HOLLINSHEAD & KIRKHAM "Florence" - Serving Platter
Printed Mark 1900-24
Stamped Impressed Mark: 1210 H&K Tunstall 12
Colour: Blue transfer on blue underglaze
Dimensions: Oval 13 3/4" x 10 1/2" (36 x 27 cm)
Weight: 1.2 kg
Condition: Used but very good for the age with no chips or cracks; may show signs of use and age related crazing.
History: H&K Hollinshead & Kirkham (Ltd)
Tunstall c. 1870-1956 c. 1876-1956
Burslem c. 1870
Earthenware manufacturer originally at Burslem and then in c1876 they took over the Woodland Pottery, Woodland Street, Tunstall.
In c. 1890 they took over the Unicorn Pottery. Amicable Street, Tunstall - Stoke-on-Trent - from Wedgewood & Co.
The factory was purchased by Johnson Bros. (Hanley) Ltd in 1956.
The famous Clarice Cliff was a Lithographer at Hollinshead & Kirkham for 3 years, she attended evening classes in Tunstall and at the age of 17 went to work for A. J. Wilkinson.
SKU PH165 17