As a potter and as a merchant, Spode father and son were an unbeatable combination. Their remarkable business acumen built not only a great pottery in Staffordshire but also launched a successful ceramic retail store in London. From humble beginnings they achieved amazing economic success.
To see how Josiah Spode I built the Stoke-on-Trent potworks and how Josiah Spode II built the London business click below:
Spode Works Stoke-upon-Trent
London Retail Business
The End of an Era