Jacob Warburton


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Jacob Warburton




Jacob Warburton (b.1740/1-d.1826) was the younger son of Joseph Warburton (b.1694-d.1752) who was one of the most important potters in the early part of the eighteenth century. 

  • Jacob was one of the founders of the New Hall Works which purchased the patent-rights for hard-paste porcelain from Richard Champion of Bristol.

  • "Jacob Warburton of Hot, or Holt, Lane a man highly respected by every class, and who lived until the year 1826 was born in 1740 and passed his long and useful life as a potter, in which art he rose to considerable eminence." 
    Jewitt's "Ceramic Art of Great Britain, 1800-1900":

  • Jacob was in partnership with his brother John this partneship was dissolved in November 1800 and John continued that part of the business on his own.


London Gazette
15 November 1800

Notice of the dissolution of a partnership between
Jacob & John Warburton on the 11th November 1800


The Warburton family of potters


two-handled earthenware vase, amphora-shaped, 
Jacob Warburton factory, Cobridge, ca. 1790

maker: Jacob Warburton (b.1740/1 - d.1826)

Marked with an impressed WARBURTON

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