ALFRED MEAKIN ROYAL VICTORIA ART DECO IMARI VINTAGE CHINA [SOLD]

ALFRED MEAKIN ROYAL VICTORIA SEMI PORCELAIN 10 PIECE MIX OF ART DECO IMARI VINTAGE CHINA, CIRCA 1933



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The shape is square (octagonal). The colors are vibrant hues of green, orange and yellow upon a rich cobalt band border with four cobalt panels at each corner. The motif of decoration is that of floral and garlands.

COMMENT: Zesty vibrant colors as are exhibited by these pieces of Art Deco China can easily add a splash of vitality to any breakfast table.

CONDITION: Excellent!  All the gold gilding is in tact as well as all the hand painting overglaze.

BRIEF HISTORY OF ALFRED MEAKIN In 1845 Alfred Meakin commenced manufacturing at the Newtown Works, Longton, Staffordshire, England. Two of his sons, James & George founded J & G Meakin, Hanley. In 1875 Alfred commenced manufacturing at Tunstall. The Meakin family then amalgamated the three factories known as the Victoria, Highgate and the Royal.

1875 - Victoria Pottery, Royal Albert Pottery, Highgate Pottery, Tunstall
1930 - Newfield Pottery, Tunstall
1949 - Furlong Mills, Tunstall
1957-1980 - Victoria and Highgate Works, Tunstall
1980 -Alexander Works, Cobridge [originally built by Myott in 1902]

Important Dates in the Existence of This Pottery Company: 1875-1897: Alfred Meakin,1897-1913: Alfred Meakin Ltd. (1908 bought by members of the Johnson family), 1913-1976: Alfred Meakin, Tunstall Ltd.,1976- Purchased by Myott, Son & Co. Ltd. 1976-1991: Myott-Meakin.1989: acquired by Melton Modes, Nottingham to become Myott-Meakin, Staffordshire Ltd.; 1991: management bought out Melton Modes; June 1991: acquired by Churchill Group.


ITEM NUMBER: PFTP001071
PRICE: $135.00

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