Dating royal albert backstamps
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The Royal Doulton company began as a partnership between John Doulton, Martha Jones, and John Watts, with a factory at Vauxhall Walk, Lambeth, London trading as Jones, Watts & Doulton in 1815.
After Martha Jones left the partnership in 1820, the trade name was changed to Doulton & Watts. By 1871, Henry Doulton, John's son, launched a studio at the Lambeth pottery, and offered work to designers and artists from the nearby Lambeth School of Art.
It did not just give the world-embracing brew, but also the fine porcelain in which it was to be consumed.
Generally, it is a ceramic material made by firing raw materials, including clay in the form of kaolin and petuntse, in a kiln to temperatures between 1,200 °C (2,192 °F) and 1,400 °C (2,552 °F).
As tea grew in popularity among the wealthy, so did the ritual of drinking tea from these porcelain cups services.
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The Aluminia Faience factory date its history to the year 1862 founded by August Schittt (1834 - 1863).
In 1868 Philip Schou took over the factory and moved the production to Frederiksberg.STOP PRESS We have now added a new FORUM to uk for specialist collectors of Beswick pottery and figurines.