Dating royal doulton
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Royal Doulton started with a factory at Vauxhall Walk, Lambeth, London, as a partnership between John Doulton, Martha Jones, and John Watts.
Bunnykins was originally designed by a nun sister Mary Barbara Vernon, and her name is seen on wares up until the mid 1950's.
After her, Waltar Hayward took over during the 1950's up until the mid 80's, adding many of his own designs. The following stamp is the first stamp dating 1937-53 featuring the bunnys under the royal doulton logo and the word "Bunnykins" below this.
John Doulton and his son Henry established themselves as makers of fine English stoneware and though stoneware only allowed for a limited range of colours, they were able to produce a wide variety of items for the luxury market.
During the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901) a revolution occurred in personal sanitation and doulton’s lead in domestic and industrial stoneware helped make it Britain’s top manufacturer of sanitary ware.
Bunnykins was originally designed by Sister Mary Barbara Vernon, and her name is seen on wares up until the mid 1950’s.During more than a century and a half Royal Doulton have gained a unique reputation for ceramic work of art.Each new generation of potters and ceramic artists strives to improve on its predecessors' work.The gallery is named after Sir Henry Doulton, son of the founder of the company, who was the first potter ever to be knighted for services to ceramic art.Members are kept up to date on collecting matters by mailings.