Identification/Value of English bone china

nanny2aMay 9, 2008

My grandmother passed along to me a beautiful tea service for eight which I'm curious to identify and get an idea of value. The marking on the bottom of the cups says, "Victoria" above the crown, and C. & E. Bone China England below. Each cup also has a gold handwritten number that looks like "S 90" or perhaps "3 90", it's hard to identify. Does anyone know anything about this china. It's lovely, but unfortunately, we aren't tea drinkers........

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Ideefixe

Google shows us that Cartwright and Edwards are the C & E, and that the Victoria Pottery was added in 1912. There's quite a bit of it on Ebay, and it's not getting huge prices, but it's certainly very pretty. Just because you're not going to have tea parties right now--you might want to hang on it it.

Here is a link that might be useful: The Potteries.

    Bookmark   May 9, 2008 at 6:26PM
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nanny2a

Thanks ideefixe, guess I'll hang on to it for now.

    Bookmark   May 10, 2008 at 9:06AM
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andreahemp_hotmail_com

i was left a dinner set on the back it says fine bone china royal stuart made in england is it valuable please

    Bookmark   May 4, 2011 at 9:02AM
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lindac

It's fine bone china....not as desirable as say Royal Doulton or Royal Worchester, but worth something.
What's "valuable"? Up to you to decide.
Linda C

    Bookmark   May 4, 2011 at 9:34AM
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malcolm_hutchinson5_btinternet_com

we have inherited 4 tea and breakfast services with nowhere to put them and i wondered if any could be of value 1.is marked arthur wood england 2. is a number 36 i think queen a.w.&s england 3.is vale china hjc longton england and finally 4.is victoria c&e bone china england thank you for your help

    Bookmark   July 11, 2011 at 3:37PM
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sheilajoyce_gw

Nanny, your set brings back a memory. I bought a teacup like that for my daughter when she was in college because the violet is the chosen flower for her sorority. It was a little Easter basket gift for her.

    Bookmark   July 11, 2011 at 4:37PM
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lindac

malcom....no one can tell you anything about your "breakfast service" without more information and pictures.
Linda C

    Bookmark   July 11, 2011 at 4:52PM
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