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sites concerning English porcelain & pottery back stamps

ENGLISH POTTERY MARKS
by California State Parks, including: Adams, Alcock, Baker, Boote, Clarke, Cochran, Davenport... / English language
www.parks.ca.gov/default.asp?page_id=22319

ASIATIC PHEASANT PATTERN MARKS
This site is dedicated to the history and development of a transfer printed china pattern, which was made by many British potters and by 1880 had achieved universal popularity / English language
www.asiaticpheasants.co.uk/markspics.html

BURGESS and LEIGH
Beehive mark, globe mark, MIDDLEPORT POTTERY, Burleigh Ware, etc.
Excellent site by thepotteries.org / English language
www.thepotteries.org/mark/b/burgess.html

Site by Perfectpieces / English language
www.perfectpieces.co.uk/backstinfo.php?pmanuid=34

BRANNAM
C. H. BRANNAM, MADE IN ENGLAND
Founded in Barnstaple in Devon in 1879. Site by Perfectpieces / /English language
www.perfectpieces.co.uk/backstinfo.php?pmanuid=28

CARLTON WARE
Crown with bird, script backstamp
Great site with lots of information by Dr Czes & Yvonne Kosniowski
www.ckyk.com/carltonware/
Site by Perfectpieces / English language
www.perfectpieces.co.uk/backstinfo.php?pmanuid=4

Great site by Nicholnack Art in Pottery (Australia)
nicholnack.com.au/carlton-ware/carlton-ware.html

COALPORT PORCELAIN WORKS
Crown with Coalport and A.D. 1750, England etc.

Established by John Rose in the late 18th century.. / English language
www.thepotteries.org/mark/c/coalport.html

CORNISH CERAMICS
This site provides information for pottery lovers and researchers about the many Cornish potteries and the potters, decorators and ceramic designers who have worked in Cornwall. / English language

www.cornishceramics.com/marks.htm

DERBY (Crown Derby)
Crown over ‘D’, D and Anchor, etc.

Official site of the company, The Royal Crown Derby Porcelain Company is owned by Steelite International / English language
www.royalcrownderby.co.uk/trademarks/
Excellent site by Antique-Marks / English language
www.antique-marks.com/derby-marks.html

DOULTON (Royal Doulton)
Lion with crown, interlocking 'D', coronet mark, etc.
Good site by Chinafinders / English language
www.chinafinders.com.au/dating_lambeth.asp
"Bunnykins" - A collectors help page on Ebay / English language
reviews.ebay.com.au/Dating-Royal-Doulton-Bunnykins-Tableware_W0QQugidZ10000000004119357
Site by Perfect Pieces / English language
www.perfectpieces.co.uk/backstinfo.php?pmanuid=17
Excellent site by Antique-Marks / English language
www.antique-marks.com/doulton-marks.html

DUCHESS
Marks from the English manufacturer A. T Finney & Sons used from 1888 to the end of 1999 / English language

www.duchesschina.co.uk/back_stamps.htm

EUROPEAN & AMERICAN MARKS
Some marks with description by "My Granny's Attic Antiques" / English language

www.mygrannysatticantiques.com/html/porcelain_pottery_china_marks_.htm

GREEN (T.G. Green)
Church and shield mark, or Made in England

Marks from the English manufacturer T.G. Green / English language

www.cornishware.biz/html/backstamps.html

HUDSON (William Hudson and Co.)
Lion with SUTHERLAND China and Made in England

Site by
Pottery Historie / English language
www.potteryhistories.com/page75.html

LOVATT
Lovatt Langley England, or Made in England

Marks from the English manufacturer
Calvert & Lovatt (1895 - 1982), site by Match Striker Gallery / English language
www.matchstrikergallery.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/Lovatt.html

MASON'S
Crown and banner with 'PATENT IRONSTONE CHINA', etc.
Excellent site by the Keele University /
English language
www.keele.ac.uk/ravenmason/masonsmarks/

MINTON
Floral marks , etc.
Image listing by Colin and Jill's Emporium /
English language
www.colinscard.webspace.virginmedia.com/New%20Backstamps%20Pages/Backstamps%20Minton.htm

NEW CHELSEA PORCELAIN Co. Ltd
Anker mark with CHELSON CHINA, or LOWESTOFT
Site by
Pottery Historie / English language
www.potteryhistories.com/newchelsea.html

PILKINGTON
P with bees, tudor rose, etc.

