DUPRS_0029 Allertons England

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Title

DUPRS_0029 Allertons England

Subject

Allertons Ltd. England pottery sherd

Description

This artifact is a small triangular fragment of ceramic approximately 3 cm across, 2 cm in height, and 0.25 cm in width. On the exterior, it is mostly white with a few chips in it, and a light blue maker’s mark is present which says “ALLERTONS LTD ENGLAND” in a circle around a bulls-eye symbol. On the reverse side is a design showing the top of a building next to a tree in a pattern known as blue willow. Although the fragment is very small, the details are clear and match most of Allertons Ltd. designs on the Internet.

Creator

Allertons Ltd. England

Source

Selective Surface collection, east Stanley Park, Historic Chatham Township (modern Summit, New Jersey)

Publisher

Drew University, Department of Anthropology, Drew University Passaic River Survey

Date

The maker’s mark on this fragment was only made between 1915 and 1929.

Contributor

Juliet LaVigne

Type

Ceramic

Coverage

The company manufacturing of this type of china appears to have had only one factory in Staffordshire, England. Therefore it would appear that the ceramic was imported. This fragment was found along with many others that covered a large area next to the Passaic River. The pattern on the fragment is similar to other Allertons Ltd. pottery. The blue willow design is common on their pieces and their designs seem to have an Asian influence and other pieces from this company from this time have also had “China” written below the maker’s mark.

Files

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Citation

Allertons Ltd. England, “DUPRS_0029 Allertons England,” Drew University Library Special Collections, accessed June 16, 2024, http://omeka.drew.edu/items/show/683.