Pottery Marks
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Help ID Pottery Mark - Crown, W and an A (photo) 
Blue covered pottery dish with a white flower on top. Pottery Mark looks like a crown, a W and an A.

Blue Vase w/ Flowers - Reville U.S.A. 
This is a pottery, stout blue vase with handles on side, almost like a sugar bowl, and it has white and rose raised flowers and trim and a bumpy texture. …

5 Gal Water Cooler - Hart Brand Burley Winter? (photo) 
5 gallon water cooler stoneware blue strips No.5 with a heart around it. 5 on bottom line under it. Looking for help finding out more info about this …

Pitcher - Wash Basin w/ Victorian Rose - Help ID 
I have a wash basin and matching pitcher that I am unable to identify. The confusion is that I have seen one ALMOST identical to it by Athena California …

Help ID - Warranted, Unicorn, Lion pottery mark on teapot 
The only identifying mark is a shield with "warranted" printed above a crest. The oval in the center of the crest is blank, and the figures on the sides …

Pottery Mark - I DON JAY 300 301 - Any Ideas? (photos) 
Picked this up at a garage sale. Markings include I DON JAY 300 301 Who made it? Is it worth anything?

WESTEND pottery mark with swastika 
This looks similar to http://www.brothers-handmade.com/help-with-identifing-mark-on-bottom-of-porcelain-pitcher.html All I have is a flat, oval-shaped …

Poreville USA 203.6 - Any Info Appreciated 
My grandmother has a vase she got for a wedding present. It says "Poreville USA 203.6" it looks like a green leaf in the shape of a calla lily and has …

MP Pottery Mark - Anyone Familiar? (photo) 
MP Pottery Mark - Does anyone known these marks?

The Colonial Company - Any Info? 
I have a bowl which belonged to my grandfather. The pottery mark on the bottom appears to be a bell with a duckling on top (facing right)with the words …

Homer Laughlin Eggshell Georgian Pattern? (photo) 
Can anyone tell me this pattern? I have searched the web over & over and cannot locate this particular one. Any help or info would be greatly apprecicated. …

Help to ID Illegible Stamped pottery mark - (photos) 
Gold/Tan color canister set has a stamped circle with makers name(illegible)in it on bottom of the jar. There is also a raised cross mark. Can anyone …

Help identify K-diamond or diamond-I American pottery mark 
This mark is on the underside of each item of a set of pottery dishes.

Help identify pottery mark, 1980's-90's? 
I have a stoneware tray that was passed on to me by a relative's estate. I remember a time when they didn't have it so I'm thinking it probably isn't …

Tree in a Square pottery mark 
I have a set of Blue dishes the are dipped 3 ways so when you look in the bowl there are 3 rectangles. It also has a pottery mark that is a square with …

Hand Painted Cabinet Plate - T1144A 
I bought this dish at a garage sale for 25 cents. It is the most beautiful I have seen on the web thus far. Red marking T1144A - I fairly sure it was …

Stamped Marks on Stoneware Ladle/Cup For Identification Help Please 
Hello, I'm hoping that someone can help me identify this piece. I'm not even sure that it is American but it looks rustic, old west sort of like an …

"Pd" Whose pottery mark is this? Can anyone help? 
This small bowl is glazed half dark blue I guess you'd say vertically. I volunteered to help a friend identify it and now I am unable. Please help me. …

American Pottery Mark - Lily w/ M and Buttercup 
Hello I have this piece of pottery my husband bought that I am rather entranced with. It is in the shape of a lily pad, and to my eye the green glaze …

Universal Pottery - Garden Glory  
Found a bunch of Garden Glory on EBay tonight. Yes, I know it's late! Anyway, I saw another one I have never seen before. The red rose, oh its beautiful! …

Cambridge Universal Pottery - Questions 
I have a few pieces of Cambridge Universal Pottery, National Brotherhood Operative Potters, design Pat. #107564-65-65, has 3 flowers in the design, with …

''M.C.Kyhelloba --help identify plate mark 
I have one plate whose marks seem unclear but i can distinctly read the others as m.c.kyhelloba plus numbers at lower part 840 or 1840. Can you give me …

Sugar Bowl and Creamer - Pottery Mark raised "J T"- Any Info? 
At a recent yard sale, I bought a creamer and sugar bowl w/lid set. The diameter of each piece is approximately 4 inches, and they stand at about 3" …

