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"Hello Bruce,
I have an all pale yellow plate - in the Water Lily pattern. I believe it dates from the war. It does not, however, bear any Carlton Ware mark .... merely says 'MADE IN ENGLAND' in a blue/green rectangle .... and has the impressed figures 1783/8 (I think that is the number as some are not clear). I am selling this in the near future (have a down-size move pending) - but can I sell it as Carlton Ware without the mark being present? Look forward to hearingfrom you - great site by the way! Many thanks, Barbara"

 

Carlton Ware Water Lily Plate - WWII production

 

Barbara has now supplied me with photos of item. I have no doubt that Barbara’s tray is Carlton Ware; it production from during WWII…..

The pattern number 1783/8 is impressed into the back of plate – this is the Carlton Ware shape code for this item. The makers mark is new to me, I cannot remember seeing it before, but I have no doubt that this plate was made by Carlton Ware.

 

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Due to restrictions during WWII the production of pottery was restricted to the utilitarian items. Carlton Ware produced some basic shapes using the moulds of their embossed patterns.  To date I have seen examples of Foxglove, Apple Blossom, Buttercup, Flower Basket, Clematis, Wild Rose and Water Lily. This War Time production is always in a single colour (undecorated), the colours are much lighter than where used before and after WWII. This production comes in a light green, a cream and a light pink.

 

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Nicholnack does not offer a valuation service, but I have found in the past that while this production of WWII is saleable, the market value is very low

 

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