The porcelain factory in Chelsea combined chalk and lime with ground-up glass; in Bow, soft-paste china was improved with the addition of animal-bone ashes, producing what is known as bone china.The Bristol, and then Worcester, porcelain stood out, however, as perhaps the finest soft-paste china of its time.
The roots of Royal Worcester date to 1751, when a group of 14 English businessmen, including Dr.
John Wall, William Davis, and Richard and Josiah Holdship, signed a deed of partnership to produce porcelain.
Here's some info which will help everyone with their Royal Worcester backstamp dating: Puce marks date from 1900 to 19411941 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.
Royal Worcester - Basic Marking System Four linked W's crest surmounted by a crown: Begun 18621891 - the words 'ROYAL WORCESTER ENGLAND' appear ringed around the crest.
In order to differentiate between different Royal Worcester (RW) coddlers with the same or similar pattern, We use a combination of characteristics of the coddler. As more data becomes available to us, some of these types may change.
There are twelve major types of RW coddlers, which will be designated with an Arabic numeral (Type 1 through Type 12).Dr John Wall, a physician, and William Davis, an apothecary, developed a unique method for producing porcelain and, in 1751, persuaded a group of 13 businessmen to invest in a new factory at Warmstry House, Worcester, England, on the banks of the River Severn.Dr Wall secured the sum of £4500 from the partners to establish the factory, known then as "The Worcester Tonquin Manufactory"; the original partnership deeds are still housed in the Museum of Worcester Porcelain.My service is unique online and is designed to protect my site visitors from wasting their time and money online. The following page is a 'must see' if you are still self-researching fine china - for value and identification:-Researching the identity and value of antique and vintage fine china.We have a Royal Worcester antique bone china set of cups and saucers that we are unable to date or find the name of the pattern. The cups are coffee cup in size, with the marking Royal Worcester (R)Fine Bone China England. The pattern is gold rimmed, flowers but not in colour, monochrome only, quite plain in shape. Stewart Reply by Peter (admin)To: Antique Bone China Answers To Royal Worcester Backstamp Question Hi Stewart Thanks for gettting in touch.Because the body and glaze of this “china” ware was made out of the same substance in different stages of decay, the firing process created a hard product that was impervious to liquids and resistant to scratching.