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Dating english registration marks

Of the top three potteries in majolica--Minton, Jones and Wedgwood--Jones was the least consistent in the marking of their wares.

The Worcester Royal Porcelain Co Ltd was formed in 1862.

English ceramics produced during the Aesthetic Period are marked by a system denoting the approximate date a pattern or decoration was registered.

This ‘registry mark’ is the equivalent of the American patent numbering system.

Diamond-shaped marks were used until 1883 and are coded with numbers and letters indicating the type of material (all ceramics are classified number VI), parcel number of the piece and, most helpful, the day, month and year of registry.