Minton

One of Britain's leading ceramics factories during the Victorian era. It was founded by Thomas Minton at Stoke-on-Trent in 1793 and throughout its history has often led the way in adapting fashions to the field of ceramics, resulting in a huge range of styles. Minton were just behind spode in the production of bone china c. 1800, although none was …...

Minton

Minton, English family of potters. The first important member of the family was Thomas Minton,. 1765–1836, who founded a small pottery at Stoke-on-Trent. He first engraved the famous willow-pattern ware. Herbert Minton,. 1793–1858, succeeded his father as head of the firm, and to him was...
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