The first production of porcelain in Worcester took place in 1751.
An eminent surgeon, Dr John Wall, perfected the secret recipe for the production of soft paste porcelain and a factory was founded on the banks of the river Severn.
In 1783, the factory was purchased by Thomas Flight—the former London sales agent for the concern—for £3,000.
These designs are beautifully contrasted against a luminescent white background and striking gold trim - the result is an eye-catching pattern that’s sure to draw compliments from every guest!
The roots of Royal Worcester date to 1751, when a group of 14 English businessmen, including Dr.
John Wall, William Davis, and Richard and Josiah Holdship, signed a deed of partnership to produce porcelain.
In order to differentiate between different Royal Worcester (RW) coddlers with the same or similar pattern, We use a combination of characteristics of the coddler. As more data becomes available to us, some of these types may change.
There are twelve major types of RW coddlers, which will be designated with an Arabic numeral (Type 1 through Type 12).