Torquay Barton Pottery jug & lid, blue-ground fishing boats, c. 1925

$295.00 AUD

Scarce Torquay Barton Pottery jug & lid, the sparrow-beak form with blue-ground continuous scene of fishing boats on a still sea, the handle & spout in black glaze.

Black stamp mark ‘BARTON POTTERY Ltd / TORQUAY’

Circa 1925


17.5cm high

Condition: excellent condition, no flaws to report

Barton Pottery was founded by four workmen from other Torquay potteries in 1922, and made a variety of ‘typical’ Torquay-style Motto Wares. By 1926 this partnership had broken up, and a Limited Company established – reflected in the mark on this jug. It closed in 1935.




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