These are just some of the descriptions purchasers worldwide apply to their favourite brand of bone china tableware and gifts — Royal Albert. The story of Royal Albert stretches back over years. Whilst the Royal Albert brand was created inits roots are to be found in the Albert Works, built in The Albert Works commemorated the birth of Dating royal albert china Albert inwho was named in memory of his great-grandfather, the most famous of Victorian Alberts.
The Albert Works was
Dating royal albert china by Thomas Wild and his sons who specialised in affordable tea, breakfast and dessert wares with floral designs.
They built up a reputation of producing beautiful china tea and breakfast sets and firmly established the Royal Albert brand. English bone china was admired for its lightness, translucency and its soft subtle almost pearly white quality.
Much approved of the tea-party hostess of the nineteenth and early twentieth century. The Royal Albert brand enjoys the distinction of two "Royal Warrants. A Royal Warrant is bestowed upon people or companies who have regularly supplied members of the Royal Family with goods or services.
Designed by Harold Holdcroft inOld Country Roses was inspired by a typical English country garden with flowers in bloom and is recognized by its signature clusters of roses in deep red, bright pink and warm yellow, offset by brilliant stippled gold rims and accents. Made from pure white bone china, the pattern features a flamboyant, curvaceous fluted shape, with twisting, curling handles.
Old Country Roses is appreciated around the world and enjoys and ardent following of loyal consumers, making it the world's best selling china pattern. Thomas Wild Senior and son Thomas C. Inspired by the fondness for English cottage gardens and shady woods, the Royal Albert floral style developed from early Victorian Chintz to Art Deco floral patterns.