Vintage Pinecroft pottery marks

Just in this small grouping of early Pinecroft Pottery, you can get the sense of a broad range of identifying marks. While you are looking at the bases of Pinecroft Pottery, you will also notice the variation in the incised marks which would indicate several different people creating the marks. The other thing to notice is the variation in the type of clay used. It ranges from dark brown to reddish brown to buff to an off-white colour.

Common Markings stating either “Canada” or “Aylmer” 

Some pieces have the production year added.

Some pieces have the production year added.

Quite often the small creamers have numbers incised like the photo above, I was told that the number had some relationship to the size or the matching sugar.

Quite often the small creamers have numbers incised like the photo above, I was told that the number had some relationship to the size or the matching sugar.

Markings on Pinecroft Teapot

Markings on Pinecroft Teapot

Fundy Pottery indicates a souvenir piece made for sale by the Clennells for Fundy Bay Park in the Maritimes. 

Fundy Pottery indicates a souvenir piece made for sale by the Clennells for Fundy Bay Park in the Maritimes. 

 

 

There are included three other variations. The fourth example has C & D incised. Possibly a special order. Not common is the sixth mark which is a printed stamp and indicates the piece was made for Alexander and Orlick Ltd. The eighth mark has a date and has a sticker for Blue Skies Studio, Huntsville, Muskoka which would also be a vendor carrying their work.

Want to read more about Pinecroft pottery?  Check back next week for our next article running weekly until July 14th.   More information on there pieces can be found here. 

Many pieces Of Pinecroft Pottery are available at The Waterford Antique Market.