Poole Pottery is nearly always marked on the base; it is very rare to find an unmarked piece.
Is Poole Pottery worth anything?
Wares from all periods of Pooles history are highly collectable with prices ranging from a few pounds to several thousand.
What is the mark in pottery?
Potters mark, also called factory mark, device for the purpose of identifying commercial pottery wares. Except for those of Wedgwood, stonewares before the 20th century were not often marked. On some earthenware, potters marks are frequently seen, but signatures are rare.
Can you visit Poole Pottery?
Poole Pottery Factory Shop is located on Poole Quay, and stocks a huge range of colourful pottery and glassware. You can also watch the artists at work on various items of pottery, prior to firing, and can even have a go at painting your own pot.
Is Poole Pottery still in business?
Poole Pottery came out of administration on 10 February 2007 and was under the control of Lifestyle Group Ltd, which also owns Royal Stafford Tableware. The pottery shop opened on Poole Quay, selling Poole Pottery giftware (first and seconds), lighting, tableware and studio ranges. The shop closed down in 2017.