Antiques column with William Wilson
0 Have your say It is quite amazing the range of items people collect, children’s china is just one such collectors field.
How often have you come across bowls, plates, cups and the like with decoration incorporating dogs, rabbits and cartoon characters, for example?
One argument for children’s china is it encouraged children to eat what was on their plate; “once you had eaten up your greens, a familiar face or scene would be revealed as a reward”.
19th Century children’s china often included sayings of advice and nursery rhymes. 20th Century children’s china was less serious often... read more
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