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

 

North Staffordshire Pottery Marks

 

John Meir & Son

index page on John Meir 

index page on John Meir & Son

 

John Meir & Son

Manufacturers of earthenware at Tunstall

As John Meir    c.1812-36 
As John Meir & Son   c.1837-97

This firm produced a good range of printed earthenware and ironstone, much of which was exported.

"ENGLAND" was added to marks after c.1890

Note: the initials J M & S were also used by J Meigh & Son

Mark

Description & date

J.M.

I.M.

Initials used on John Meir ware c.1812-36
(sometimes the "J" is replaced by an "I")
Printed marks were used, often with the pattern name included.
John Meir c.1812-36
Impressed Mark from a blue-printed earthenware dinner plate

 

J MEIR & SON

JOHN MEIR & SON

J M & SON

J M & S

Several different impressed or printed marks occur consisting of, or incorporating, these names or initials.
c.1837-97

Note: sometimes the initial 'J' is replaced by the initial 'I' as in 'I M & S'

 

 

printed mark - with a crown above the 'belt' 

INDIAN TREE is the pattern name.

J M & S

printed mark

BAMBOO is the pattern name.

J M & SON

 

printed mark - with a crown above the registration diamond

Above the crown is the word ISONSTONE
ROSELLE (below the diamons) is the pattern name.

J MEIR & SON

 

Impressed mark at the top:- 
" I Meir & son porcelain opaque"


At the bottom of the printed mark:
 "Pearl White Ironstone I Meir & son" 

these marks from a  a white ironstone dinner plate - this piece designed for the American market, with the eagle and the shield with stars & stripes. 

 

J. MEIR & SON 
WARRANTED STAFFORDSHIRE
Printed Mark from a blue-printed earthenware Willow pattern plate
J. M. & S 
NORTHERN SCENERY
Printed Mark from a blue-printed earthenware soup plate..

The mark incorporates the Royal Arms

J M & S
The impressed mark at the top has the registration diamond in the middle.
At the top it says: JOHN MEIR & SON
At the bottom it says: WASHINGTON SHAPE.

Printed mark:

STONE CHINA
JOHN MEIR & SON
TUNSTALL

The mark incorporates the Royal Arms

 

 

 

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