Royal Albert China For Auction
Royal Albert produce one of the best selling fine bone china patterns of all time. Old Country Roses was first manufactured in 1962 based on another Royal Albert pattern, Kings Ransom. Over 130 million pieces have been sold since its introduction and whilst still exceptionally popular, the older pieces produced in England are the most sought after. Old Country Roses tea and dinnerware always sells particularly well in every sale.
Potteries Auctions can identify and provide valuations on a wide range of Royal Albert China pieces.
Popular Royal Albert China items
- In 1897 Thomas Wild produce commemorative pieces in celebration of Queen Victoria's Diamond jubilee and the company was awarded a Royal Warrant.
- The Royal Albert brand was created in 1904 as a result of being granted the Royal Warrant. They specialised in tea, breakfast and dessert wares with floral designs.
- Floral designs include early Victorian chintz pieces, Art Deco floral patterns through to more contemporary patterns such as Old Country Roses which was introduced in 1962. This particular pattern has sold over 150 million pieces since its introduction.