Set 35 Antik handpainted Roslyn Bone China (England) 1950s

Rare opportunity to purchase a full set of vintage china. The set includes 10 trios, sugar bowl, milk jug, cake plate, sandwich plate and small dish. Total are 35 pieces! All the pieces are in fabulous vintage condition with no chips, cracks or crazing and barely any wear to the pattern. 

Sukar untuk mendapatkan hampir keseluruhan set lengkap antik hand painted Bone China. Set Roslyn ini mengandungi 10 trio (cup, saucer, small plate), sugar bowl, milk jug, 2 cake plates, and a sandwich plate. Set masih dalam keadaan baik tanpa rekahan. Sebelum tiba di Malaysia, set ini berada di Scotland, United Kingdom.

The backstamp suggests this item dates from before the 1950s. Refer here or simply scroll down and view the image of stamps.

History of Roslyn Bone China (England)

Nowadays, one of the highly valued antiques is Roslyn Bone China. Roslyn was a trade name used by an English company which was also known as Reid and Co. This company was established in 1913 and manufactured beautiful wares such as tea cups, saucers, and other potteries.


The Roslyn bone china base was located in Longton which is a district in Staffordshire, England. Staffordshire had always produced excellent bone china products but Roslyn among them was considered to be the best manufacturer. Manufacturing these lovely pieces of art took a huge amount of time and patience. Extremely talented craftsmen worked with a lot of precision. They ground, mixed and shaped the raw material with their hands. After the materials hardened, they hand painted each product to give them an eye soothing look.

Roslyn bone china is made from porcelain. The Chinese in the ancient times researched porcelain and brought the best results out of the ceramic material. Porcelain can be categorized into three categories; hard paste, soft paste and bone china. Out of these, bone china has been proved to be the toughest. Bone china was formulated by a man named Josiah Spode II.

As the name indicates, bone china actually comprises of the ingredients to make porcelain and animal bone dust or bone ash. This mixture baked at very high temperature fuses to form this bone china. The Roslyn manufacturers knew the correct ratio of this mix and match and made the best quality wares.


Many of these antique Roslyn bone china products are still on sale and are highly sought after by many antique collectors all over the world. Not many people know the value of these masterpieces, but those who do, are ready to pay unimaginable amounts to get hold of one such item. 

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