Large hand coloured Royal Doulton charger with Koong-Shee, a mandarin's daughter and Chang, her sweetheart from the original Willow story, represented on willow ware by two doves.
On the back in hand writing "Koonshee & Chang live in happiness & contentment".
That was the case until 1854—stamps on pieces made after that time reflect the change.
In the 1870s, John Doulton’s son, Henry, turned Doulton & Co. The younger Doulton paired himself up with John Sparkes, the headmaster of Lambeth School of Art.
The company has used numerous backstamps, marks and logos over the years.For almost 200 years, Doulton products have been considered to be among the finest in quality and craftsmanship.The beautiful ceramic pieces being produced by Doulton & Company in the late 1800s were noticed by the British Royal family including Queen Victoria.The charger measures 11 1/2" across, has the original wire hanger, and is in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or crazing. Magnificent large Doulton Burslem bowl in the Nankin pattern, c1900, blue white and gold floral interior, 10" across not including the handle and 5" high, in excellent condition with no chips, cracks or crazing.Geometric hand painted jug by Royal Doulton, a steady hand would have been required for this pattern!
Though the t In fact, the specificity of Doulton stamps is one of many reasons why collectors love this company.