Duron

Duron "Made in England"

Duron produced chalkware figurines, lamps, wall plaques, busts and retro 50s, 60s African pieces. There are over 500 different Duron pieces

The Duron company was created by 'Max Lohnberg' & 'Herbert Hermann Louis Lohnberg' who had German origins

Max died in September 1958 (age 78), Herbert lived until at least the 1960s

The registered address is 2 Ronalds Road, Holloway Road, London N5

Company was based in London and Manchester (UK) between approx 1952 and 1966

Niera, Bacci, Lohnberg & Paoli Bros were forerunners of the Duron product name

There appears to be no published books on the Duron product

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Examples of 'Duron' Chalkware Figures

Black lacquered heads & figurines dating from the 1950s. A true Duron has a gold coloured oval sticker on the base saying DURON.

Note: These pieces are not made by Bossons.

Numbered 6015, Reg No 385747. Stamped with " Duron Made in England"

Duron 88576 (dated 1957 onwards) 4.5inch

 

Numbered 6001 and measures 6 inches high

Numbered 6042, Reg No 887410. With Duron Made in England sticker on the base. Height  6.5 inches 

 

Duron - 6.6inch - Made in England

Numbered 6051 and measures 7 1/2 inches high

Numbered 6010, Reg No 883679 and measures 6 inches high

 

Duron Ware - PLASTER - 4.5inch, 1950's

Numbered 6006 with Duron label. 6.5 inches high. 1950's wall mask

 

Duron Fig - 10.75 high and is 4 at her widest

 

 
 
Label on her base with 'DURON - Made in England'.  Number imprinted on her side at the base 'Reg. Mo 88576'. 
 
Height:  6 inches (15 cm)
Width:   3   3/4 inches  (9.5 cm)
 
 

Below is a limited list of Duron pieces

(Earlier numbers are on earlier pieces, later numbers on later pieces)

6001  883679 Lady Bookends (no base)
6002  883680 Lady and Baby Bust
6003  883681 Lady Bust
6004  Lady bust
6006  Lady Wall plaque
6010  883679 Lady Bookends (square base)
6011  Sitting boy drummer by Duron 6011
6012  Standing drummer boy by Duron 6012
6013  Horn player by Duron 6013
6014  885796 Lady Bust
6015  885747 Lady Bust
6017  88574? Lady Wall Plaque
6019  885742 Lady wall plaque
6020  885752 Lady Wall Plaque
6021  885753 Lady Wall Plaque
6023  885754 Wall Plaque
6026  885748 Kneeling Lady
6026  885749 Lady figurine
6028  885750 Lady figurine
6029  885751 Kneeling Lady
6030  885735 Boy Bookend
6031  885736 Lady Bookend
6032  885737 Squirrel Bookend
6033  885738 Cat Figurine
6035  885740 Dog Figurine
6036  885741 Cat Figurine
6037  885742 Long Necked Cat Figurine
6038  
885743 Horse figurine
6039  885744 Poodle dog Figurine
6040  885745 Fox figurine
6042  887410 Lady Bust
6048  Lady carrying bananas by Duron 6048
6049  Unknown Reg No Lady Bust
6061  Lady Wall plaque by Duron 6061
6064  886944 Pair of Lady Busts
6067  886945 Lady Bust
6072  885740 Sitting Down Dog
6073  Unknown Reg No Dog
6081  891992 Pair of Lady Bookends
6084  891986 Lady Bust
6085  Unknown Reg No Lady bust by Duron
6088  891991 Sitting Lady
6089  891994 Lady with Vase
6090  891993 Kneeling Lady with Bowl
6091
6093  Boy and Ball (1) by Duron 6093
6094  Boy and ball (2) by Duron 6094
6095  Boy and ball (3) by Duron 6095
6098  Ice Skater by Duron 6098
6100  891997 Pair of Wall Plaques
6102  891997 Pair of Wall Plaques
6103  891997 Pair of Wall Plaques
6106  Young girl wall plaque by Duron 6106
6109  891990 Elephant
6112  Girl wall plaque
6114 wall plaque
6116 wall plaque
6118  Unknown Reg
6124  Unknown Reg 3 babies
6145  885739 Arched-back cat