Ceramic Trade Marks - A
Initials Used as Trade Marks - A

 

North Staffordshire Pottery Marks

 

G L ASHWORTH & BROS (LTD)

 

Index on Ashworth

G L ASHWORTH & BROS (LTD)

Manufacturers of earthenware at Hanley.

c.1861-1968 

In 1968 renamed Mason's Ironstone China Ltd.

 

Messrs Ashworth possess the original Mason Ironstone designs and moulds and have produced 'Mason's Ironstone' to a considerable extent, sometimes re-using the Mason printed marks.

The Ashworth impressed name-mark may also occur on these Mason marked examples,
see Morley

 

Mark

Description & date

 

ASHWORTH

A BROS

G L A & BROS

 

Many different printed marks incorporate the name 'Ashworth(s)' or the initials shown.
c.1861+

 

 

printed marks typical of 1862 - c.1890. with "A. BROS" under the crown or under the ribbon. 

Often the name of the pattern is included 

 

The printed Royal Coat of Arms occurs on Ashworth 'Ironstone China' from 1862.

 

Often the name ASHWORTH is also present as an impressed mark

 

"ENGLAND" should appear on the mark if it is after 1891. 

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