Ceramic Trade Marks - M
Initials Used as Trade Marks - M

 

North Staffordshire Pottery Marks

 

J & G Meakin (Ltd)

 

Index page for J& G Meakin 

example of J & G Meakin ware

 


later J & G Meakin marks

J & G Meakin (Ltd) 

1851 -

mainly at the Eagle and Eastwood pottery works, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent. 

Note marks without "England" pre-date 1890.

Mark

Description & date

J & G MEAKIN simple name identifier - either printed or impressed.



 

 

The Royal Arms used in J&G Meakin marks pre 1890 marks had a lion couchant 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

printed mark with an impressed mark associated with it which reads:

"J & G MEAKIN 
IRONSTONE CHINA" 


From now on the addition of "England" denotes a post 1890 date.


 

c.1890+


 

c.1890+ 

 

"Rosalie" is the pattern name


 

c.1890

this mark is around 1890 - just in the transition between the lion couchant and rampant - but without ENGLAND



 

c.1890+

 

Use of the Royal Arms with the lion rampant

 

IVY is the pattern name


 

c.1907+


 

c.1912+


 

c.1912+ 




 

c.1912+

 

"SOL" and the sun face trade-marks are said to be registered in 1912.

 

There were many variations with different pattern and trade names.




1937

Sol mark on a mug celebrating the Coronation of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in 1937.

 


later J & G Meakin marks


J & G Meakin Trade Names and the dates used:

Sol ware 1918 - 1963
Romney 1939 - 1944
Celadon 1939 - 1944
Duosol 1939 - 1944
Jacobean 1939 - 1944
Vitresol hotel ware 1940 - 1970
Sunshine ware 1940 - 1963
Celeste 1940 - 1970
Rosa 1946 - 1970
Sunflower 1949 - 1970
Studio ware 1954 - 1960
Horizon 1955 -
Pastel Sol vitresol 1954 - 1969
South seas 1957 - 1969
Jade ware 1954 -
Classic white ware 1963 -
Sheraton white ware 1965 - 1967
JG Studio 1963 -
Apollo / Habitat 1970 -
Ironstone 1970 -
Sterling 1970 -

 

Questions/comments/contributions to: Steve Birks