1930’s Shorter & Son Pink Wild Rose Preserve Jar
This 1930’s Shorter & Son Pink Wild Rose Preserve Jar is a beautiful colour and design. The lid is in the shape of a wild rose, with a green body embossed with green leaves and a rose in bud.
The preserve/ mustard/ jam jar dates from the 1930’s and has a glossy glaze.
Approximate Maximum Dimensions
- Height (tip of lid to base): ~10cm (4″)
- Base diameter: ~6.5cm (2.6″)
The printed backstamp reads:
SHORTER & SON LTD
The pot is also impressed with MADE IN ENGLAND
In good condition with no chips, cracks or restoration. There is some slight crazing and the odd original inconsistency in the glaze. There is one quite large glazing mark (~5mm) near the rim of the pot.
Some History For You.
A. J. Wilkinson Ltd, Newport Pottery, Shorter & Son Ltd
These factories were all owned by the Shorter family and they worked in close co-operation. Their main claim to fame was Clarice Cliff, whom worked at the A.J. Wilkinson factory. In 1927/8 Clarice Cliff designed the handpainted ‘Bizarre Ware’ pottery range. The name for the range was chosen by Colley Shorter whom married Clarice Cliff in 1940 after the death of his first wife.