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Thursday, 16 February 2012

Aynsley pottery history in brief


Aynsley vintage china cabinet plate pembroke cobalt blue and gold c1960-70s


 For sale on @ uk ebay

*Aynsley China goes back to the 18th century.

*1862 Portland factory opened by John Aynsley II - china still made there today 

*1897 - Queen Victoria commissioned Aynsley China to produce a set of tableware to commemorate her Diamond Jubilee and this allowed Aynsley China to use the royal crest in its backstamps. 

*They have also produced china for Queen Elizabeth II and the Prince of Wales. 

*1970 - taken over by Waterford - renamed Aynsley China Ltd

* 1997 - Became a part of the Belleek Pottery Group          

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