Davenport, Beck & Co


Location and period of operation:

Davenport, Beck & Co




(See sources)

Earthenware and majolica manufacturers at the Castlefield Pottery Works, Etruria, Stoke-on-Trent

  • The partners were John Davenport and Augustine Beck. 

  • Earthenware and teracotta vases in the same style of the former company Davenport, Banks & Co continued to be produced. 

  • Davenport & Beck entered into bankruptcy in 1874, however the company actually continued to 1880. 


Formerly: Davenport, Banks & Co  


London Gazette, 24 Nov 1874 

Davenport & Beck  bankruptcy arrangements



Davenport, Beck & Co 
terracotta stoppered bottle vase with rose decoration



Davenport, Beck & Co 
black-ground, guilded, earthenware bottle 

 Iny Greek mythology Ganymede (a divine hero) feeds Zeus (in the fom of an Eagle)


Initials and marks used on ware for identification:

D B & Co

these initials were also used by
the previous company 
Davenport, Banks & Co.  


Trade Mark
D B & Co

Davenport, Becks & Co used 
this mark of a castle, the initials D B & Co
and 'Etrurua' inside an oval garter


the former Castlefield Pottery Works in 1928

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