What is Mayfair Bone China?

MayFair was a pottery brand for Chapmans Longton Ltd. The company’s period of operation was from 1919 to 1966. They were a fine bone china manufacturer at the Albert Works, in Longton, Stoke-on-Trent.

Chapmans (Longton) Ltd were founded in 1916 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Thomas C. Wild & Sons.

The business closed in 1966 when Allied English Potteries (who in 1964 had acquired the Wild companies) And reorganised production.

Marks and trade names used on ware for identification:

STANDARD CHINA

ROYAL STANDARD

ROYAL MAYFAIR

STANDARD CHINA

ENGLAND

STANDARD CHINA

MADE IN ENGLAND

marks c.1916-30

STANDARD CHINA

MADE IN ENGLAND

the registration number 788697 is from 1934

Royal Standard
Fine Bone
China
ENGLAND

c.1930-49

STANDARD CHINA

ENGLAND

c.1930-49

Royal Mayfair

BONE CHINA

ENGLAND

c.1938-41

Royal Standard

Bone China

ENGLAND

Royal Standard
Fine Bone
China
ENGLAND

1949 onwards

Reference Credit; The Potteries

http://www.thepotteries.org/allpotters/265.htm

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