Antique - Beautiful LARGE 1800's Ironstone PITCHER & BOWL SET / WASH BASIN
Circa 1858- 1890
•Ironstone Pitcher and Bowl/Basin Set in Excellent Condition with no visable damage. The basin has light crazing that is typical of pieces this old. It is white in color with a very faint, light blue undertones.
•Measurements: Pitcher is 12" tall and 7.5" near the bottom. Basin is 15" in diameter and is 4.5" high. This Set is heavy weighing 10 lbs.
•Marked: ROYAL, PATENT IRONSTONE, BURGESS & GODDARD.
Goddard & Co. (manufacturers) Commerce St. Lane End, Longton c.1840-1848
Goddard, Dale & Burgess (exporters) 32 Church St. or Stafford St. Longton c. 1848-1858
Goddard & Burgess (exporters) 32 Church Street or Stafford St. Longton c. 1858-1890.
This company traded under the name of Burgess & Goddard in USA and under the name of Goddard & Burgess in Longton, Staffordshire, England. It was the Burgess side of the partnership that managed the USA side of the business. In 1879 William Burgess and John Campbell purchased the International Pottery Co. in Trenton, New Jersey. Burgess & Goddard traded as importers of earthenware's and represented such firms as John Edwards, Wedgwood & Co., S. Bridgwood & Son in the USA.
Ewins, Neil "Supplying the present wants of our yankee cousins"
Journal of Ceramic History v15 1997 p.105-127 (details of John Hackett Goddard and his activities
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