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Neil Ewins
Comparative Studies in Anglo-American Ceramic Demand

Ceramics in America 2008

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  • Figure 1
    Figure 1

    Oval dish, Cork and Edge, Newport Pottery, Burslem, ca. 1846–1860. Whiteware. L. 14", W. 8 1/2". Printed mark: “C & E.” (N. Ewins Collection.)

  • Figure 2
    Figure 2

    Soup plate, Cork and Edge, Newport Pottery, Burslem, ca. 1846–1860. Whiteware. D. 8 3/8". Printed mark: “VERONA / CORK & EDGE.” (Courtesy, Barker-Goodby Collection.) Another version of the Verona pattern is shown in fig. 14.

  • Figure 3
    Figure 3

    Detail of the mark on the soup plate illustrated in fig. 2. 

  • Figure 4
    Figure 4

    Side plate, Cork and Edge, Newport Pottery, Burslem, ca. 1846–1860. Whiteware. D. 6 5/8". Printed mark: “Cork & Edge / Hong.” (Courtesy, Barker-Goodby Collection.) 

  • Figure 5
    Figure 5

    Dinner plate, Cork and Edge, Newport Pottery, Burslem, ca. 1846–1860. Whiteware. D. 10 1/4". Printed mark: “Cork & Edge / Vermicelli.” (Courtesy, Barker-Goodby Collection.) 

  • Figure 6
    Figure 6

    Jug with mocha and banded decoration, Edge, Malkin and Company, Newport Pottery, Burslem, ca. 1870–1902. Whiteware. H. 5 5/8". Printed mark: “TRADE MARK / EDGE, MALKIN & CO. LTD / BURSLEM.” (Courtesy, Potteries  Museum and Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent.) 

  • Figure 7
    Figure 7

    Staffordshire manufacturers and merchants supplied by Cork and Edge with ceramics from 1848 to 1860. The names provided are manufacturers, unless otherwise stated. 

  • Figure 8
    Figure 8

    Customer Distribution of Cork and Edge of Burslem, 1848–1860. A large cluster of crockery dealers was in the nearby districts of Manchester and Leeds. 

  • Figure 9
    Figure 9

    Customer Distribution of Cork and Edge, 1848–1860. Map showing crockery dealers and manufacturers located throughout Great Britain. 

  • Figure 10
    Figure 10

    Customer Distribution of Cork and Edge, 1848–1860. Map showing crockery dealers located in continental Europe. 

  • Figure 11
    Figure 11

    Customer Distribution of Cork and Edge, 1848–1860. Map showing crockery dealers located in Canada and the United States. 

  • Figure 12
    Figure 12

    Customer Distribution of Cork and Edge, 1848–1860. Map showing customers located in South America and the West Indies. 

  • Figure 13
    Figure 13

    Customer Distribution of Cork and Edge, 1848–1860. Map showing customers located in Australasia. 

  • Figure 14
    Figure 14

    Plate, Cork and Edge, Newport Pottery, Burslem, ca. 1846–1860. Whiteware. D. 9 1/2". Printed mark: “Verona / Cork & Edge.” (N. Ewins Collection.) Compare this example with the soup plate illustrated in fig. 2, also marked “Verona.” 

  • Figure 15
    Figure 15

    Two-handled mug with flow blue decoration, Cork, Edge and Malkin, Newport Pottery, Burslem, ca. 1860–1870. Whiteware. H. 3 3/4". Printed mark: “Singa CE & M.” (N. Ewins Collection.) 

  • Figure 16
    Figure 16

    Advertisement, Fifeshire Advertiser, May 18, 1850, for Martin Rigney’s “Kirkcaldy China Store,” Kirkcaldy, Scotland.

  • Figure 17
    Figure 17

    Jug, Samuel Alcock and Co., Burslem, ca. 1855. Porcelain. H. 8 1/4". (Private collection.) Portrayed on this Royal Patriotic Fund Crimean commemorative jug are a printed battleground scene and a domestic scene with a widow and her children.

  • Figure 18
    Figure 18

    Advertisement, Chester Chronicle, June 5, 1858, for John Barber’s “Glass, China, And Earthenware Emporium,” Eastgate Street, Chester, England.