Dating royal doulton bunnykins marks
The mark, however, was supplemented by a date number related to the year of production.A prominent ‘1’ signifies 1928 and the numbering continue to ‘30’ in 1957.The Doulton name and reputation continued to grow along with its extensive range, which included flambé ware, titanian ware, and bone china.Over the course of its long history the Doulton company has released popular collections of figures and other ceramics.The business originally specialised in manufacturing stoneware and produced decorative bottles and salt glaze sewer pipes.
From 1928 the earlier ‘standard’ mark with lion, crown and ‘D’ motif was ‘reintroduced’.
In 1901, the company introduced a new Doulton mark with the lion, crown and ‘intersecting D motif’.
The new mark and use of the name ‘Royal Doulton’ as opposed to ‘Doulton’ celebrate the grant of the Royal Warrant to Doulton by King Edward VII in 1901.
In 1940, Royal Doulton decided to produce six tiny character jugs which measured approximately 1 1/4" in height.
After World War II, they decided to continue with this collection and introduced six more.