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Shelley Study - Shape Letters



The pattern number on an item of china may be preceded by a letter. This letter signifies the shape of that china and the known shape letters are listed below. Some letters were used for more than one shape, (although not at the same time), but many shapes were not given a letter at all.

 

A
Gainsborough  
J
Carlton  
S
Empire (late) / Perth
B
Windsor / Milton  
K
Essex / Victoria  
T
Chester
C
Bute / Oxford  
L
Doric /Ripon  
U
Eve
D
Vincent  
M
Mocha  
V
Mayfair
E
Court (late) / Norman  
N
Devon / Kenneth  
W
Regent
F
Queen Anne  
O
Savoy  
X
York (late)
G
Queen Anne (tall)  
P
Vogue  
Y
Princess / Ascot
H
Kent / Low Lily / New York  
Q
Ely  
G
Henley / Strand
I
Cambridge / Oleander  
R
Mode