In the circle there four W's and the number Around the circle it says Royal Worcester Bone China and underneath the circle it says Made in England with a W on the top and two dots on each side. Very useful when trying to identify items! I have already published details of how to date your Royal Worcester pottery marks here:- How to Date Royal Worcester Pottery Marks If you have any problems, please let me know. If you want to properly identify your collection, you could always check out the following link: www.
Antique Bone China Answers To Royal Worcester Backstamp Question
Royal Worcester Marks were first placed on pottery and porcelain in but it was before it became common place. In the late s Worcester were among the first to use the Bute shape for teabowls, tea cups and coffee cups. The presence of the crescent mark dates these items to the Dr Wall period and they are all very similar in shape, size and decoration to those made in the same period by Caughley. See our early worcester for sale section for examples of sparrow beak jugs, Bute cups and Dr Wall period pieces. The Royal Worcester standard printed factory mark includes the number 51 in the centre which refers to the year when the Worcester Porcelain Company was founded by Dr. John Wall.