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Doulton-Lambeth
19th Century Lambeth School of Art Ceramic Manufacture
English, b. 1815 Founded in 1815 in Lambeth, England, the Doulton Pottery and Porcelain Company began production in 1870 of high-end functional ware, designed by artists for upscale British and foreign markets.
Company History
Currently: Royal Doulton produces figurines, fine bone china, fine china and Lambethware
1985: The British Berkefeld brand was acquired by Doulton Industrial Products, the manufacturer of Royal Doulton water filters
1968: "English and American Ceramics of the 18th and 19th Century, A Selection from the Collection of Mr. & Mrs. Harold G. Duckworth," December 1, 1968 - January 12, 1969, The Toldeo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio
1966: Royal Doulton Fine China attained one of the first Queen's Awards for Technical innovation
1960: Royal Doulton introduced English Translucent China, known as Royal Doulton Fine China
1956: Doulton & Co. factory in Lambeth closed
Post-World War II: Design shifted to simple, mass-produced, affordable products
1906: Doulton introduced a water filter adopted by hospitals, laboratories, and for use in domestic water filtration throughout the world
1902: The royal mark began to appear on Royal Doulton pottery
1901: The company was authorized by King Edward VII to market its products as Royal Doulton
1882: Doulton factory opens in Staffordshire, in the heart of "The Potteries"
1871: John Doulton's son Henry launched a studio at the Lambeth pottery, employing students of the Lambeth School of Art to decorate Doulton salt-glazed brown stoneware
1853: John Watts retired from the business and the firm became known henceforth as Doulton & Co.
1815: Founded by John Doulton (1793 - 1873), Martha Jones and, John Watts in Lambeth, England; originally called Jones, Watts & Doulton, the firm specialized in decorative objects, especially stoneware, for wealthy patrons.

Exhibitions
2005: Waterloo Library, London, England
2004: "old sport," October 9 - October 23, 2004, Manfred Schotten Antiques, Oxfordshire, England
1992: "Royal Doulton: Ceramics Exhibition," Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand
1893: Chicago World's Fair, Chicago, Illinois
1888: International Exhibition Glasgow 1888, Great Dome, Galsgow, Scotland
1878: Exposition Universelle (Paris World's Fair), Paris, France
1862: Kensington International Exhibition, London, England

Collections
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida
National Maritime Museum, London, England
Brighton & Hove Museums, Brighton, England
Museum of Garden History, London, England
Longfellow National Historic Site, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Museum of London, London, England
Royal Pharmaceutical Society Museum, London, England
The Bowes Museum Barnard Castle, County Durham, England
City of Glasgow, Glasgow Green, Scotland
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California

Company Founded
1815, Lambeth, England


Artist Objects

Water Filter 2001.34.a.b.c


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