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Antique Marks for Pottery & Porcelain Marks |

You can look for your mark by shape (below) or you can use the mark search box on the bottom right of the page. To scan by shape, look at your mark and ...

ICD - Backstamps and Pottery Marks Research - Identification Site

Directory to pottery and porcelain marks and back stamps. Start research your pottery signatures, marks, etc. here.

Great Links for identifying Marks on Ceramics, pottery and porcelain

These links have useful information on printed and impressed marks used on American, English, European, and Asian ceramics, pottery, and porcelain.
Definition: Backstamp - In pottery, china and porcelain backstamps are the identifying mark, name stamp, or signature of a manufacture which is normally found on the underside of the piece. It may be stamped, decaled, or cut (incised) into the piece. The backstamp is... More »
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Identifying American Pottery - Look at the Bottom | Cajun Collection ...

Learn to identify American Pottery. This article shows tips to id or find the maker of pottery by weight, clay, foot or bottom, any marks or numbers, and glaze.

Pottery Marks and Identification by Images - Potteries of California

Pottery Marks and Identification by Images. This is the index listing of California Pottery Marks by images. If this is your first time here, please read the sidebar at ...

Antique Marks: Antique Collectors Guide to Pottery & Porcelain Marks

The Antique marks reference is your guide to antique pottery marks, porcelain ... to help identify & date your pieces and over 10,000 makers marks and a full ...

China and Pottery Marks—A Project Gutenberg eBook

The Project Gutenberg EBook of China and Pottery Marks, by Unknown This ... These will suffice to enable the reader to identify pieces whenever encountered.

Pottery and Porcelain Marks - Antiques -

A gallery of illustrated marks to help you identify antique and collectible pottery and porcelain.

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Q: Identifing crock pottery marks?
A: What do you want to know? If you can describe your mark, or send a link to a photograph, it may be possible to help. If you think it is a piece of Staffordshire... Read More »
Q: How to Identify Porcelain Pottery Markings.
A: 1. Look first for the maker's mark. This can range from an eye-catching printed design to a scarcely visible mark blind-stamped - i.e. impressed without the aid... Read More »
Q: How to Identify Japanese Pottery Marks.
A: 1. Turn the pottery piece over to view the maker’s mark. Marks may also be found on the side or the lip of the piece. Almost all Japanese pottery items bear an ... Read More »
Q: Who uses RB as a pottery mark?
A: If it is ceramic figurine and the initials are impressed it might actually be BB. The first B looks a lot like a R. BB was used by Bernhard Bloch from Eichwald ... Read More »
Q: What pottery mark has an impressed knotted rope?
A: o c and co possibly American. Read More »