The National Archives
Search our website
  • Search our website
  • Search our records
   
Board of Trade Board of Trade home image
239642 - Minton & Co - 18 March 1870 - Dinner service
 
Design Zoom Enlarge
239642 - Minton & Co - 18 March 1870 - Dinner service
PreviousPrevious
NextNext
 
Image Details
Registration no. 239642
Cat Ref no. BT 43/68
  Registration Details
Registration no. 239642
Cat Ref no. BT 44/8
Links
Details held in BT 44/8
Proprietor: Minton & Co
Address: Stoke-upon-Trent
Subject of design: Dinner service

Annotation (BT 43/68)
Ornamental design for a dinner service.

 

Notes
This design is usually referred to as the 'Naturalist' service. These striking designs were prepared for Minton by the artist WS Coleman [William Stephen Coleman]. Minton paid Coleman a fee of £200 for the designs. Using the retail price index £200 in 1870 would be worth over £12,000 today. Compared with average earnings in 1870, £200 would be worth over £100,000, a significant amount to be paid for one design. This design is illustrated Joan Jones Minton, The First Two Hundred Years of Design & Production, Swan Hill Press, 1993, page 67.

18 March(W) 1870(C)
18 March(W) 1870(C)
18
18 March(W) 1870(C)
18 March(W) 1870(C)
18 March(W) 1870(C) 6 18 March(W) 1870(C) 18 March(W) 1870(C) 18 March(W) 1870(C) C 18 March(W) 1870(C)
18 March(W) 1870(C)
18 March(W) 1870(C)
W
18 March(W) 1870(C)
18 March(W) 1870(C)
18 March(W) 1870(C)
Interpret Diamond Marks

 
 

 

   
Back to: Go back Register/date order listing