One of Royal Doulton’s most popular series features characters from the works of 19th Century English author and social critic Charles Dickens (1812-1870). In 1922, Doulton art director Charles Noke commissioned 16 bone china figures, manufactured at the Burslem Pottery. Over the next six decades, the collection grew, and so did the demand for its […]
Before there was Wills and Kate, before Charles and Diana, there was Lilibet and Philip. On November 20, 2017, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 70th wedding anniversary to His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. The queen and her future husband met in 1934, at the wedding of Philip’s cousin, Princess Marina […]
The Heroines Collection celebrates iconic women drawn from British literature and history across the centuries, from the Regency period of the 1780’s onwards to the ‘roaring’ 1920’s. Royal Doulton’s sensitive designs capture both the spirit of each young woman and the typical costumes of the age.