Dating doulton lambeth pottery
The Royal Doulton HN figure collection has continued for over a century with new child studies, street vendors, fashionable ladies and stars of stage and screen.
As a rule, however, retail and insurance/replacement values are about the same.
Verbal approximations: The values given by the experts on ANTIQUES ROADSHOW are considered "verbal approximations of value." Technically, an "appraisal" is a legal document, generally for insurance purposes, written by a qualified expert and paid for by the owner of the item.
The finest art wares from the Burslem art studio won many awards at the international exhibitions of the era, including Chicago in 1893 and Paris in 1900.
In 1901 the Royal Warrant and the privilege of using the Royal Doulton name were bestowed on the Doulton Potteries by King Edward VII.
A bone china factory was built in 1884 and artists at the new Burslem studio specialized in lavishly gilded vases, expensive tea wares and dessert services.