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James Ellis & Son

James Ellis & Son operated a pottery in Hanley but were short-lived and do not appear in the directories. They are not listed by Godden. They registered a single design for a moulded jug in 1869. No other jug designs have been recorded.

Corn Cob (not titled)
Design registered on 26 October 1869, Parcel 2, Number 235158, by James Ellis & Son of Hanley.
Marks: moulded registration diamond
Illustrations: Henrywood BJ/559
The metal-mounted ceramic cover is unusual. Also found reproduced with majolica glazes.

Credits: Ken Carter; Simon Willcock