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It’s all in the Marks: Smudged or Sloppy Marks Offer Hints toward Fakes (11/5/12)
fakeflowTo collectors, well-seasoned or novice, the subject of determining a maker or origin of a piece can be very confusing … More >>

It’s all in the Marks: Frequently Asked Questions about Makers’ Marks (10/9/12)
Rocking_Chair_springAs an appraiser who participates in a number of antique roadshow-type events and lectures regarding antiques and collectibles, I receive … More >>

It’s all in the Marks: Understanding Royal Crown Derby Date Marks (8/12/12)
derbytwoWhile many companies use a variety of markings to indicate different patterns, dates and inventory control, it was probably the … More >>

A Primer on Makers’ Marks for Japanese Antiques, Art & Collectibles (7/23/12)
signed_tomobako2Signatures and marks on Japanese antiques offer the best chance to identify and place a piece in a historic timeline. … More >>

It’s all in the Marks: Understanding Royal Worcester Date Codes (6/12/12)
worcester1The Royal Worcester Porcelain Company is another firm that has, along with various backstamps, used a date code system during … More >>

It’s All in the Marks: ‘Country of Origin’ Marks help Date Pottery & Porcelain (5/15/12)
worthpoint germany markOne of the easiest ways of determining the origins of pottery and porcelain is finding a country of origin marking, … More >>

What’s It Worth: Marks Show ‘Junk Bowl’ to be Valuable Newcomb Pottery Example (5/1/12)
newcomb2Brenda D.’s father had come about owning this bowl about 20 years ago at a church rummage sale. The bowl … More >>

Ask A Worthologist Question: Delft Charger’s Value is Told by the Mark (4/16/12)
delftchargerBill A. found this decorative wall plate in a box of things he’d inherited from a relative quite a while … More >>

Ask A Worthologist Question: Jardinière’s Value is Told by the Mark (4/4/12)
bretbyjarAndrea S. picked up this jardinière (a ceramic pot or urn) in a thrift store for $65. Other than the … More >>

The Ever-Evolving Red Wing Potteries’ Dinnerware Marks (1/31/12)
1 star inlk stampRed Wing Potteries used a variety of methods to mark their dinnerware, including ink stamps, paper labels or marks imparted … More >>

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