Dating royal copenhagen backstamps
Does it have a black edge or a decoration of fuchsia flowers?
According to The Potteries.org, a website by potter and history expert Steve Birks, this was quite common with early bone china.
Click on the manufacturer name to see a list of patterns.
You can also look up patterns on manufacturer-specific sites: Dating is an important part of identification.
While many pieces are white or ivory, there are also a number of china patterns that feature a background or much of the decoration in another color.
Some shades you may see include black, pink, red, blue, and gold.Knowing how to find out your china pattern name or number can give you sense of your piece's place in history.