Royal crown derby dating codes

Among the fine painters who worked at King Street were Sampson Hancock, who specialised in flowers, shells and birds; Fredrick Chivers, fruit and flowers; W. You can discover more in Margaret Sargeant's book "Royal Crown Derby" - it's listed in the "Products" section under "Other Products". The marks shown here are from the Osmaston Road factory and cover the period from 1877 to the present day. Over the years, many marks and backstamps have been used to identify Royal Crown Derby china.

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Royal Crown Derby also carries a date mark to identify the year of manufacture.

From 1938, roman numerals have been used - the only exception being the 2000, which had a special mark of two interlaced 'M's.

ROYAL CROWN DERBY - DERBY POSIES CREAMER AND SUGAR - Date code for 1969 - Measurements - Creamer - height to top of the handle - 3 1/4", Sugar - height - 1 1/2", width - 3 5/8".

All our china/tableware is checked for chips or cracks.

They are in perfect condition unless otherwise stated.

Our warehouse is not open for browsing - COLLECTION ONLY. Cup and saucer shown are typical samples from the collection I have - there are different date codes throughout the set and the cup and saucer you receive may show a different code to the one shown in...

Dating early Derby is slightly more difficult than the more modern Royal Crown Derby, but dating Derby porcelain is much easier than many of the early English porcelain factories. Nottingham Road from 1756 to 1848 King Street from 1848 to 1935 And; Osmaston Road from 1877 to modern times. William Duesbury fully acquired the famous Chelsea Works factory in 1770 and the Chelsea anchor mark and Derby ‘D’ were merged to form the Chelsea-Derby mark.

A group of former employees set up a factory in King Street in Derby, and continued to use the moulds, patterns and trademarks of the original business, but not the name.

No mechanical processes were used and no two pieces produced were exactly the same.

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