Elizabethan Fine Bone China Ltd.


Location and period of operation:

Elizabethan Fine Bone China Ltd.





China manufacturers at the Florence Works, Longton, Stoke-on-Trent, England
  • Previously Taylor & Kent.

  • Around 1961 Taylor and Kent started to use the trade name 'Elizabethan China'

  • In 1982 the business was renamed Elizabethan Fine Bone China Ltd. and continued at the Florence Works.

  • In September 1987 Elizabethan Fine Bone China merged with Rosina China Co. Ltd. and from June 1988 they operated under the temporary name of 'Crownford Holdings Ltd' Both of these businesses were already owned by the brothers Oswald & Derek Shufflebottom. 

  • In January 1989 the merged companies became Crownford China Co. Ltd. 


Previously: Taylor & Kent

Subsequently: Crownford China Co. Ltd. 


Chelsea 4 pattern 



mug in the 'Cut for Coffee' pattern 

this pattern was continued by Crownford China Co. Ltd.



Marks used on ware for identification:


Made in England
Bone China 




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