How to Identify Antique Stoneware Markings?


There have been many stoneware manufactures. The best way to identify their markings is to research and compare. The following link contains the marks for old English pottery .
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How to Identify Antique Stoneware Markings
Stoneware is pottery fired to a high temperature (about 2300 degrees F). In about 1720, American potters began producing a form of stoneware developed in Europe centuries earlier---stoneware glazed with salt and decorated with cobalt blue. Salt-glazed... More »
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