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Schloss Charlottenburg (Charlottenburg Palace)
Antique Worcester Porcelain
There seems to be a problem serving the request at this time. Collectors value all sorts of vintage and commemorative items, including limited edition plate collections. Many homes have at least a few plate decorations hanging on walls or displayed on shelves. With all the variation in color scheme, style, and content, there is a collection of plates that matches any home decor.
Dartmouth Pottery acquired Ashley Clough, Buckfast Potteries around and absorbed the Design part of the business into a new venture called Britannia Designs. It specialised in souvenir items and was well-known for the Jam pots it produced and decorated for Elsenham Jam and Preserves. The modern Royal Worcester mark without the words Royal Worcester England and the dots was first introduced in Initially two numbers in addition to the logo indicated the date eg 63 for impressed or printed.
The more prestigious Ko-Kutani wares are recognised by scholars to be a complex and much mis-represented group, very often not from Kutani at all. Kutani ware, especially in the Ko-Kutani period, is marked by vivid dark colors that epitomize lavish aesthetics. It is theorized that the long, harsh and grey winters of the Hokuriku region led to a desire among people living there for ceramic ware to show strong and bold colours. The designs are bold and normally depict landscapes, the beauty of nature, and people, and cover most of the surface of each piece.