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Post by Oldmagpie on April 29th 2011, 11:54 am

Hi

I think this piece of Czech Pottery is by Ditmar Urbach and in Sharons' Medley Pattern, but its mising the Ditmar Urbach Mark just says Czechoslovakia Hand-painted and with the mould number 10213. I have managed to confirm that this mould shape is one used by the Urbach factory but not as yet the date it was used 20's - 30's? The only other mark on the base is either a '3', an incomplete 'B', a curvy 'E' or a curvy 'm' ( you decide from the pic Shrugs ) The hand painted design looks very similar to Sharons Medley as found on a couple of websites but the blue crescent within the centre of the flower is present in another unamed pattern attributed to Ditmar. So I was wondering if there is anyone here who is familiar enough with his work to confirm if my ID is accurate or if is simply 'in the style of'?

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Re: Ditmar-Urbach (Czech Pottery)

Post by vhb64 on April 29th 2011, 10:28 pm

Ditmar-Urbach, fairly sure, factory at Teplitz, Bohemia




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50's dish?

Post by crackpot on May 14th 2012, 9:13 pm

hello! just found this forum - need help to identify this 50's style dish, had it bout 20 years! stamp is faded - here are couple of pics:


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Re: Ditmar-Urbach (Czech Pottery)

Post by big ed on May 23rd 2012, 1:34 pm


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Re: Ditmar-Urbach (Czech Pottery)

Post by vhb64 on May 23rd 2012, 4:58 pm

Hi BigEd,

may i ask why Ditmar - Urbach ?

Do you mind posting a base shot ?

My vase was originally bought in Denmark
I have the vase for about 10 years and didnīt find anything alike.
No hints to the maker.







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Post by big ed on May 23rd 2012, 5:50 pm

I have had four different ones in the past , some have been marked like yours with the three lines, one stamped Ditmar Urbach Czecholsolvakia
This one has a moulded number ,they call them alianware as some pieces do resemble Aliens


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Post by big ed on May 23rd 2012, 5:52 pm

http://search.aol.com/aol/image?q=ditmar+urbach+alienware+pics&v_t=client-browser10-auth

some of these have the stamp .

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Post by vhb64 on May 23rd 2012, 7:17 pm

Fantastico ! another one solved. Thank you very much.
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Re: Ditmar-Urbach (Czech Pottery)

Post by NaomiM on May 26th 2012, 5:13 pm

Spotted one today at Hungerford Arcade. Dealer didn't know what it was and just labelled it 'studio pot with interesting crackle glaze', or words to that effect. I don't think the cream glaze with the beige lines really qualifies as crackle glaze.
Only aound Ģ26 on the ticket. Even though there's one listed on ebay for $150 I wasn't tempted, it's really not to my taste.





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Post by big ed on September 8th 2012, 12:28 pm



Just under 12" high

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Post by big ed on September 8th 2012, 12:30 pm



Base marks are often unclear or rubbed off entirely, others have moulded marks .

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Post by big ed on September 8th 2012, 12:31 pm



The pieces resembling aliens are the most desirable with collectors of this stuff .

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Post by brin mcardle on September 8th 2012, 2:10 pm

its a Dr.Who character...but which one ?

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Post by big ed on September 8th 2012, 3:14 pm

that'll be the cyber men brin Laughter

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Post by brin mcardle on September 8th 2012, 3:25 pm

yessss..they frightened me

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Post by brin mcardle on September 24th 2012, 2:39 pm

aah

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Post by dbf57 on March 4th 2013, 12:18 am

Hi;

Your Flowered Vase is Ditmar Urbach produced in the Teplitz factory.
This is not Sharon's Medley pattern, as coined in the book "Czechoslovakian Pottery, Czeching out America"
The piece was produced in the late 1920's -30's

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Re: Ditmar-Urbach (Czech Pottery)

Post by dbf57 on March 4th 2013, 12:28 am

vhb64;

Your piece does look like a Ditmar Urbach Alien piece, BUT I must say the mold is not one I have ever seen, and the outer glaze is different.
Unless the mold number corresponds with a form listed in the catalogs, you can find one with a bottom marking, or have one in a hand-painted version you cannot be positive.

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Re: Ditmar-Urbach (Czech Pottery)

Post by NaomiM on April 30th 2013, 1:49 pm

This Ditmar-Urbach jug came into the shop recently. Certainly brightened the place up for a while.






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Post by brin mcardle on August 7th 2013, 8:41 pm







Charity shop find....what do we think

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Post by studio-pots on August 7th 2013, 8:45 pm

European and not British, Brin. I'm sure someone will be able to ID as it looks familiar.

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Post by vhb64 on August 7th 2013, 8:53 pm

Czech origin Ditmar Urbach i think, cf. "alien ware"

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Post by brin mcardle on August 7th 2013, 8:58 pm

Oh thanks...I remember the thread about alienware...looks like the characters from Dr.who....this might go on ebay...are they worth much ?

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Post by Taylor Thomas on August 7th 2013, 9:16 pm

They fetch quite good prices.....Well more than I am prepared to pay.

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