Bourne & Leigh (Ltd)






 

Location and period of operation:

Bourne & Leigh (Ltd)

Burslem

1892

1941

Earthenware manufacturer at the Albion and Leighton Potteries, Burslem.

Previously Bourne was in partnership as Blackhurst & Bourne (1880-92) at the Hadderidge Pottery Burslem. 

Subsequently continued as Leighton Pottery Ltd (c.1940-54)

 

 

Initials used on ware for identification:

B & L


B & L
B


E B & J E L


E B J E L


E B & J E L
B


printed mark c.1912+
printed mark c.1912+


"Asiatic Pheasants" is the pattern name
"Asiatic Pheasants" is the pattern name
EB & JEL


printed mark used in the 1930's
printed mark used in the 1930's

"POMEGTANATE" is the pattern name

this mark with the name "Royal Leighton" was continued by Leighton Pottery Ltd

 


 

ironstone mug in the comic TYKE pattern manufactured by BOURNE AND LEIGH

Staffordshire blue green teal transferware ironstone mug in the comic TYKE pattern manufactured by BOURNE AND LEIGH at their Albion and Leighton Potteries in Burslem, England. The TYKE pattern was registered in 1911.

The busy transfer image depicts an old man smoking a pipe talking to a boy who is smoking a cigarette. They are standing in a room with furniture, a dog, a cat, a fireplace with a kettle and a long table. Around the exterior rim are the words: A YORKSHIREMAN'S ADVICE TO HIS SON: SEE ALL, HEAR ALL, SAY NOWT. ON the lower part of the cup under the sleeping dog it reads: EAT ALL, DRINK ALL, PAY NOWT AND IF EVER THA DOES OUT FOR NOWT ALLUS DO IT FOR THISEN. There are transfer images of scrolls and fruit on the handle and interior rim.

 Marked on the bottom in teal transfer:
ALBION POTTERY, E. B. & J. E. L. (with elaborate shield logo) B., TYKE, RD NO 579814.
[as shown above]

DIMENSIONS: A generous 4 and 1/4 inches high by 3 and 1/2 inch rim circumference.


 Bowl produced by Bourne & Leigh
 Bowl produced by Bourne & Leigh
with the "Leighton" mark