This is an exceptional vintage DINNER SET made by Royal Worcester in famous Game Birds pattern. The pieces of this set are hand painted by Leighton Maybury. Each plate is hand painted and signed by the artist. There is a beautiful bird at the center.The plates are marked with brown Royal Worcester mark. 8 (eight) Dinner plates -10 5/8 in diameter. Capercailzie by Leighton Maybury, 1953.
Red Grouse by James Stinton, 1949. Ruff by Leighton Maybury, 1952. Pheasant by James Stinton, 1949.
8 (eight) Luncheon plates - 8 1/8 in diameter. Ptarmigan by Leighton Maybury, 1952.Black Grouse by Leighton Maybury, 1953. 8 (eight) Bread and Butter/Dessert plates - 6 1/8 in diameter. Teal by Leighton Maybury, 1951. Ptarmigan by Leighton Maybury, 1951. Grouse by Leighton Maybury, 1951. It is really extraordinary set. To find a full set from this pattern. The set is in good vintage condition. There could be some small flaws, utensils marks and gold loss consistent with age and use.
There are more marks and scratches on the dinner and luncheon plates. There is some dark spots on the back of the plates.The bread and butter plates are in very good condition. Would have a place in any china collection. Leighton Maybury is a British Postwar & Contemporary artist who was born in 1929.
Leighton was a Royal Worcester trained decorator/artist. He worked at Royal Worcester until the early 1950s, when he became a freelance artist/decorator.
His work was varied and included not only "Fruit" designs, but also birds, horses, landscapes and portraiture. Leighton died in March 2013, aged 83. This is a piece that everyone will be proud to have. These charges are the buyers responsibility.We will open an unpaid case after four days. The item "Royal Worcester SIGNED DINNER SET Handpainted Game Birds Maybury Stinton" is in sale since Friday, July 10, 2020. This item is in the category "Pottery & Glass\Pottery & China\China & Dinnerware\Royal Worcester". The seller is "retro_saloon23" and is located in Ontario. This item can be shipped worldwide.