We can help you sell your Royal Worcester and get the best possible price for it.We sell both through auction and private sales, using the route which will earn you the most money.
Some of the highest prices are reserved for the animal subjects with rare subjects like the puppies on the vase illustrated making considerably more than typical highland scenes.
Sadly there is no market for dinnerware or other utilitarian items.
'England':- Inclusion of the word 'England' in marks denotes a date after 1891, although some manufacturers (Thomas Elsmore & Sons for example) added the word slightly before this date. It was William Mc Kinley (the 25th president of the USA) who introduced the highly protectionist Mc Kinley Tariff Act of 1890 - this imposed tariffs on many imports (including pottery) in order to make it easier for the American manufacturers to sell their products.
It was a requirement of this Act that all such imports carried the name of the country of manufacture.
If there is a number on the base of your item then this will be the shape number rather than the date that the item was produced.
There should be no signatures on the base of any piece of Royal Worcester.The condition of your Royal Worcester is vital in order for a good selling price.The best way to look for damage is with a very powerful LED torch.Royal Worcester porcelain has remained some of the most sought after porcelain in the market over recent years.In fact some has increased in value over the last ten years, bucking the trend for such decorative antiques.To the collector the mark has greater importance, for not only can he trace the manufacturer of any marked object, but he can also ascertain the approximate date of manufacture and in several cases the exact year of production, particularly in the case of 19th and 20th century wares from the leading firms which employed private dating systems.