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Post by glyndavid on February 22nd 2017, 2:05 am

Do these markings give any indication of age? Both the spoon and the lidded bowl are marked.
Is this Famille Verte export ware?

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Post by studio-pots on February 22nd 2017, 11:00 am

The short answer is that no Chinese marks are a real indication of age. Their take on putting older marks on pottery is "paying homage" whereas we might say it's a way of tricking the customer.


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Post by NaomiM on February 22nd 2017, 7:23 pm

Best to try the Gotheborg website. They have a very good list of marks and pottery styles.
As SP says, the mark is no indication of age. The colours of these pieces look mid-20thC

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