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Post by denbydump June 20th 2016, 10:04 am

Minton Hollins & Co, of Stoke-on-Trent, was set up in 1845, as a
subsiduary of Mintons, to take over their encaustic tile production.
Due to the fall in demand for tiles during the WW1, they developed
a sideline in art-pottery, with striking glaze effects, and the highly
acclaimed "Astra Ware" range was produced from 1918 until at least
the late 1920s.
They were taken over by Johnson's tiles in 1968, who even recently,
were still using the MH name on their range of antique-style tiles.

8 inch vase with an early impressed mark. (No MH).

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8 inch Peacock vase with an early impressed mark. (With MH).

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A 10.5 in Peacock vase with the later printed mark.

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Post by denbydump June 21st 2016, 4:21 pm

An early floor tile.

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Post by denbydump December 12th 2016, 1:24 pm

An 8.5 in high Peacock glazed vase with the early "Moon and star" embossed mark.

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Post by dantheman December 12th 2016, 1:29 pm

I haven't seen that moon and star mark before dd , can you tell us the dates please?

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Post by denbydump December 12th 2016, 4:34 pm

Wish I could Dan. Very little info to go on. Goddens only mentions the tiles.
Bergeson has a very detailed write-up of the history, but shows no marks.
I was always told the printed mark was later.
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Post by cycladelic May 19th 2020, 8:43 am

Here's a 6" (15cm) Minton and Hollins tile.

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Post by NaomiM June 26th 2020, 11:32 pm

Minton Hollins encaustic tile

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Post by cycladelic April 11th 2023, 9:58 am

Here's an ASTRA brooch with a silver mount...

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Post by cycladelic February 5th 2024, 6:58 am

Here are three Astra brooches... the largest being about 4cm dia.

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