Ceramic Trade Marks - W
Initials Used as Trade Marks - W

 

North Staffordshire Pottery Marks

 

Arthur J Wilkinson (Ltd)

 

Index page for Wilkinson
examples of ware

Arthur J Wilkinson (Ltd)

Manufacturer of earthenware and ironstone at Royal Staffordshire Pottery (previously at Central Pottery), Burslem.

1885 - ?

The famous Art Deco designer Clarice Cliff worked at this pottery

examples below of printed marks - there were many other marks with the name of the company in full. "Ltd" was added c.1896

Mark

Description & date

c.1891+
c.1891- 96 
Royal Patent Ironstone
Note: name without "Ltd" also "Late R Alcock" - Alcock had occupied the Central Pottery before Wilkinson.
c.1891- 96 
Royal Patent Ironstone
Note: name without "Ltd"

c.1896 - c. 1910

mark is the factory name without the company name (i.e. Wilkinson)

 

c.1896 onwards
Earlier versions of this mark did not have "Ltd"
c.1907

mark is without the Wilkinson name

c.1910+
c.1910+
c.1930+
This pattern was introduced  from 1929 the plate this mark was one had an impressed date mark of May 1932 

c.1929+

c.1930+

The famous Art Deco "Bizarre" ware by Clarice Cliff

c.1930+
c.1930+
c.1947+
c.1947+
c.1947+
date - unknown (but must be after c.1896)

 

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