Copper Lustre with copper plumes

Body Style: Tulip Shape (Little Scroll)

Biography

Characterized by delicate scroll-like embossing below the top rim, this shape is found with a variety of treatments. Tea service items are found in both round and oval shapes. Many pieces are found with an impressed "No. 2."

NOTE: The impressed name does not include the word "shape." However, the mark clearly shows this as a potter-named body style. Registered in 1862.

 

Naming Source: Factory Named
Manufacturing Era: 1860s
Type of Company: Potter
Type of Ware: Bath, Dinnerware
Treatments: Copper Lustre with copper plumes
Footprints/Shapes: Oval, Round

Potter: Joseph Clementson

Biography

1839-1864
See also: Clementson Bros.
Many of the body styles potted by J. Clementson were continued by Clementson Bros.

Location: Shelton, Hanley, Staffordshire
Origins: British
Manufacturing Era: 1840s, 1850s, 1860s
Type of Company: Potter
Type of Ware: Bath, Dinnerware
Treatments: Copper Lustre, Copper Lustre with blue pinstripes and cobalt plumes, Copper Lustre with cobalt plumes, Copper Lustre with copper plumes, Polychrome with Copper Lustre
Body Styles:
Augusta Shape
Chinese Shape
Classic Gothic
Dallas Shape
Full Panelled Gothic
Grape Octagon
Hill Shape (Medallion Scroll)
Lafayette Shape
Nautilus
New York Shape
Panelled Grape
Plain Round
Prairie Shape
Ring Handled Round
Motifs:
Botanical
Coral
Lustre Band
Seaweed
Teaberry
Other

Potter: Elsmore and Forster

Biography

Sometimes printed as Elsmore & Foster on Columbia Shape children's pieces.

Location: Tunstall, Staffordshire
Origins: British
Manufacturing Era: 1850s, 1860s, 1870s
Type of Company: Potter
Type of Ware: Bath, Dinnerware
Treatments: Copper Lustre, Copper Lustre with cobalt plumes, Copper Lustre with copper plumes, Green and Gold, Polychrome with Copper Lustre
Body Styles:
Arched Forget-Me-Not
Ceres Shape
Columbia Shape
Crystal Shape
Fanfare
Laurel Wreath
Panelled Decagon
Portland Shape
Tulip Shape (Little Scroll)
Motifs:
Lustre Band
Morning Glory
Pepperleaf
Reverse Teaberry
Teaberry
Tobacco Leaf