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Apr 06, 2022

Made in China Bird & Cloud Pottery Mark set - service of 8+

'Made in China' 'Bird & Cloud' Pottery Mark - set/service of 8+ I have done a reverse google image search and searched this site as well as some other

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Apr 06, 2022

Pottery Mark Query - "E" and Crown

Pottery Mark Query - E and Crown: hello, I got this empire-like cup with this familiar looking porcelain-mark, but I could not find it. I searched the

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Apr 04, 2022

Unusual mark Schoop for Bernard Bloch - Art Nouveau centerpiece figural bowl

Unusual Mark Schoop for Bernard Bloch - Art Nouveau Centerpiece Figural Bowl I am wondering if anyone knows about this unusual pottery mark for a piece

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Mar 10, 2022

Cabinet Tea Set with no pottery mark apart from "FOREIGN"

Cabinet Tea Set with no pottery mark apart from FOREIGN:- Hi to everyone at this fabulous website, please help...... My mum gave me the coffee set that

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Feb 21, 2022

Unmarked Antique bone china means OLD!

Unmarked Antique bone china means OLD!:- My parents had a bone china set which I believe they used in the 1940s. It is well worn and some of the items

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Feb 17, 2022

Antique China Values - How To Easily Value Your Wares

Antique china values are not such a difficult thing to attain nowadays. Find out more .....

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Feb 16, 2022

Pottery Marks Identification Made Easy

Pottery marks identification is made easy and fun with this one-stop interactive site.

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Feb 13, 2022

Fine China Manufacturers A - Z Guide 'A to F' - (Page 1 of 3)

Fine china manufacturers A - Z listing - page 1 of 3; 'A to F' - a quick reference guide to antique & fine-china producers throughout history

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Feb 13, 2022

How to Value Antiques

Value antiques easily by using this ready reckoner system. See how many 'boxes' your item ticks and you have an approximate value.

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Feb 13, 2022

Pottery Identification Marks

Pottery identification marks page no. 4 of archive - feel free to browse or search the discussion forums where visitors from all over the world help each other solve mysterious backstamps

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Jan 29, 2022

Sandford Bone China Pottery Bell - Antique Bone China Query

Sandford Bone China Pottery Bell - Antique Bone China Query: Please can you help. I am setting up a display of some of my bell collection for an event

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Jan 25, 2022

Chinese Vase Shapes Explained

Instantly know Chinese vase shapes and what they are called. Know the value, know where they fit into history and how they were developed

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Jul 30, 2020

Royal Crescent Travel Poster by Peter Holland

Royal Crescent travel poster by contemporary artist Peter Holland. Contact here to order print or contact for commissions

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Jul 17, 2020

Pulteney Bridge Poster

Pulteney Bridge Poster by Peter Holland, local artist

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Jul 17, 2020

Bath Abbey Poster by Peter Holland

Bath Abbey Poster by Peter Holland, local artist.

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Jul 17, 2020

Waiheke Ferry Poster by Peter Holland

Waiheke Ferry Poster, "Let's Get the Fast Boat to Weiheke", by Peter Holland, artist and sculptor

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Jul 17, 2020

Oneroa Tree Poster Oneroa Beach, Waiheke, New Zealand

Oneroa Tree Poster by Peter Holland, artist and sculptor, the setting is Oneroa Beach, Waiheke, New Zealand

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Jul 17, 2020

Pohutukawa in Bloom on Onetangi Beach Waiheke New Zealand

Pohutukawa in bloom - a poster by Peter Holland Onetangi Beach Waiheke New Zealand

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Jul 17, 2020

Raglan Beach (Ruapuke) Poster by Peter Holland

Raglan Beach (Ruapuke) Poster by Peter Holland, artist and sculptor

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Jul 17, 2020

Skiddaw Poster by Peter Holland, Artist

Skiddaw Poster from Ashness Bridge location by Peter Holland, Artist and sculptor

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Jul 17, 2020

Poster Designs of Kennedy Point Weiheke Island, New Zealand

Poster Designs of Kennedy Point Weiheke Island, New Zealand

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Jul 17, 2020

Art Poster Selection by Peter Holland

Art poster and prints - a selection designed by by Peter Holland

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Jul 17, 2020

Art Poster Prints by Peter Holland

Art Poster Prints by Peter Holland

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May 23, 2020

American Pottery Marks

American pottery marks are a fascinating area.

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May 23, 2020

Chinese Vase Shapes of the Dynastic Era from 206 BC - 1911

Confused about your Chinese vase? How do we know what type of vase we are looking at? In minutes, with this handy guidebook, you'll know your gu from your hu.