2001 Pottery with Swirl Pottery Mark 
Hi there, I recently found a green pottery vase in my mom's estate. It measures 7" tall and 17" around. I am being offered $55 for it and I kinda feel …

Beautiful Blue Vase - Pottery Mark L or V and B 
I have this beautiful vase that was given to me. I don't know the history of it or where it came from. There are only two marks on the bottom. One appears …

ID post-1920 Pottery Mark - CP 1442 10" USA 
The Mark is CP 1442 10" with USA underneath. It is a rectangular yellow ceramic bowl/planter approx 4"H x 12"L x 6"W. Feet are arched curves with somewhat …

Help ID Pottery Mark - 295 Calif. USA 
I was just given a deviled egg tray that the giver stated was very very old- from an elderly neighbor. I am trying to learn a little more about it. It …

2050 - Backward F - Origin of Pottery Mark?  
Cobalt Blue vase, gold decoration, art deco style? Marked 2050 and what looks to be a backward F ? Was my grandmothers. Approx 12" high.

Blue Glazed Pottery Vase - MADE IN USA 
Please help me identify this blue glazed pottery vase with handles and design painted on the side. I am not sure of the design. The pottery mark found …

Naked Ladies Pitcher 
I'd like to find out about the origins of this pitcher but there isn't a potters mark. Any ideas?

ID American Pottery Mark - TST - Griffin 
I have a wash basin with mark of a griffin with the letters T S T under the griffin .

Beautiful Studio Pottery Jar - IL or 71? 
The only mark on the bottom of this is "IL" but it could be "71" if turned around. I would appreciate any help in identifying this piece.

C.B.P. Co. Made in USA Bowl 
I'm trying to I.D. this bowl. I have heard that it could be made by the Cartwright Bros. or Canonsburg, but I would like to know your opinion. I am unable …

PHOENIX Pottery Mark - Any info? 
I have a vase marked "PHOENIX". Not "PHOENIX POTTERY" and it looks too modern (to be that old). Size = 6" H X 6 3/4" diam. I have collected pottery …

Name this pattern and is it Homer Laughlin? 
These two pieces appear to match however, the covered dish is older I believe with lots of crazing. They both say semi-vitreous and East Liverpool. …

Help ID "FF" Pottery Mark (photo) 
Wondering if anyone recognizes this FF pottery mark.

Interesting Pottery Mark - Majolica Owl Pitcher 
Who is the potter/manufacturer? Date and place made? Value? The object is a pitcher in the shape of an owl about 8" high, majolica glazed clay. No defects. …

Princess - Lion - Unicorn - Crown Pottery Mark Not rated yet
Any idea of the value of a pither, bowl and soap dish with princess below a hallmark on bottom. The hallmark is a lion on one side and unicorn on the other …

Help ID Pottery Shard w/ HAINES.J (photo) Not rated yet
This was found on a private beach in Fairlee, MD. The letters visible in the mark are "HAINES.J"

Pitcher and Bowl Set w/ Overlapping LL Pottery Mark  Not rated yet
Can you help identify the maker of a pitcher and bowl set with hand painted blue berries on porcelain? The maker mark is LL that is over lapped, like …

"WILSON" - Trying to Identify *which* Studio (photos) Not rated yet
I've recently picked THIS LIDDED JAR up at a yard sale in Ottawa Canada. The only markings are "WILSON" that is Stamped and is also Signed. The Piece is …

Paden City Pottery 1926 Not rated yet
I found some dessert/bread plates marked Paden City Pottery 1926 and I can't find any other information about them...can you help?

Vintage OKLAHOMA American Ashtray with marks Not rated yet
Found this ashtray in a thrift store years ago..there are no marks on the bottom but a D with a circle and some other marks on the top. I've searched the …

Old Pitcher - Oval Mark, Cherries, Stem and Leaves Not rated yet
This pitcher I have, my father drank from his grandmothers house when he was a child. He was born in 1935. This pitcher is crock type, and is blue …

ID Pottery Mark - Eagle with U and S over wings of jug (whiskey) Not rated yet
Ran across a 5 gal whiskey jug with a blue makers mark that I can only read a small part. Mark is blue with eagle that has the letter U on left wing …

Pottery Mark on Lilypad (photo) Not rated yet
I have a very interesting lilypad pottery, but can't find the mark on any website or in the Schroder's book. Have you seen this before?

