Antique MASONS REGENCY Plantation Colonial Bowl - Made in England! Gorgeous pattern on inside and outside of bowl. Bowl is round with scalloped edge. Unusual and hard to find piece.It is 9 inches in diameter and 2 1/4 inches tall. See backstamp in last photo.
We do not know the age of this bowl, but it looks very old with surface crazing. Otherwise e xcellent vintage condition - no chips or cracks.
A SHORT HISTORY OF MASON'S IRONSTONE. Miles Mason opened his first pottery factory at Lane Delph, Fenton, England, in 1806.It became known as the Minerva Works and his three sons managed the factory. The factory soon became known as Masons. " The earliest pottery was marked with the backstamp "M Mason and was influenced by the Asian porcelain he had imported to London in 1796. In 1813, Charles James Mason, the third son of Miles Mason, received a patent for his ironstone china.
This hardened earthenware proved useful in the production of daily china, as well as industrial strength tiles used in furnaces, fireplaces, and flooring. Soon after the creation of ironstone, the Masons' name became well known throughout England and Europe. In 1815, Charles Mason married Sarah Spode, the granddaughter of Josiah Spode. As a result of the familial alliance, the Minerva Works acquired a second factory that was being held by the Spode family in Fenton. By 1820, the ironstone productions of the Minerva Works factory had built up an exceptional repertoire of patterns that were Oriental in character but reflected many Italian and English landscapes.
In 1829, the Minerva Works became known as Charles J. The name was also applied to Fenton Factory, the factory acquired from Josiah Spode.Throughout this period, a number of backstamps were used, including "M Mason, " CJ Mason & Co. Lane Delph, " and "Fenton Stone Works.
The George Ashworth name was used from 1862 until 1969. In 1969, the company was renamed Mason's Ironstone Ltd.
When the company began to remake many of its earlier designs. These Asian combined the simplicity of Eastern art with the ornate and brightly colored designs of England.
Masons joined the Wedgwood Group in 1973, and Mason's Ironstone Ltd. Thank you for shopping here! Let us know if you have a special need. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Cookware, Dinnerware & Serveware\Plates".
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