Dating carlton ware marks

26 Jan

The Chinoiserie school takes in 10 motifs, most of which began production under the W&R mark, but many of which also went on to produced under the Carlton Ware mark as well.

The pattern’s Mikado and New Mikado where both produced right up until the mid 60’s; they are the longest lived of all the W&R Carlton Ware patterns.

Every item pictured has the pattern number written below it.

Generally I will list the pattern numbers of all patterns which I have photographed.

In 1925 a new Carlton Ware mark was brought into use, NOTE: both the W&R and the new Carlton Ware mark where in use together between 19.

The new Carlton Ware mark was in use, with several minor variations, up until 1975.

This Category covers Blush Ware, Flow Blue and the lustre patterns first produced under the W&R brand. The Introduction is the first of the five Blush Ware pages; following are four pages where the patterns are laid out in alphabetical order.

A new series of marks was produced circa 1951, these are the Hand Painted and the Royale marks which where in use until 1961.

The most common is the Rouge Royale, then the Bleu Royale, the Vert Royale and the rarest is the Noire Royale Mark.

Its’ world wide popularity is matched only by its incredible range.

From novelties and crested ware, to salad ware and the embossed patterns like Foxglove, Buttercup, Oak and Hydrangea and then on to the hand painted and lustre patterns like the Chinoiserie School of patterns and Tutankhamen, Crested Bird, Spiders Web and New Stork.