Poreville USA, 77 - American pottery mark Not rated yet
Any ideas what this piece worth? And from what year might it be? Its so beautiful. Poreville USA, 77 8" there is the number 18 also written in the …

Early Steubenville Not rated yet
The photos show what I believe to be an early piece of Steubenville...possibly White Granite. I can find no other pieces on the internet to confirm this. …

Help ID American pottery mark - Triangle w/ 462 Not rated yet
I have a small light green jug with a handle, resembling a pineapple. The handle has two curls at the top of handle where it meets the jug, On the bottom …

Painted Bird Porcelain Plates with Bird Names on Back Not rated yet
Does anyone recognize the makers mark on these plates. They are from a family collection so likely were made in Ohio, where the family resides.

Marked MP with a bird above it? Who? (photo) Not rated yet
I have been searching all day to try to find the makers of this piece of pottery but I do not think I have found it. At first I thought it was MD but because …

Please Help Identify BAT Pottery Mark (photo) Not rated yet
This small turquoise blue vase with a slightly rough texture is about 4" in size with "BAT" crudely etched in the bottom. Under that is a line followed …

Pottery mark "U" - 40's Donald Duck Dish Not rated yet
I have a Donald Duck child's divided dish in pink. The head comes off and you put warm water in the dish to keep the food warm. It has a "u" on the back. …

Horseshoe Mark on Fine China (photo) Not rated yet
We found this lovely bowl at an estate sale, and, cannot find any information on the maker....it is of VERY high quality fine bone china. Thanks Cal

American Pottery Mark - Oval w/ Eagle Weather Vane Not rated yet
I have a pitcher, 8 inches tall, and four matching glasses, about 4 inches tall,that are a light brown or gray color with a blue oval on the front. In …

Help identify: J.B. Owens Pottery Co or Ohio Pottery Company? Not rated yet
The backside of this small container has the following inscription: PATPENDING O.P.C.O. ZANESVILLE O U.S.A. Can you identify whether this refers …

Identify age of Steubenville China JAC plates Not rated yet
I bought 5 just alike at thrift store. They are old because all are crackled. The marks on all are Steubenville China JAC not sure about the C on tha …

Help Identify Coffee Mug Mark - Savannah, GA Artist? (photos) Not rated yet
I bought two coffee mugs from Savannah, GA in 1980s. I was told it was done by a local artist. I did not ask who. Now I'd like to have this mark identified. …

Interesting Asian Figurine Lamps - (photos) Not rated yet
A friend of mine has these two lamps in her basement. When I saw them, I knew they were old. She said they were her Grand-parents lamps. That dates …

Can Anyone ID this Piece of Pottery - (photos) Not rated yet
Can anyone help me identify who made this pottery and when?

Help ID Siganture on Several Ceramic Pieces Not rated yet
I have a 2 lamps and a lg platter all with this penciled signature...

Possible Edwin Bennett? Not rated yet
Edwin Bennett of Baltimore, Md., in researching this is closest I have come. Any other ideas? Any info would help. Thanks

Plate 8590 B from Fleamarket in Goa Not rated yet
I picked up this plate from a flea market on a visit to Goa. It must have belonged to a local family. It has an imprinted cross mark and is hand numbered …

Gallon Crock from Late 1800's Not rated yet
I am hoping you can help me with this crock. It appears to be between 1 and 2 gal. in volume. It has a wire bale handle and a lid. I am not positive lid …

Help Identifying this Unusual piece! Not rated yet
I purchased this at an auction, and thought it was incredibly unusual, I'm not sure if it's a planter a tankard or stein, I feel like I've seen the figure …

Help ID Pottery Mark - photos Not rated yet
Can someone please help with this vase? I have no idea what type of vase it is and how old. I'm assuming its an American made but not sure!

Pottery Works 5 Evansville, Indiana Not rated yet
Can anyone tell me more about this pottery mark and crock?

Info on my vintage Edwin M Knowles covered dish Not rated yet
It is an oval covered casserole, vegetable, or soup tureen. It's white with a blue floral design (maybe roses) with decorative handles on each side and …

Original Rebekah at the Well?  Not rated yet
Is this piece an original Rebekah at the well? Is it authentic? What would be it's value?

