Dating royal doulton backstamps dating on guam
This mark was in general use at Burslem between 19.On smaller wares, only the bottom half of this mark (i.e. Although B.8 was generally used between 19 B.7 is occasionally found on wares made during these years.The Doulton tableware marks are below the glaze (as is the decoration in most cases).It could thus have been applied at any time between the first, biscuit, firing of the ware and the final step of application of the glaze.If like me, you’ve often wondered what the different cyphers printed on the base of your figurines means, I am happy to tell you that after making many enquiries, I have finally managed to solve the mystery.This Double D’s symbol designed by Robert and Mary Hoogstraat, was the winning entry in the 2008 Royal Doulton Cypher competition held by the Royal Doulton International Collectors Club (RDICC) during the last quarter of 2007.The new mark and use of the name ‘Royal Doulton’ as opposed to ‘Doulton’ signify the grant of a Royal Warrant to Henry Doulton by King Edward VII in 1901.
Between 1878 (when Henry and James Doulton acquired the major interest in the Pinder, Bourne factory in Nile Street, Burslem) and 1882 (when the name of the firm was changed to Doulton & Company, Burslem) existing Pinder, Bourne marks continued in use, such as the name in full: PINDER BOURNE CO.: and the initials P. Introduced in the latter part of 1901 to mark the grant of the Royal Warrant by King Edward VII together with the specific right to use the word ROYAL to designate Doulton products.
This unique gallery, at the Doulton Fine China Nile Street Pottery, Burslem, traces the story of Doulton from its foundation in 1815 and includes the world famous collection of several hundred rare figures.
The gallery is named after Sir Henry Doulton, son of the founder of the company, who was the first potter ever to be knighted for services to ceramic art.
Members are kept up to date on collecting matters by mailings.
Four times a year you will receive the well illustrated Club magazine, full of articles and news concerning Royal Doulton wares past and present.
One of the jobs of the Club is to help you identify and date unusual items and find out other relevant information by referring to the Royal Doulton archives.