Pottery Marks
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Warranted Sydney Pitcher & Punch Bowl / Wm. Adams & Sons Teacups & Saucers (photo) 
These were passed down to me from my grandmother. The pitcher says "warranted Sydney", I don't see any markings on punchbowl. I also have teacups and …

Help Identify Interesting Bowl w/ Scripted Pottery Mark (photo) 
Interesting pottery with a date formatted pottery mark, and scripted initials. Found at garage sale, trying to determine value. Thanks!

Small, dark brown (matte) vase with initials "M D" and "C-11" ? (photos) 
I have acquired a short, dark brown clay vase (approx 6 inches in height and 4 inches at its widest) with inscribed initials "M D" and "C - 11". Please …

Paden City Pottery (photo) 
Am looking for any history on my set of dinnerware bought at an antique store. The pieces are stamped The Paden City Pottery Company with different letters …

Blue Cloverleaf - Help ID Maker of Crock (photo) 
I have a 5 gallon crock jug with a cobalt blue clover leaf mark. No hairlines or chips. Belonged to my great-grandmother. I have included a picture. …

Interesting White Vase - Art Deco? (photo) 
This was my mother's vase which she just gave me. I can remember her having all my childhood and I am now 57 yrs old. She is 83 married 60 yrs and doesn't …

Redware with Partial Incised Pottery Mark 
I have a beautiful green saucer, that appears to be redware, with only a partial incised maker mark. The mark appears to be 5 characters starting with …

Help ID Early Pottery Mark - M over R in Shield 
I have an early (I think) pottery pitcher. I can't find any info about the mark on the bottom. It's an M over an R inside a shield sort of mark. It also …

Can anybody help Identify this USA Pottery Mark (photo) 
Hi all, I picked this set of stoneware up recently but cannot find anything that even resembles this mark on any website I've looked at so far. Any …

Beautiful Warwick Vase - IOGA (photo) 
I have a black Warwick vase marked with IOGA and d.2 marking on the bottom. The portrait is of a half nude woman. Pictures to follow.

Pitcher and Wash Basin - Marked 1876 Hand Made (photo)  
I was wondering if there is a history that you know of to this piece I received from and estate, The piece is in wonderful shape and it would be nice to …

John B Taylor Ceramics Mark, No "Made in USA" (photos) 
Someone gave me a pitcher marked "John B Taylor Ceramics". When I tried to look the mark up, all I could find was a mark that said "John B Taylor Made …

Union pottery Co. Teapot with Pink Wild Rose (photo) Not rated yet
This is an antique teapot with a pink wild rose pattern and stamped in brown "Union Pottery Co". Can anyone tell me more about it or what it is worth? …

Grandmother's China Set from 20's or 30's (photos) Not rated yet
I have a china set probably dating back to the 1920's or 1930's. It is bone colored with a liberty blue rim decorated also on the rim in gold pattern. …

Ceramic Dish - USA w/ Shaped Numbers (photos) Not rated yet
Recently purchased this, have searched on the internet, seems there were several company's that only used the "USA" mark with shape numbers. Has a multi …

Maker's Mark Identification - Coffee Mug (photo) Not rated yet
Can you help me identify this makers mark?

W.M. Brunt - Pitcher with Roses (handle missing) (photo) Not rated yet
Been in our home long time. Says, " w.m. brunt pottery co. liverpool Ohio" and has mark of an Eagle. Would like to identify. Hope 2 pictures tell you …

Help Identify Collection of Small Pitchers (photo) Not rated yet
These small pitchers are part of a collection formed in the mid-1940s to mid-1950s and given to me around 1958-59. They have no marks on the bottom. Can …

Help Identify V Pottery Mark (photo) Not rated yet
Looking for help to identify both the artist and the year of this bowl. Approximate value would be helpful as well.

