware was produced for the American market for John Roth - the business name of John H. Roth & Co. came to be in 1909.

 

 

 



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