Royal Worcester porcelain — The first production of porcelain in Worcester took place in An eminent surgeon, Dr John Wall, perfected the secret recipe for the production of soft paste porcelain and a factory was founded on the banks of the river Severn. The river was essential for transporting both production materials and wares. Having gained a reputation for producing quality tableware, Worcester flourished under the guideance of a series of owners. All made improvements to the manufacture of porcelain, adding new glazes, shapes and designs.
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In the circle there four W's and the number Around the circle it says Royal Worcester Bone China and underneath the circle it says Made in England with a W on the top and two dots on each side. Very useful when trying to identify items! I have already published details of how to date your Royal Worcester pottery marks here:- How to Date Royal Worcester Pottery Marks If you have any problems, please let me know.
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Just wondered if you could help. There are no dots. The pattern is gold rimmed, flowers but not in colour, monochrome only, quite plain in shape. From the info you supplied, my guess is your Royal Worcester coffee service dates from the to production era, as in these years there were marks with 'R' which may not have had dots added for the years. Here's some info which will help everyone with their Royal Worcester backstamp dating: Puce marks date from to to present: black backstamps Note: Green marks used for: Boer War Soldiers First World War Soldiers Blue marks used for: limited series only Red marks: Very few.
Robert Chamberlain, the head of the decorating department for Dr John Wall the founder of the Worcester porcelain company, established his own company at Warmstry House, King Street, Worcester. This new company initially painted blanks manufactured by other companies, but steadily expanded into the manufacture of his own wares. By the Regency period Chamberlain Worcester had acquired some fame for the very quality of his hand painted porcelain. Needless to say Chamberlain porcelain became a significant rival of Flight Bar and Grainger. This plate can be purchased from our Ruby Lane shop.