Colman's Starch Girl

The early 19th Century saw a great shortage of wheat and its use in the manufacture of starch was prohibited. By the early 1840s Colmans of Norwich most famous for its mustard had developed a rice starch and it was an instant success being a great improvement on the wheat and maize starch that had been used in the past.

  • Height approx 8 inches.

  • Individually numbered and presented in a special gift box with Limited Edition Certificate

  • Each figure is individually numbered and comes in a special gift box with a certificate providing historical background information.

  • Low edition size - each figurine is being produced in a Limited Edition of just 400.

  • Each figure is hand made and decorated in the UK in Stoke-on-Trent.

  • Price £168

  • Available from July

 

2011 Royal Doulton. The Colmans Starch Girl is reproduced with the kind permission of Unilever.

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