Royal Winton

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"Maoriland" dish
Royal Winton gravy boat and saucer, leaf style, 1950s.

Royal Winton is an English brand of earthenware and fine bone china tableware, made by Grimwades Limited, a Stoke-on-Trent based company founded by Leonard Lumsden Grimwade and his elder brother, Sidney Richard Grimwade, in 1885.[1] Pieces are marked with either name, or both. Among many other themes, the company made pieces with New Zealand interest, partly directed at the market there.[2]

In 1928, they produced the first of their Chintz pattern designs, for which the company has become famous.[1]

In the 1980s the company was acquired by Coloroll, a home furnishings conglomerate. Following the financial failure of Coloroll, Royal Winton was bought out by the management.[3] It has been merged with Duchess China Ltd of Longton (formerly part of the Tams group).


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  2. ^ These are rather over-represented in the images here, most from the collection of the Auckland Museum
  3. ^ "Coloroll Cermics". Retrieved 2018-11-09.

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