CROWN DEVON POTTERY HISTORY (in brief)

CROWN DEVON POTTERY HISTORY (in brief)

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CROWN DEVON POTTERY HISTORY (in brief)

Posted on Apr 24 2012 at 10:01:55 AM in History

CROWN DEVON POTTERY HISTORY (in brief)
*1873 - S. Fielding & co opened by Simon Fielding *1878 taken over and expanded by Fielding’s son Abraham. *1880s - the name Crown Devon was seen on backstamps  *1912 factory renamed The Devon Pottery *1951 - survived a fire *1982 closed Popular wares include: Majolica - mostly exported to USA, Musical novelties such as Sandy Powell musical mug & John Peel Tankard Souvenir Series - seaside novelty items.  Art deco figurines mostly designed by Kathleen Parsons
Further history and crown devon backstamp can be found at potteries.org

For other Pottery Histories see my website www.cathys-curios.co.uk - In each pottery category there is a brief history.
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Author: cathyscurios
Created: Apr 24 2012 at 10:01:55 AM
Updated: Apr 24 2012 at 10:01:55 AM
Category: History
Language: English

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