Charles Meigh & Son






 

Location and period of operation:

Charles Meigh & Son

Hanley

1851

March 1861

   (See sources)

Previously: Charles Meigh, Son & Pankurst

Subsequently: Old Hall Earthenware


 

Initials & names used on ware for identification:

M & S

C MEIGH & SON

MEIGH'S CHINA

OPAQUE PORCELAIN

IMPROVED STONE CHINA

ENAMEL PORCELAIN

 


 


hand painted plate in the Poppy pattern  

printed faux Chinese mark 

Improved Stone China 
(impressed) 
around the border: Meigh Hanley  


Poppy 
C.M. & S.

all these marks appear on the same plate

 

 


 

shown above are examples of marks used by 
Chinese porcelain manufacturers 

The Meigh family (& other potters) added similar
marks to their ware to give the impression of the orient
to their ware even though it was produced in England.

 


 


this style of mark was also used
by Job Meigh & Son and Charles Meigh & Son
 

 


 


Improved Stone China 
around the border: Meigh Hanley

other wording included "Indian Stone China" or "French China" 


Enamel Porcelain 

marks recorded in Godden's 'Encyclopaedia of British Pottery and porcelain Marks'

these style of marks were also used by Job Meigh & Son and Charles Meigh

 



  

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