Moorcroft royal warrant printed paper label - by appoinment potters to the late queen mary in use from 1953 to 1978 in 1978 the royal warrant expired on the 25th anniversary of the queen's death. William moorcroft founded his own pottery company in 1913 he worked as a potter prior to that time when he went to work for james macintyre & company ltd located in burslem, staffordshire, england starting in 1897, according to warman’s antiques & collectibles edited by noah fleisher. William moorcroft (1872-1945), an art school graduate and the son of a burslem china painter and designer, was first employed in 1897 as a 24-year-old designer for the commercial pottery and porcelain firm of james macintyre & co.
Shop william moorcroft pottery quality pieces at fair prices madelena antiques and collectibles discerningly picked fantastically delivered. Moorcroft pottery was originally founded as a william moorcroft owners instigated a system of dating and then again until modern moorcroft design.
Dating moorcroft pottery the moorcroft pottery has mainly remained in the hands of one family since its creation and moorcroft mark changes have been quite few the main moorcroft marks changed as william moorcroft moved from macintyre & co, at the end of the 19th century and then when walter moorcroft took over from his. Lovely early william moorcroft pottery candlestick in the sought after ' hazeldene ' pattern, has slight restoration around base rim.
Moorcroft pottery was first made in burslem, england, in 1913 william moorcroft had managed the art pottery department for james macintyre & company of england from 1898 to 1913 the moorcroft pottery continues today, although william moorcroft died in.
Shop our selection of moorcroft pottery from the world's premier auctions and galleries research past prices of moorcroft pottery to buy or bid confidently today. Pottery made between 1928 and 1949 has the full signature of william moorcroft, a burslem stamp and a made in england stamp from 1950 on, most moorcroft pottery is stamped with a moorcroft initial and signature, as well as a made in england stamp. Queen mary was an avid collector of moorcroft pottery, and granted william moorcroft a royal warrant in 1928 the future of moorcroft from 1986 to 1992.
Moorcroft marks changed as william moorcroft moved from macintyre at the end of the 19th century and again when walter moorcroft took over from his father.