Common questions

How do I identify a Sadler teapot?

How do I identify a Sadler teapot?

The early Sadler teapots were “Brown Betty” style, tall and shaped more like a coffee pot with possibly a marking found on the bottom. For a Sadler teapot made between 1899 and 1937, there will be an impressed mark that reads “ENGLAND JSSB.”

What are Sadler teapots made of?

They were round teapots made using a red clay with a manganese brown glaze known as Rockingham glaze. This was the most popular type of teapot in England for about 200 years before Sadler opened his factory. James Sadler made a name for himself and his company flourished.

Are Sadler teapots still being made?

James Sadler and Sons Ltd was a pottery manufacturer founded in 1882 by James Sadler in Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom….James Sadler and Sons Ltd.

Industry Pottery
Founder James Sadler
Defunct 2000
Fate Went into receivership; rights purchased by Churchill China
Products Teapots

Where are Sadler teapots made?

James Sadler & Sons Ltd. : The Famous Teapot Manufacture over the Last Century. James Sadler and Sons Ltd is the world famous pottery manufacturer originally founded in 1882 in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire in England. Sadler started with their famous red clay fine earthenware teapots with a dark brown glaze.

What is my Arthur Wood teapot worth?

This Arthur Wood teapot is worth about $25 to $35. Carved swans were popular furniture motifs during the 1940s and early ’50s.

How do you date antique teapots?

A common indicator that your teapot is old is by looking at the spout holes. If there are three or four, it’s an antique. Since these teapots were made by hand, look for irregular circles and slight imperfections around the holes.

When did James Sadler make his first teapot?

For a Sadler teapot made between 1899 and 1937, there will be an impressed mark that reads “ENGLAND JSSB.”. c1937+. For a Sadler teapot made after 1937, there could be an impressed or printed mark that reads “SADLER BURSLEM ENGLAND.”.

Where did the Brown Betty teapots come from?

These early “Brown Betty” teapots were made from a fine red clay found in the Stoke-On-Trent area of Britain. The teapots were then covered with a dark brown glaze. This “Brown Betty” style teapot made the company well-known.

When did James Sadler go out of business?

In April 2000 the name and business (but not the works) of Sadler was taken over by Churchill China. These pages have been added as a guide to date your pieces. We do not offer any further dating, pattern finding or valuations of your items.

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