Minton was founded by Thomas Minton in 1793 in Staffordshire, England.

In 1968, Minton became part of the Royal Doulton Group. Later, it became part of the Waterford Wedgwood Group in 2005.

The original Minton factory closed in the late 2000s.

Minton Marks


c.1870 ~ 1912

Minton did maintain a consistent mark design for an extended period, particularly the emblem featuring a globe with the word "MINTON" across it in the center.

More than a century.




1912 ~ 1950
The globe accompanied by laurel leaves.
And a pattern name is added below.




1951 ~
The globe disappeared.