Green and Gold

Body Style: Ceres Shape

Biography

Elsmore & Forster's very popular wheat style was widely copied by other potters, both British and Amrican. It is an extremely well potted line which is found in many elegant decorations. In addition to the copper lustre enhanced version, there are examples with cobalt, a lighter blue, green and gold lustre, a mustard yellow and even in a Rockingham glaze. 

Registered in 1859.

 

Naming Source: Factory Named
Manufacturing Era: 1850s
Type of Company: Potter
Type of Ware: Bath, Dinnerware
Treatments: Copper Lustre, Gold Lustre, Green and Gold, Polychrome with Copper Lustre
Footprints/Shapes: Oval, Round

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