Known for its fine tableware, crystal and giftware, Royal Doulton is one of England’s most famous brands. Their products range from character jugs and figurines to crystal and cutlery. Here are some of their most popular products. To find out more about their range of products, read on.
Founded in 1983 by David Johnson, the Hotelware Division of Royal Doulton was later bought by Stelite International, a global manufacturer of tableware. The company is headquartered in Middleport, Staffordshire, and has offices and showrooms around the world. In 2010, the company employed 750 people in the UK and a further 74 people overseas. Today, it supplies tableware to more than 130 countries. You can find its products in several famous places and locations, including the Four Seasons Hotel and the Hilton Hotel. Its products are also used in the O2 Arena, Emirates Stadium and the Queen Victoria ocean liner.
If you want to buy vintage Royal Doulton Hotelware, then you can’t go wrong with a metal plate. This plate measures 3.5 inches from rim to handle. It is a rare piece with a unique black headed bird. Sold new for seventeen pounds.