Potter

Anthony Shaw

Location

Tunstall and Burslem, England

Origins

British

Manufacturing Era

1850s
1860s
1870s
1880s

Treatment(s)

Copper Lustre

Type(s) of Ware

Bath
Dinnerware

Motif

Blackberry
Lustre Band
Tea Leaf

Description

Began in 1851 - 1856 in Tunstall, and later at Burslem, part of the Staffordshire Potteries.  Used names such as Anthony Shaw, A. Shaw, Anthony Shaw and Sons, and Anthony Shaw and Company.  The royal coat of arms was often used in their marks.  The firm was taken over by Arthur J. Wilkinson in about 1900 according to Godden.  Anthony Shaw was one of the more prolific potters of copper lustre decorated ironstone.

Tunstall - 1851-1858

Burslem - 1858-1900

Anthony Show & Son(s) - 1882-1900