British Porcelain, Pottery and Ceramic Trade Marks
A guide to British (especially Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire) ceramic companies their history, trade and initial marks (the markings used on the bottom of some ceramics)
Many potteries used letters and initials to identify their ware - this is an alphabetic listing of the initials used and the companies they correspond to.
As well as letters many companies had a crest or symbol they used as a trade mark which was embossed, printed or painted on the bottom of the ware
Stoke-on-Trent was (and still is) the centre of the pottery industry world-wide. This is a full listing of every known Staffordshire pottery company
British Porcelain, Pottery and Ceramic Trade MarksStoke on Trent China
Ceramics, China, Porcelain, Earthenware, Stoneware, Pottery
The Potteries, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire