Meir & Son
Location and period of operation:
Earthenware manufacturers at Greengates pottery, Tunstall.
Previously: John Meir (c.1812-1836)
Ironstone Platter by John Meir & Son in the "Washington Shape" pattern
The spare, elegant design includes 6 cut flower arrangements and a cable rope highlighting the edge.
This platter is 18 3/8" x 13 1/2".
J. Meir & Son
Initials used on ware for identification:
J. M. & S
I. M & S
J. M. & SON
J. MEIR & SON
JOHN MEIR & SON
MEIR & SON
"IM" is sometimes used instead of "JM"
These initials are incorporated in
printed marks - often including the name of the pattern
On some ware there
is an impressed mark which
give the date manufactured.....
... for November 1876
"ENGLAND" appears on marks from c.1890
click for examples of marks and the works:-
email: Steve Birks
last updated: 4 March 2004