Gorgeously coloured small fluted conical, footed lustre bowl from Pilkington’s Royal Lancastrian c1950. Impressed Pilkington’sRoyal Lancastrian mark to its base together with impressed mark "Handmade in England". The latter mark being used by Pilkington's during their brief revival of art pottery during the late 1940's to early 50's. The bowl is 12cm in diameter and 4.5cm in height.


As manufacturers of decorative tiles, Pilkington's made the first steps in establishing what was to become their pottery department in 1898. Initially they developed crystalline and opalescent glazes which were discontinued after a few years. Subsequent years saw their range of glazes extended under the influence of successive ceramic chemists. This included the development of different lustre glazes - requiring a dedicated kiln. However owing to the difficulty of the process relatively little lustre pottery was produced. During the early 1930's the pottery department experienced a number of set-backs which together with poor financial returns resulted in its closure in 1937. Following WWII, Pilkington's attempted to revive their art pottery lines in the late 1940's however production ceased permanently in the early 1950's.

Pilkington's Royal Lancastrian Lustre Conical Bowl c.1950

SKU: EC158
  • The bowl is in excellent original condition with no cracks, chips or crazing. Please see images as these form an important part of the description.

  • Free standard delivery to the UK. Other UK delivery options are available at checkout.

    Delivery to a restricted number of EU locations is available through checkout – please contact us for delivery costs if your location is not shown at checkout. We will provide quotes for low-cost delivery options valid for three days from given. Items will be reserved for this period. All delivery times stated are estimates and will vary within zones. We do not deliver to PO boxes. All items require a signature on delivery. For full delivery details visit our information page.

    Please contact us at antiques@antique-ethos.com if you wish to talk to us about your purchase before ordering.


© Antique Ethos

Durham, UK


07841 679518