Pilkington's Lancastrian Pottery and Royal Lancastrian Pottery, Society site / English language
www.pilkingtons-lancastrian.co.uk/examples.htm

Good site by Perfect Pieces / English language
www.perfectpieces.co.uk/backstinfo.php?pmanuid=20

POOLE
Dolphin, etc.

Great site by pooleroom / English language
www.pooleroom.co.uk/index.php?main_page=page_3
Founded by Jesse Carter in 1873, East Quay Pottery in Poole. Site by Perfect Pieces / English language
www.perfectpieces.co.uk/backstinfo.php?pmanuid=14

An excellent site by Robs Poole Pottery Collection / English language
www.robspoolepottery.co.uk/Poole_Pottery_Marks.htm

POTTERY ENGLISH
Porcelain Marks and Backstamps by Pottery-English.com / English language

www.pottery-english.com/Articles/Pottery_Marks/Porcelain_Marks_and_Backstamps_part1/

RADFORD, EDWARD
Introduction to the handpainted pottery, including base marks / English language

www.studiopottery.com/cgi-bin/mp.cgi?item=125

RUTHGEERTS PORCELAIN SITE
Meissen: the crossed swords, Vienna: the shield mark, Chelsea: the anchor mark, Höchst: the wheel mark, Fürstenberg: the "F" mark, Sèvres: the double "L" mark, Ludwigsburg: the crowned "C" & "L" marks, Berlin: the scepter mark, Naples: the crowned "N" mark, Marks: the Dresden crown mark, Marks: the 'AR' Monogram (Augustus Rex) /
English and Dutch languages
users.skynet.be/rutrene

STUDIO POTTERY MARKS
Various
Great site by Ceramike / English language
www.ceramike.com/UFOpots.asp

SHELLY GROUP
SHELLY in shield, Late Folley
Backstamps of the Wileman family potteries, Wileman & Company and the Shelley potteries / English language
www.shelley.co.uk/Z_Backstamps.html
Good site by Perfect Pieces / English language
www.perfectpieces.co.uk/backstinfo.php?pmanuid=21

TAYLOR TUNNICLIFFE (Hanley, Staffordshire)
Corwn mark with T like symbol in circle

Marks from the English manufacturer
Taylor, Tunnicliff & Co (also known as Taylor, Tunnicliffe & Co) , site by Match Striker Gallery / English language
www.matchstrikergallery.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk/Tunnicliff.html

THE POTTERIES.ORG
A guide to British (especially Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire) ceramic companies /
English language
www.thepotteries.org/mark/index.htm

TROIKA
Troika Cornwall, etc.

Troika Pottery (St Ives) was founded in 1963 by Leslie Illsley, Benny Sirota and Jan Thompson, Good site by Perfect Pieces / English language

www.perfectpieces.co.uk/backstinfo.php?pmanuid=22

WADE BACKSTAMPS
Lion, WADEHEATH, Wades, England, etc.
28 marks from the English manufacturer by Bev and Ed Rucker / English language

www.happywadeing.com/reference/backstamps.php

WEDGWOOD
Text in circle, Vase, etc.

Site of The Wedgwood Museum / English language
www.wedgwoodmuseum.org.uk/
Excellent site by Asiatic Pheasants including many Wedgwood marks / English language
www.asiaticpheasants.co.uk/markspics.html

Excellent site by Antique-Marks / English language
www.antique-marks.com/wedgwood-marks.html

WORCESTER (Royal Worcester)
Circle with Crown, crescent mark, etc.
Excellent site by Antique-Marks / English language
www.antique-marks.com/royal-worcester-marks.html

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