References

The main work of reference is Geoffrey Godden's book:
Geoffrey A Godden, Ridgway Porcelains (Woodbridge, Antique Collectors' Club, 1985)

The earlier version of the same book is also useful:
Geoffrey A Godden, The Illustrated Guide to Ridgway Porcelains (London, Barrie and Jenkins, 1972)

The best source for the moulded jugs is:
R. K. Henrywood, Relief-Moulded Jugs 1820-1900 (Woodbridge, Antique Collectors' Club, 1984)

The best source for identifying registration diamonds remains Appendices A & B of:
J. P. Cushion, Pocket Book of British Ceramic Marks (London, Faber & Faber, 3ed. 1976, reprinted several times)

The following articles may also be found useful:
K Church, 'Some Examples of John Ridgway, Bates Pattern Numbering', Northern Ceramics Society Newsletter 88 (December 1992), 20-22.
K Church, 'J & W Ridgway - Anonymous Marks', Northern Ceramics Society Newsletter 107 (September 1997), 14-19.

 

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