Leeds - (Ceramics England)

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Leeds - (Ceramics, England) The most important of the Yorkshire potteries, the factory founded about 1760 by the Green brothers, to be known from the mid-1770's as Humble, Green & Co., by the end of the century as Hartley, Greens & Co., and trading under several names and ownerships from 1820 till its close in 1878. Leeds is best known for its creamware, particularly pierced work at which the factory was pre-eminent, but various types of earthenware and stoneware were made, including Wedgwood-like black basalts. Marks usually comprised the name of the firm.

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