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The History of Royal Worcester

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The History of Royal Worcester

Royal Worcester, a revered porcelain company, was created in 1751 by Doctor John Wall and a group of local businessmen. One of their first product lines was the Worcester porcelain, painted in blue under the glaze. Soon Robert Hancock arrived at Royal Worcester, and he started to apply print transfers onto porcelain. That was a huge deal at the time, and it helped the business take off swiftly. In fact, Royal Worcester grew so much that in 1770 they made one of the first Royal dinner services for the Duke of Gloucester at that time. Even when the founder retired...

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New Stock Alert - w/e 16/06/19

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New Stock Alert - w/e 16/06/19

Our 'New Stock Alerts' are published weekly and summarise most of the new stock we have received at the MrPottery warehouse and/or added to our new e-commerce website in the last week. Denby "Camelot" - Tea Cup Denby "Greenwheat" - Dinner Service, Tea Service, Serving Ware Denby "Marrakesh" - Plates, Bowls, Serving Ware, Tea Cups & Saucers Hornsea "Forest" - Coffee Cup and Saucer Hornsea "Saffron" - Dinner Plates, Salad Plates, Straight Sided Bowls JAJ Pyrex "Chelsea" - Gravy Boat & Stand Johnson Brothers "Born To Shop" - Coffee Cup / Small Mug M & S "Richmond" - Side Plates ...

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New Stock Alert - w/e 9/6/19

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New Stock Alert - w/e 9/6/19

Our 'New Stock Alerts' are published weekly and summarise most of the new stock we have received at the MrPottery warehouse and/or added to our new e-commerce website in the last week. Adams "Baltic" - Round Serving Platter Denby "Arabesque" - 2 Dinner Plates, 1 Large Salad/Fruit Serving Bowl Denby "Daybreak" - 4 Pint Casserole Dish, 10" Flan Dish Denby "Juice" - 4 Mugs (Lemon) Denby "Linen" - Tea Cups, Saucers, Tea Plates Denby "Manor Green" - Celery Dish, Oil/Vinegar Bottle (RARE) Denby "Potters Wheel (Rust)" - Large Casserole Denby "Troubador" - Wine Goblet Denby "White Squares" - Tea Plates...

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The History of Royal Doulton

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The History of Royal Doulton

Royal Doulton was a company widely known for creating some of the highest quality collectibles and tableware in the world. It was created in 1815 by John Doulton, Martha Jones and John Watts, and it was designed to primarily create luxury ceramics, at least in the beginning. But as time went by, the company expanded to create porcelain products, glassware, lighting, curtains, linens, jewelry, giftware, dinnerware, and many others. The company started as a partnership between the three founders. However Martha Jones left the company in 1820. That’s when the first name change occurred, with the business being renamed to...

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New Stock Alert - w/e 26/05/19

Posted by Mike Eley on

New Stock Alert - w/e 26/05/19

Our 'New Stock Alerts' are published weekly and summarise most of the new stock we have received at the MrPottery warehouse and/or added to our new e-commerce website in the last week. BHS "Priory" - Spoon Rest, Tea Bag Holder, Milk Jug Churchill "Ports of Call - Kabul" - Mug (RARE) Denby "Jet" - Tea Plates Hornsea "Fleur (Green)" - Biscuit Jar Masons "Fruit" - Teapot Poole Pottery "Stoneware Christmas Plates" - A Christmas Carol 1981 Purbeck Pottery "Brown Diamond" - Dinner Plates, Tea Cups & Saucers, Milk Jug Purbeck Pottery "Studland" - Plates, Bowls, Cups, Serving Ware, Mugs Royal...

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