Royal doulton identifying marks dating

Bone china is a very pure white (whiter than standard European porcelain) and can be cast so thin as to be translucent, yet is still surprisingly chip resistant compared with lesser crockery like ironstone and earthenware.

Antique bone china was always expensive and difficult to work with.

Issued 1989 to 1998 Used on 90 figures BP6b Large version - Brown Used on large size figures.

A prominent ‘1’ signifies 1928 and the numbering continue to ‘30’ in 1957.A totally new Doulton mark of a lion’s head has been used on current-day Doulton tableware.Its date of introduction is uncertain, but it is likely the mark reflects the 1993 transition from Doulton as a Pearson Group company to the independently listed Royal Doulton plc.This mark was used in various forms into the 1990s.From 1922 or 1923 until the end (presumably) of 1927 tableware appears bearing a mark that lacks the traditional crown.Beatrix Potter figurines were isssued with a number of different backstamps that indicate their rarity and the date they were issued.

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