Dating royal winton china
The most highly underrated and lamentably ignored treasure trove of Canadian heritage memorabilia has to be the fantastic souvenir china ware of Canadian places that was produced in the early 20th century.
From the 1890s to c 1930, an enormous amount of small souvenir china ware was produced for sale in Canada, as the expansion of the railways, and road, and steamboat travel, took thousands of mostly urban Canadians, on sight seeing trips that were unheard of only a generation earlier.
After all this was the generation that had hardly ever heard of leisure time before.Any thoughts on the subject or hints as to where I could get more information?Thanks -larry-============================Reply by Peter (admin)Hi Larry I am not an expert, but by a process of elimination I feel the mark is genuine.Winton Pottery, Grimwade Brothers and Stoke Pottery combined to become Grimwades Limited in 1900.
Much of the pottery business was for the export trade, and production included dinnerware, toilet ware, teapots and coffee sets.Continue Reading The unique marks that identify Royal Winton pottery include the backstamp or the large letter "R" in a circle.