Ironstone china , ironstone ware or most commonly just ironstone , is a type of vitreous pottery first made in the United Kingdom in the early 19th century. It is often classed as earthenware   although in appearance and properties it is similar to fine stoneware. There is no iron in ironstone; its name is derived from its notable strength and durability. Ironstone in Britain's Staffordshire potteries was closely associated with the company founded by Charles James Mason following his patent of ,   with the name subsequently becoming generic. Antique ironstone wares are collectable, and in particular items made by Mason's.
Mason's Ironstone блюдо, китайский свиток узор, х годов 19 века, шинуазри. 14 X 11 | eBay
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Pottery mark query - Mason's Ironstone - Angled Crown Patent Ironstone
Masons Ironstone or Regency Ironstone? Having gone to my local charity shop,as I had flowers bought for me and desperately needed another vase, I picked up a vase that to me was very attractive. It is as described below but when I have checked on the internet, looking for Regency Ironstone it keeps referring to "Masons" Ironstone, where as mine says Regency It is approx 7 inches tall, has cobalt blue feet of an inch in height, from there it gets a little more bulbous as it reaches full height. The top is scollped or frilled on the outside edge, has two cobalt or dark blue funny handles.
The impressed marks are internal manufacturing references and not necessarily unique to this or other companies. This particular mark was applied either as Impressed or Stamped in Blue like yours and dates ca - The actual maker of these recent reproductions does not seem to have registered or documented this particular "drummer" mark, but we know that they are located in the US. We have found another almost identical piece to yours that is clearly marked with an incised USA and GL This name or partnership begun in and ended in [some sources do not mention this transitional period at all, others date it slightly later, ca s].