LIVERPOOL ROAD POTTERY, LTD
?– 1976 (?)
The Liverpool Road Pottery was a pottery distributor, and a decorator of bought-in
bone china and earthenware at Liverpool Rd, Stoke. The company was owned by a Mr
Baskyfield who factored bone china and earthenware from major manufacturers including
Thomas C. Wild & Sons Ltd (later Royal Albert, Ltd, Paragon China Ltd and Josiah
Wedgwood & Sons Ltd. The Pottery purchasing in bulk and re-sold to small retailers
outside the recognised distribution networks. The company also decorated plain white-ware,
obtained from the same high-quality manufacturers, for sale under its own name. The
company is believed to have closed in about 1976.
The Liverpool Road Pottery’s products included tableware, table accessories and fancy
wares. Ornamental giftware and advertising ware - dishes, decorative plates, ashtrays
etc decorated in contemporary style and often inscribed with the business or locality
names – were also important product.
There is no known trade name, however wares are marked with the Liverpool Road Pottery
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