Help Identify Pottery Marks

by Tania
(Hopewell, NJ)




My parents are having some remediation work done on their house in Princeton, NJ. The remediation is taking place mostly under the oldest part of the house which could easily be over 200 years old. We are finding bits and pieces of pottery/china/shells, etc. So far we have three pieces that have signatures/marks on them but are either too worn to see wording or part of the wording is broken off. I would appreciate any help in identifying the pieces. Thanks!

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Dec 12, 2015
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Probably English - Not American NEW
by: samuella

The impressed mark at the top, a diamond with a circle on top, is most likely an English Registry mark.

The writing on it would have identified the maker, date and several other items of interest.

There were two different sets of writing according to the date of manufacture.

You could at least find out the limits of it's age,
that is the earliest this mark was used and the latest date it was used.

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