Royal Grafton Bone China
Royal Grafton plates
Royal Grafton plates
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Royal Grafton Bone China was produced by the English pottery manufacturer the Royal Grafton Company.

Brief history and description

The Royal Grafton company was founded in 1876 in Staffordshire, England by Alfred Jones, and continued to produce fine bone china items up until 1972.

Originally, A.B. Jones & Sons Ltd. used the trade name "Grafton" and "Royal Grafton" after producing a variety of fine china items, but started to use the company name "Royal Grafton Bone China" after Queen Mary awarded A.B. Jones & Sons with a royal warrant.

The company went on to produce a variety of high-quality china items including plates, teapots, creamers, teacups, saucers, mugs and much more.

Guide for collectors

Royal Grafton Bone China items that are sold as a complete matching set (such as a teapot with matching teacups) are considered to be the most rare, but not necessarily the most valuable.

Restoration of a Royal Grafton Bone China item is recommended, but only if there is noticeable damage. However, restoring the item may decrease its value.

For more information regarding Royal Grafton Bone China, visit Figurines-Sculpture's official website.

Value

Luckner's Auctioneers in London sold a Royal Grafton dinner set consisting of eight diner plates, six soup plates, ten luncheon plates, eight side plates, a teapot, a creamer, a coffee pot and seven saucers for £100 in February of 2007.

Luckner's Auctioneers in London sold a Royal Grafton Blue Nile coffee and tea service set consisting of one tea pot, two creamers, one sugar bowl, 18 tea cups and 18 saucers for £50 in February of 2007.

Seized Assets Auctioneers in Westlake Village, California sold a Royal Grafton Bone China yellow cup and saucer set for $30 in June of 2011, and another Royal Grafton Bone China yellow cup and saucer set for $35 in September of 2011.

Seized Assets Auctioneers in Westlake Village, California sold a Royal Grafton Bone China blue, white and gold tea cup and saucer set for $20, and another Royal Grafton Bone China blue, white and gold tea cup and saucer set for $30 in June of 2011.

See also

Main article: List of pottery manufacturers
Main article: Porcelain

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