Below : 2 cases of Freda's figurines
A series of small versions of Freda Doughty's figures of children were introduced in 1983. These were simplified versions of the original models and reduced in size and the new name was printed in black on the bottom. They are generally decorated in pale pastel colours. They were not successful and were discontinued at the end of 1985. A few were sold from the factory shops in 1986 and 1987.
Marks and dating.
The earliest examples usually have the name of the model inscribed by hand on the base in pink or lilac. They also have a standard Royal Worcester mark printed in black. Date codes on the mark were only used until the late 1950's. Dating of models that were made in the 1960s. 1970s and 1980s is very difficult, but any model with the letter R in a circle as part of the Royal Worcester factory mark was made after 1956.
During the 1970s the name of the model was printed in black under the factory mark.
[For those keen on details see bottom of page for a full list of figurines]
To read everything about her figures see this book..
Below :Info from the book
BEWARE many were produced in 8 or 10 different colourways..some were re-issued half size later & some had their names changed!
Below: Example of 3 colourways
Below : her first figures 1931
Above : January..one of 12 !
Above : February
Above : March
Above : April
Above : May
Above : June
Above : July
Above : August
Above : September
Above : October
Above : November
Above : December
Below : A sample of Days of the Week Boy & Girl for each day
Above : Mondays Child is fair of face
Above : Mondays Child
Below : All 13 Children of Nations
Below : Example of the 13 Children of Nations
Above : Scotland
Below : Nursery Rhymes
Below : 2 figures from the popular Nursery Rhymes
Above : Polly put the kettle on
Above : Little Miss Muffet
Finally Above : Dodo v v rare from Alice in Wonderland series
Below : A complete list of figurines