As a rule it is black but is also found as blue or brown. In 1969 the Aluminia name was changed to Royal Copenhagen Denmark with the three wavy lines and the word Fajance (Faience).The dating mark on the stamps after 1969 follows the same as other Royal Copenhagen items27. The first decoration mark with green rubberstamp came in 1906 - was first intended for the art faience, which then was being exported.The toughness, strength, and translucence of porcelain arise mainly from the formation of glass and the mineral mullite within the fired body at these high temperatures.The Chinese were already using delicate porcelain teapots and bowls in their tea drinking ceremonies,during the period Europe got introduced to tea.STOP PRESS We have now added a new FORUM to uk for specialist collectors of Beswick pottery and figurines.
Please click the links to the left and browse our categories, or alternatively, use our search facility above.The forum can be used to exchange views, ask for advice or just to tell us about your collection.Please also feel free to use the comment section below or, if you prefer, just email us for advice.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.