Royal winton dating
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My set is done in the "imari" style with red flowers and cobalt blue leaves with handpainted gold accents all set on a pristine background. It is in perfect condition, however one can feel very fine stone, which I understand was added to the clay to make it stronger on the bottom of the teacup. Leonard Grimwade founded his pottery at stoke on trent staffordshire in 1895 , in 1886 his brother joind the firm , it then became Grimwade Brothers about 1890 it became Grimwades Ltd.
By 1906 they had four potterys at stoke , upper hanley ,elgin and winton .
During the Wars of Independence, Robert the Bruce pursued a policy of castle slighting.This tends to protect the use of these marks, and in general restricts them to use on pieces made in the UK.This protects both collectors and the companies who registered the marks.In 1929 they adopted the trade name of Royal Winton .Grimwades incorperated part of the Altas backstamp ( the globe ) into their own backstamp from 1906 till about 1930's on some of their lines .