John Meir & Son






 

Location and period of operation:

John Meir & Son

Tunstall

1837

1897

(See sources)

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". 

 


Marked:
 Ironstone 
Roselle 
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

NOTE: "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.....
11
76
... 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