Powell, Bishop & Stonier
Location and period of operation:
China and Earthenware manufacturer at the Stafford Street Works and the Church Works, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent.
Formerly: Powell & Bishop [1867-1878]
Subsequently: Bishop & Stonier [1878-1891]
Initials used on ware for identification:
P B & S
|This mark (Caduceus) was registered as a
trade mark by Powell & Bishop in 1876 the mark was also used by
subsequent partnerships including Powell, Bishop & Stonier.
Examples of printed marks with the
initials "P B & S"
the registered number mark sometimes appears
"PARAGON" and "CONWAY"
are the pattern names
This trade mark was registered in
and was often used with the initials B P & S
It was also used by Bishop & Stonier after 1891
Example of the printed trade mark with
the P B & S initials.
Alongside is an impressed "Caduceus" mark
Marks with the trade name: 'Oriental Ivory'
examples of Powell, Bishop & Stonier ware:-
Jug in the 'Neptune' pattern
P B & S
the registration number: 83171 dates from 1887
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information on the Stafford Street Works -
Questions/comments/contributions? email: Steve Birks