Pottery Mark - Stoneware Jug Not rated yet
I had to reduce the image, so the dimensions probably aren't perfect, but here is a picture of the makers mark. It is a small stoneware jug, brown on top …

D E McNicol plate how old? - Interesting Not rated yet
I have an 8" plate featuring fleur de lis gold designs on it, a complicated flower and branch edging (also gold), and two Dutch boys. it has a caption …

Early American Pottery Mark - iS (or Si) Not rated yet
Hi, I have this nice small pottery vase -- drip glaze in blue and green -- well done and nice shape. I would like some help in identifying the mark …

Belleck and Willets signed Pitcher Not rated yet
I have a Belleck and Willets pitcher showing blackberries on stems with green and white foliage, as well as pink-and-raspberry-colored leaves. The background …

Signature Mark - Blue Paint - Man's Head with Artist Cap Not rated yet
I have a question on a signature mark on the bottom of a ceramic fish bowl I was given..it is a beautiful fish bowl gold leaf, with a scene like and English …

Help ID Early American Pottery Mark - Chubby Dog w/ Sign Not rated yet
Don't have a picture I can put on the internet at this time. Maybe this description will help somebody help me. I have spent HOURS reading until I'm …

Info about Gorgeous Lattice Style 1950's Plate Not rated yet
Hello: I own a gorgeous handmade porcelain lattice style plate that is signed "L. Webb" and what looks like -53- on the back. It's about the size …

Help - ID Green Antique Planter w/ Elephants  Not rated yet
My mother was an antique dealer, she passed away in 1980. Among many other items that have been in storage all these years is a green planter or bowl. …

Identification of 3 bowls - Eagle Outlined Not rated yet
Off-white serving bowl marked on bottom Hand Decorated Made in America, Eagle outline, Ovenproof, Detergent Proof and Underglazed on bottom of bowl. Inside …

Interesting Pottery Mark - Any Ideas? Not rated yet
I have a 13" tall vase and is approx. 9" across at its widest point. On the botton is the attached drawing of the mark, as my camera could not focus enough …

Interesting Bowl - TTD 750 2480 131 Not rated yet
I have a footed bowl that is stamped TTD and has numbers written on the bottom. The numbers read 750 2480 131. It is a white background and has a floral …

Lamp with Sea Horse Pottery Mark Not rated yet
I have these two lamps. Sea horses. I would like to know the makers. Maybe a value. I have had these lamps for several years. Thanks

Stoneware Jug with Blue Painted Bird Not rated yet
I have several primitive and antinque items I am going to have to sell and need help identifying them, especially this stoneware handled jug with bird …

Unusual Pottery Mark - Gag Gift Not rated yet
This is the mark on a large, unusual, pot given to me as a gag gift on my 50th birthday. Does anyone know about who/when or where it was made?

Help ID - Jamestown VA 1607 pitcher Not rated yet
Little pitcher about 4 inches tall. Any info from out there would be wonderful. ty

Please Help Identify this USA Pottery Mark Not rated yet
This is a very unique shaped teapot, I have never seen this marking before, although I'm sort of new to pottery collecting, I've searched and searched, …

Horse and Crown Pottery Mark - ID Help Not rated yet
The mark is on the back of a large oval porcelain platter. It seems to have always been in my cabinet, I have no idea how old it is or where it came from. …

Cresent Moon and Star Not rated yet
I found a vase that has on the bottom a mark that i have never seen. It is of a cresent moon and 4 lines intersecting to form a star. Both are what …

W-309 Pottery Mark - Help ID Not rated yet
I don't have any information about this piece. It is off-white in color and the glaze is very crackled. The mark on the bottom is very hard to see. It …

What is the name of this pattern and is it Homer Laughlin? Not rated yet
These two pieces appear to match however, the covered dish is older I believe with lots of crazing. They both say semi-vitreous and East Liverpool. The …

Who is the Manufacturer of this Pottery Mark? Not rated yet
Can anyone identify the maker of this pottery mark? My neighbor received it from a relative. Thank you

Fruit Plate Not rated yet
I received this plate from my Iowan Aunt about forty years ago, who was an antique dealer. She said that plates that depicted fruit were rare. This …

Help in identifying my 1940's pottery piece Not rated yet
I have a soft blue vase with swirls on the front and back and small lips, like handles, on the sides. The marking on the bottom is USA and something that …

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