Each new generation of potters and ceramic artists strives to improve on its predecessors' work.Our world famous figures, ornaments and fine china take shape before your eyes as you are guided through every facet of our centuries old creative art.This mark which differs from B.7 by the omission of the crown was in use between 19. The bottom part only of this mark is found on smaller wares up to the present day and by itself is not a useful indication of date.Differing from B.7 by the addition of the words MADE IN ENGLAND, this mark was commonly in use after 1932.Thus 14 indicates the year 1941 and 23 indicates 1950.On some patterns, particularly on china, the date has been written in special ink.It was in use for all Fine Bone China products between 19 and is still used today on figures, animal models and other non-tableware Bone China products. piece with B.7 for example, will have been made before 1927 and probably before 1922.Various special marks will be found on figures, Character Jugs, animal models, Series Wares, Titanian, Morrisian, Flamb? These, by themselves, are not of much help for the purpose of dating but fortunately they are usually in addition to the standard trade-mark in use at the time, e.g. Pattern numbers, Registration numbers and artists' signatures can also help to indicate the period of production.
Because of missing records it has not always been possible to give the numbers year by year. 12-06 for December 1906; or, occasionally, the full date, e.g. The impressed dates are not always easy to see and may be overlooked if one is not careful.
This mark is still used on fine earthenware products such as Character Jugs.
This is the same as 13.9 except for the addition of the words BONE CHINA.
Many pieces fortunately carry in addition to trade-mark and pattern number an impressed or printed indication of when they were made. The printed dates are usually indicated by Code Numbers beginning with and up to .
A simple way of calculating the date is to add the number in question to 1927.