Fragile old cup - Dio. Fes, Morocco

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Fragile old cup - Dio. Fes, Morocco

Post by Beege on August 25th 2017, 8:56 pm




Hallo all.
My first time here, so please let me know if I set this up incorrectly.
I found this old cup recently which seemed to have some age to it. I cannot find any reference to the letters on the back; so though I would seek your expertise. Can anyone identify the origins of this cup?
Thank you.
Jack

Hmmm...can somebody please clue me into how I insert images for this cup!


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Re: Fragile old cup - Dio. Fes, Morocco

Post by denbydump on August 25th 2017, 9:00 pm

Hi And welcome to the forum.
Unfortunately your images did not upload, would you like to try again?

http://www.20thcenturyforum.com/t20513-how-to-upload-your-photos
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Re: Fragile old cup - Dio. Fes, Morocco

Post by Essenjay on August 25th 2017, 9:45 pm

Someone has a Fes Dio jug for sale which they describe as Portuguese.

There are also potteries in Fes, Morocco.


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Re: Fragile old cup - Dio. Fes, Morocco

Post by NaomiM on August 25th 2017, 11:30 pm

It does look Southern European so Portuguese is very possible

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Re: Fragile old cup - Dio. Fes, Morocco

Post by Mordeep on August 26th 2017, 4:40 am

Looks to be a typical Moroccan bit of pottery. Signed with the city of origin Fes and the makers name Dio. Even the colours are typical. If anyone else made it the Moroccan government should sue for copyright.
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Re: Fragile old cup - Dio. Fes, Morocco

Post by Beege on August 26th 2017, 8:09 am

Thank you all for your input. I hadn't considered Portuguese, but had noticed the Moroccan possibilities when I initially searched the internet.
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Jack
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Re: Fragile old cup - Dio. Fes, Morocco

Post by tenpot on August 28th 2017, 10:53 am

it is Fes Morroco
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