Mason - (Ceramics Porcelain England)

Mason - (Ceramics, Porcelain, England) Family of potters active during the first half of the nineteenth century. The father, Miles Mason, probably worked at Liverpool before setting up a porcelain factory at Fenton in about 1800; William, Charles and George are the other members of the family which made an extremely hard porcelain, 'ironstone china', bone-china and earthenware. The Chinese manner of decoration was much favored. Enormous vases are typical. Apart from the names 'Mason' and 'Fenton', the usual mark is a crown.

Mason's Patent Ironstone China (Illustrated Guides to Pottery & Porcelain)Mason's Patent Ironstone China (Illustrated Guides to Pottery & Porcelain) 

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