POTTERY AGE DATING USING BACKSTAMP INFO

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The name of the pottery manufacturer and an approximation of date of manufacture can be discovered if the piece of pottery has a back stamp.


"BONE CHINA"

20th Century.

"MADE IN ENGLAND"

20th Century, Usually After 1914.

"ENGLAND"

 Added To Marks After 1891, To Comply With The American Mckinley Tariff Act.

TRADE MARK

After The Trade Mark Act Of 1862, Not Normally On Pottery Until 1875.

"LIMITED"

After The 1860 Companies Act,  Not Usually On Pottery Until After 1880.

NAME "ROYAL"

After 1850

REGISTERED NUMBER - "Reg. No."

Registered After 1884 –  (See Our Reg. No. eBay Guide)

ROYAL ARMS

19th Century Or Later. Arms After 1837 Have Simple Quartered Shield, Pre 1837 Have An In Escutcheon or Extra Shield In The Center.

NAME OF PATTERN

After 1810



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