British Porcelain, Pottery and Ceramic Trade Marks


A guide to British (especially Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire) ceramic companies their history, trade and initial marks (the markings used on the bottom of some ceramics)

Many potteries used letters and initials to identify their ware - this is an alphabetic listing of the initials used and the companies they correspond to.

As well as letters many companies had a crest or symbol they used as a trade mark which was embossed, printed or painted on the bottom of the ware

Stoke-on-Trent was (and still is) the centre of the pottery industry world-wide. This is a full listing of every known Staffordshire pottery company


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