Antiques and Dynasties

A Meakin (Ltd) and Alfred Meakin (Tunstall) Ltd Pattern & Shape

This information has been collated from articles and advertisements in the trade press and published sources. It should not be regarded as complete. Additional information will be added as, and when, it becomes available. Descriptions are those of the authors cited.

TABLE 1 : 19th and early 20th century printed patterns

PATTERN NAME DATE GODDEN MARK SOURCE
Albemarle (floral, flow blue)(same as Medway) 6
Alhambra 6
Atlantic (floral, flow blue) (also in green) 6
Bell (art nouveau, slate blue) c. 1900 6
Belmont  (floral) 2 versions produced c. 1891, c.1898 2586 3, 6
Bentick 6
Blossom (floral, flow blue), (also in brown) 6
Bramble  (floral, flow blue) c. 1891 2583 1, 6
Brier (floral, flow blue) c. 1896 6
Burns (flow blue) c. 1900 6
Cambridge  (floral), (flow and slate blue) c. 1891, c.1904 2586 1, 2, 6
Carnations (floral, flow blue) 6
Chesterfield (art nouveau, flow blue) 6
Claridge (floral, flow blue) .c. 1897 1, 6
Clifton  (same as Messina) (floral, flow blue, slate blue, green) c. 1891, c.1896 1, 6
Coburg (flow blue) 6
Daisy (floral, flow blue) 6
Denstone (floral, slate blue) 6
Devon  (floral, flow blue and green) c. 1907 2583 1, 2
Erina (slate blue) c. 1904 6
Genoa (flow blue) 6
Glenmere (floral, flow blue) c. 1898 6
Greenville (floral, flow blue) 6
Grosvenor (floral, flow blue) 6
Hamilton (floral, flow blue) c. 1898 6
Hanley (flow blue) 6
Hanwell (floral, flow blue) c. 1900 6
Hartwell (floral, flow blue) 6
Harvard (floral, flow blue or green) c. 1900 6
Harvest  (asymmetrical floral spray) (flow blue) c. 1898, c.1907 2587 3, 6
Hilamond (floral, flow blue) c. 1898 6
The Holland (flow blue) c. 1891, c.1904 2586 1, 6
Hudson (floral, flow blue) 6
Kelvin  (floral, flow and slate blue) c. 1891 2585 1, 2, 6
Kent (floral, flow blue) 6
Kenwood  (greyish blue or brown, bramble roses) c. 1891 2483 3, 6
La Grande (floral, slate blue) 6
Lennox (floral, flow blue) 6
Lily (floral, flow blue) c. 1885 2581 3, 6
Linnell (flow blue) 6
Luciville (floral, flow blue) 6
Luton (floral, flow blue) (first sold as Monsoon) c. 1896 6
Lynn (floral, slate blue) 6
Medway  (floral) (same as Albemarle) c. 1897 2582 3, 6
Melrose (floral, slate blue) c. 1900 6
Melton (floral, slate blue) 6
Mentone  (floral, flow blue) c. 1891, c.1900 2585 1, 6
Messina  (floral, flow blue) c. 1891 2586 1, 2
Milan (floral, slate blue) 6
Norburg (floral, slate blue) 6
Norbury (floral, flow mulberry) 6
Norma (floral, flow blue) 6
Normandy (floral, flow blue) 6
Oakley (floral, flow blue) 6
Oban (floral, flow blue) 6
Ormonde  (floral, flow blue and green)  2 versions  c. 1891, c.1897 2586 1, 5, 6
Ovando  (floral) (flow blue) (originally called Blue Waterloo) c. 1891, c.1904 2586 1, 6
Oxford (floral, flow blue) c. 1904 6
Peony (floral, flow blue) c. 1891, c.1907 2589 1, 5, 6
Persian (floral, flow blue) 6
Portland (art nouveau, flow blue) 6
Raleigh (art nouveau, flow blue) c. 1904 6
Regent (art nouveau, flow blue or green) c. 1897 2586 1, 6
Richmond (floral, flow blue) c. 1891, c.1898 2586 1, 6
Ripon (floral, flow blue) 6
Roma (art nouveau, flow blue) 6
Rosa (floral, slate blue) 6
Rosalina (floral, slate blue) 6
Selwyn (flow blue) 6
Severn (floral, flow blue) 6
Spray (floral, flow blue) 6
Springfield  (floral, slate blue) c. 1891 2586 4, 6
Tokio (flow blue) 6
Vane (floral, flow blue) 6
Vernon (art nouveau, flow blue) c. 1891 6
Verona  (art nouveau, very dark border, gold on scrolls) c. 1891 2582 1, 6
Washington (floral, flow blue) 6
Wellington (floral, flow blue) 6
Westmeath (floral, flow blue) 6

Sources for Table 1

1.   WILLIAMS, Petra    Flow blue china : an aid to identification.   Rev ed.   Fountain House East, 1981

2.   GASTON, Mary Frank  Collectors’ encyclopaedia of flow blue china.   Collector Books, 1983

3.   WILLIAMS, Petra   Flow blue china II.   Rev ed.  Fountain House East, 1981

4.   WILLIAMS, Petra   Flow blue china and mulberry ware : similarity and value guide.  Rev. ed.
Fountain House East, 1981

5.   SNYDER, Jeffrey B.   Flow blue : a closer look.  Schiffer, 2000

6.   VAN BUSKIRK, William   Late Victorian flow blue and other ceramic wares.  Schiffer, 2002


TABLE 2 : White ironstone shapes

Bamboo  c.1896
Basketweave
Beaded Tracery
Brocade
Chelsea
Crewel
Fishhook  c.1888
Scroll
Simple Pear
Twelve Panel
Wheat and Hops
Wheat and Rose

TABLE 3 : Post-war patterns

PATTERN NAME                   SHAPE                                DATE
Marigold                                Princess                              1937

Courtesy City of Stoke-on-Trent