Friday, 1 March 2013

Early Mason's Patent Ironstone China

Mason's Patent Ironstone plate c1815

Introduced by Charles James Mason in 1813 as decorative and durable earthenware of a quality suitable for the rising middle classes, 'Patent Ironstone China' cleverly described a new discovery which had great strength but also had the delicacy of china wares. For more Mason's see Premier Antiques

Mason's Patent Ironstone China 'hydra' jug c1830

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