Pottery bowl with Rough Glaze (photo) Not rated yet
I have this small pottery bowl 2 by 3 1/4 inches, that has a 'made in usa' mark over an initial. It is more of an art pottery piece than utilitarian. I've …

Civil War Era Mug - Info Please (photo) Not rated yet
This is a green back stamped mark on a civil war 16th Reg. O.V.I. Company C. 1861-1865 mug. Bahl, Perry W Company C Private 9/18/1861 3 years …

Help ID American pottery mark - M H W (photo) Not rated yet
I found this rather elegantly-shaped jug at a yard sale recently, and wondered where it was made. The mark is M H W Aug 27 1959 I paid less than …

Recognize this Makers Mark or Artist? (photo) Not rated yet
This is a ceramic compote I acquired with the marking of a capital W on the bottom with lines intersecting, along with the edition # and what I believe …

Interesting Pottery Mark - Symbol (photo) Not rated yet
I have spent several hours trying to find information about this Pottery Mark. Then I ran across your website. Any help would be greatly appreciated. …

The Potters Wheel Burroughs & Mountford Not rated yet
We have a 4 1/2" pitcher that is white with blue thistle flowers. The spout and handle are blue as well. It has The Potters Wheel mark on the bottom. …

Universal Potteries - Tip Top Refrigerator Jug - Collectible? Not rated yet
I have a piece of pottery from the Universal Potteries, Inc. It has a stamp and a name. It is a Tip Top Refirgerator Jug. It is cream in color and has …

2 Similar Vases with Flower Trim at Top Not rated yet
One vase has the words ho and a Chinese sign and then sto Chinese sign gmina. I believe a crest with two men, one holding a shovel and an eagle on top …

Soup Tureen w/ Signature (photo) Not rated yet
Hi, I found this tureen in boxes of old belongings back home. I hadn't seen a tureen with handles like these..I love it! I didn't see a ladle anywhere …

Strange Cup - Buzzard Handle - Help ID (photo) Not rated yet
This is a weird/strange piece of work it's a cup with what I am taking it to be a buzzard for the handle on bottom its marked with M2 and a "C" inside …

Makers Mark on Pitcher and Wash Bowl - McN.B.&C (photo) Not rated yet
I am trying to find out how old and maker is of pitcher and washbowl set that has been handed down to me. It says McN.B.&C and under that Semi-Granite

Help ID Bowl - Pottery Mark - Cairo - S.H. & O. Not rated yet
At an estate sale, we purchased a large ceramic bowl (white with blue flowers) that has the words Cairo on the underside along with the initials S.H. & …

Estate Pottery w/ Interesting Decoration (photo) Not rated yet
I just bought this beautiful, and unusual piece of pottery. Can you tell me something about it like, how old it is, and the estimated value? It …

Stoneware Jug - Only an "A". Any ideas? (photo) Not rated yet
I recently found a few old stoneware jugs in my grandparent's garage in Michigan. One is unmarked other than a capital letter "A" at the base. I'm very …

What does ceramic mark I P W stand for? Not rated yet
Could you please tell me anything about this piece. It is a ceramic box, yellowish, with the initials I P W incised on the bottom. Can you tell what the …

Peach colored mugs have a "W" marking on the bottom Not rated yet
Bought two manufactured looking, creamy glazed peach, pottery mugs today. They have a W marking on the bottom. They match in every way, shape, size, color …

R W marked on bottom of turquoise and yellow custard cups Not rated yet
Would anyone happen to know what the initials "R W" stand for? I have 4 vintage custard cups that are almost identical in color to vintage Fiesta. Thanks …

Green Glazed Vase - Please ID Pottery Mark (photos) Not rated yet
I was originally told that this was Newcomb Pottery but experts say no. This is a very nice 4 3/8 inches tall nicely weighted green with hint of carnival …

Can anyone identify this "c within a C" trademark? (photos) Not rated yet
Recently obtained this spackled white vase which I am having a hard time identifying the manufacturer. The vase, which measures 13 1/2" high, has the …

Help with time frame of a Wheeling Pottery Co. Piece (photo) Not rated yet
My husband's great aunt has a Wheeling Pottery Co. stamped onto the bottoms of 3 items she owns. she owns a large washbowl with pitcher and she also owns …

Help Identify Mark on Vase (photo) Not rated yet
I have this vase that is ivory with green on top and around bottom with no writing on bottom just a mark I need help identifying please. The mark looks …

Horse Shoe w/ Blue 6 Pottery Mark (old crock) Not rated yet
I recently purchased a two toned, brown & white crock. It has a horse shoe marking in blue, with a blue 6 inside the horse shoe. I am trying to find …

Value of East Palestine Pottery Co. Juniata Pitcher Not rated yet
I have an East Palestine Pottery Co. Pitcher, shape name Juniata, with a somewhat heart shaped rose wreath decorating each side of the pitcher. Where/how …

Help ID Pottery Mark - 718 USA (photo) Not rated yet
My mom owns a white with red speckles in it rectangular piece of cermaic ware. On bottom is 718 USA. How do I find something about it?

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