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May 23, 2020

Porcelain and Pottery Marks Explained

Pottery marks sometimes can seem like a frighteningly huge subject to tackle, but never fear, your online guide is here to help you through!

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May 23, 2020

Put an Antiques Roadshow Expert in Your Pocket

Ever fancied having 24/7 access to an Antiques Roadshow expert? I know I have. Here's how to do it.

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May 23, 2020

Antique Appraisals

Advice on how antique appraisals fit into the big picture of selling your collectible china

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May 16, 2020

The Identifying Pottery Marks Forum - Welcome

Identifying pottery marks is what this page is all about. We have a forum where you post your queries and get help to answer them

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May 16, 2020

Wonderful Site, Very Informative!

I began with this site a few years ago and tried hard to keep up an informational flow to users interested in identifying their marks on figurines, specifically

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May 16, 2020

Modern Bone China Manufacturers - The Online Guide

Modern Bone china manufacturers - A review of who's who of the more recently founded UK companies

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May 16, 2020

Discover Local Ceramic Sculpture Courses

Find your local ceramic sculpture courses. Use this page to research your local adult education clay sculpture workshops.

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May 16, 2020

Clay Sculpting Supplies

The Clay Sculpting Supplies Guide To Buying Online From Master-Sculptor Peter Holland

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May 15, 2020

The Clay Sculpting Guide Free Online

Clay sculpting and progress towards modeling artistry. No longer such a mystery with these simple tips on clay sculpting…

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Nov 28, 2019

Sculpting Tutorials, Advice and Techniques on Research

Sculpting tutorials on how to research your subject matter from sculptor, Peter Holland

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Mar 26, 2019

Sculpting School: What They Don't Teach You There . . .

URGENT CLAY SCULPTING ADVICE: Many people born to be thriving artists are not reaching their full potential or living the dream because they need a new way of unlocking their true creativity.

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Mar 07, 2018

Unusual 8-Pointed Dark Green Bowl "D Mar N 625"

Hi there everyone. My name is Mark and I have been attracted to lovely and interesting pottery and ceramic objects for a long time. As a child, my

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Mar 06, 2018

Blue and White Tureen Mark

mav-mark-or-nav Hi, I'm glad to have found this site. I have just finished clearing out two houses that belonged to my parents. My mother loved

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Mar 06, 2018

Pottery trademark Bird Suriname

Dear Peter, while traveling across Suriname (South America) I came across a beautifull piece of pottery the Suriname owner, he found it in the ground while

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Mar 06, 2018

Flower with two leaves and three stripes markin on what looks like an Oriental plate please

Hi everybody, A little about myself. I am a retired Royal Navy Officer who now finds himself as a house husband and part time collector and dealer of

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Mar 05, 2018

antique bone chinafrom England - no marks except??????

Hi my name is Kathleen Torkelson and recently i helped my nieghbor clean out her garage and in doing so she gave me this partial set of china. this is

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Mar 05, 2018

Cherubs Holding Flower-Unknown Marks

Hi~I rc'd this large figurine...meas 11 tall and 10 wide from my ex mother-in-law as a wedding gift. Since the marriage has dissolved, am interested in

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Mar 05, 2018

Hand-painted Staffordshire stoneware?

I am a portrait artist who collects teapots (mainly for their shape and colour rather than value), but I’ve recently begun painting 'portraits' of interesting

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Mar 05, 2018

T. Pearce & Son, 23 Ludgate Hill, London (2 No8094) (Dessert Set)

I have a 40 piece Dessert set that is marked as above. Every plate and serving piece is Apple green, white with gold. There are hand painted bouquets

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Mar 05, 2018

My Grandmother In-Law's Lovely Collection

Hello everyone, It is with a far-reaching arm that I call on you all for some much needed help. Myself and my wife recently moved into the family farmhouse,

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Mar 05, 2018

Rice bowls Blue and white. Unidentified marks.

Hello all, I am Tori Maricelli and I live in Texas. I have worked in the oil field on and off for about 20 years and I was hit by the last major lay off

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Mar 05, 2018

Mystery jug with horseshoe red stamp Etruria and G & S or GSH & Co or SGH or HGS or GHS

I bought this beautiful jug at auction for $2. The auctioneer said it was Johnson Bros. but I looked at it immediately when I got my hands on it, and it

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Mar 02, 2018

Japanese Tea Set - Is it a Collectible? Or not?

Japanese Tea Set – Is it a Collectable? Or not? What a wonderful and informative website this is! I have been trying for many many months to identify

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Mar 01, 2018

Little Blue and white Ceramic Parrot Bird with incised "Camil" back stamp

I have found an unusual little ceramic blue and white parrot like bird, sitting on a green branch. It is quite naive in its construction but very attractive.

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