; reference  Burleigh, the Story of a Pottery by Julie McKeown. The company was located at Central and Hill Potteries from 1862 to 1888. The later beehive marks employed by Burgess & Leigh placed the words "Hill Pottery" above with the initials of the maker below the beehive. The pattern name is found on the ribbon in the mark.

" /> Printed British Pottery & Porcelain | Cup and Saucer

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Shown here is the full image printed on the saucer.


Shape Type: Breakfast & Tea Wares

Pattern Type: Chinese, Asian and Other Exotic Themes

Date: c. 1862-1888

Maker: Burgess & Leigh

Maker's Mark:

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An earthenware cup and saucer printed in black and painted underglaze in a pattern named Siam.  The size of these items is unknown.  The mark on the saucer is probably an example of the early use of the beehive mark by Burgess & Leigh. The  name Siam is listed as a Burgess & Leigh pattern dating before 1888; reference  Burleigh, the Story...