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Hello to you What a lovely site! I am so thankful that people like you exist in the world. I bought this jar in a charity shop here in South Africa.
Hello, I am new to collecting pottery so have purchased lots of different items over the last couple of years and now I want to find out about the pieces
Hi all, My name is Barbara and I am the genealogist of the family. My relatives have interpreted that to mean that it is my task to identify everything
Hello. I am so appreciative of a site where others take the time to help identify pottery signatures. I am retired and of the age where the higher branch
Hi Peter and everybody, if anyone can assist in easing the obsessive frustration at not being able to find out more about this mark, I would be very pleased!
My name is Richard Flowers I served 20 years in the US Navy I was stationed in Norfolk Virginia for most of the 20 years I served. I am originally from
I am an avid collector of all things collectable and antiques. I usually veer towards wooden items although I do collect Bretby Pottery and Sarreguimines.
Hello, First of all, thank you for taking the time to help me identify this beautiful chamber pot. As a buyer and seller of antiques, I love knowing the
Hello all, My name is Tim and I am new to this site – it is a fantastic resource and thanks to Peter for setting it up! I am hoping someone will be able
Hello, I am writing to see if possibly you might have any information on this teapot? I purchased it off Etsy with the understanding that it was made
Hi there, I hope you can help me. I am trying to find out what I can about the urn that you can see in the photos. I can’t get anywhere searching
Hello... I'm curious as to who made this Urn? or Lamp? It looked interesting to me when I went to a garage sale, so I purchased it. It was originally
Dear All I am a retired librarian and a long-time collector. When I first got the collecting bug, it was for costume dolls and I built up quite a collection
Hi Everyone, I purchased this item on eBay and it was advertised as a Goldscheider by Claire Weiss, mainly (I believe) because when you search for the
Hello.... I have this tea set that I 'think' first belonged to my great grandma who was born in 1869. The family story is that she used to buy a piece
Hi everyone, My name is Leda. Well actually it's Aleta but I prefer to shorten it. Aleta is just too close to Aletha and Oleta and my least favorite
Here is an overview of exactly how to get to grips with your Limoges and Sevres marks
Pottery marks identification is made easy and fun with this one-stop interactive site.
This is the pottery markings archive page no. 2 of solved or retired user generated posts
Antique Pottery Marks - France Archive - a free to access online record
Fine China Manufacturers G to M - (Page 2 of 3) of the A - Z Guide - Your handy online reference guide to the fine-china producers and the history of antique wares.
I recently “inherited” some china items from my mother-in-law that belonged to her and her mother-in-law. Cleaning out their house due to the in-laws
I run a community drop-in group, with a number of regular members. We meet at Holy Trinity Church in Tottenham, and provide a space for people who are
Hello, I am from Michigan. I am glad to have found this site while trying to research the markings on a tea set. I acquired this tea pot and cups when
Hello, I just began collecting interesting blue and white pottery pieces. I am new at identifying marks but have been pretty successful up until now...this
I have just gotten into collecting Japanese and Chinese porcelain. I am a rank newbie but I working to learn more by reading books and visiting websites.
Hello, my name is Linda. I’m a teacher in Missouri and have had this silly little pot for many years. I’m not totally sure, but I think I got it from
Hello, My aunt has these two figures which her aunt inherited in 1935 from an auctioneer uncle. She was living in Nottingham, England at that time, We
Hi All As I read online once I have the pottery gene, I laughed because that is me in a nutshell. I gravitate towards ceramics, stoneware and pottery
Hello My name is Amanda and following successful treatment of cancer at the age of 44 I made some major life changes; notably I gave up keeping horses
Hi! Well, a little bit about myself, I've always liked picking up various treasures here and there and always imagine myself finding that priceless item.
Hi everyone! My name is Burelena and I live in central Washington. (No, we don't have lush greenery and it doesn't rain constantly. This is the desert.
Advice on how antique appraisals fit into the big picture of selling your collectible china
Antique bone china - If you are at all interested in antique bone china you need this online guide on the history of the leading firms.
Hello Peter I managed to find these bisque figurines a few weeks back. I have searched everywhere high and low and I cannot tell where these figurines
I sometimes go to a local tin pot auction. It does not however only auction tin pots ! Occasionally among the very assorted flotsam and jetsam I discover
Believe me when I say, that there isn’t really a fantastic far-fetched narrative in the commandeering of said item but alas all good things big or small
Hi Peter I discovered and purchased these three pieces of pottery from a local thrift store. My interest started in pottery several years ago when I came
Hi Peter I bought it at an auction. It was part of a large estate and I liked it immediately. I do not know its history; there was only one
I am an Oldie and have worked very hard all my life to build up a large,very eclectic mix of pieces:sculptures,art,porcelain,pottery,modern pieces,clocks,treen,gemstones,rocks,minerals,glass,silver,even
Hello Everyone! I am an antique dealer and I am interested in Figurines. I got hold of these figurines at an auction. I do not know anything about
Specialist antique auctions play an important role for the person wanting to sell thier wares without using eBay.
Antique appraisers glean their knowlegde by 'doing'. Many of the Antiques Roadshow experts have an auctionAntique appraisers glean their knowledge by 'doing'. Many of the Antiques eering background.
Fine china manufacturers A - Z listing - page 1 of 3; 'A to F' - a quick reference guide to antique & fine-china producers throughout history
Antique china and fine china tableware is a fascinating topic and if you need a quick but comprehensive background on a notable fine china maker, you will enjoy this section.
Scroll down to below John's post to see Peter's thought processes on this little vase. Howdy all! My name is John and I currently live in Omaha,
This teapot has been in my family since the late 1800's. It was recently passed down to me from an aunt who has no daughters (as this is an item passed
Antique china values are not such a difficult thing to attain nowadays. Find out more .....
Hi Peter My biggest challenge is solving the mysteries of some of my pieces. I know something of backstamps now and can usually identify it and date