Royal Doulton Gondoliers Series 

Royal Doulton Gondoliers Concord Jug - Polychrome Colour-way

R.D. Gondoliers Concord Jug
Polycrome Colour-way: D3125

 

Royal Doulton introduced the Gondoliers series in 1908 and it was in production right up until the onset of WWII. It was produced on two colour-ways; Polycrome (above) and Whieldon (below).  This series consists of eighteen scenes.

 

Royal Doulton Gondoliers Stein - Whieldon Colour-way 

R.D. Gondoliers Stein - Shape 7119A
Whieldon Colour-way: D.3039

 

 The Gondoliers series hasfour pattern numbers set against it:-

 D3039 introduced in 1908

D3107 introduced in 1909

D3125 introduced in 1909

D4981 introduced in 1930

 

This series has 2 different borders:-

 

Anthemion

Royal Doulton Gondoliers Anthemion Border 

 

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The Scenes

As Defined by Louise Irvine

1. Gondola carring lady with fan and gentleman.

Whieldon Colour-way

Royal Doulton Gondoliers Scene 1 

 

 

2. Man and woman on quay, his hat with feather.

Whieldon Colour-way
Royal Doulton Gondoliers Scene 2

 

 


 

3. Gondola with one man aboard.

Whieldon Colour-way
Royal Doulton Gondoliers Scene 3

 

 

 

Polychrome Colour-way
 Royal Doulton Gondoliers Scene 3

 

 

 

4. Woman with child on quay with jewellery

Whieldon Colour-way
Royal Doulton Gondoliers Scene 4 

 

 

 

5. Gondola with couple chatting, one gondolier.

 

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6. Gondola carring lady with fan and gentleman,

Polychrome Colour-way
 
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7. Two gondoliers chating on empty gondola.

 

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8. Gondola carrying lady with fan hiding

face and gentleman.

 

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9. Gondola carrying couple, gentleman rear veiw,

two gondoliers.

Whieldon Colour-way

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10. Gondola carring couple, profile veiw,

two gondoliers.

Whieldon Colour-way

Royal Doulton Gondoliers Scene 10 

 

 

 

11. Gondola carrying a couple, chatting to

one of two gondoliers.

 Polychrome Colour-way

 Royal Doulton Gondoliers Scene 11 

 

 

12.Woman standing with vase on head, 

man sitting on quay.

 

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13.Woman standing on quay,

man bending down steps.

 

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14. Man resting on barrel.

 

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15. Man and woman on quay, he resting

on her knees.

Royal Doulton Gondoliers Scene 15 


 

 

16. Man and woman on quay, he on

steps holding her hand.

 

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17. Woman on quay.

 

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18.Woman walking with vase on head,

man sitting on quay.

Whieldon Colour-way

 Royal Doulton Gondoliers Scene 18