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Terracotta onion vase, Sigouros pottery, Greece

Post by denbydump on February 25th 2018, 10:37 am

I know this stuff has been on before, but can't make out the mark.





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Re: Terracotta onion vase, Sigouros pottery, Greece

Post by NaomiM on February 25th 2018, 12:00 pm

Looks familiar. I think itís Southern European. Looks like a pomegranate

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Re: Terracotta onion vase, Sigouros pottery, Greece

Post by denbydump on February 26th 2018, 1:24 pm

Yes it does.

Scrawly script, but now I've found the right way up, it reads

Hand made
in ..........


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Post by denbydump on February 26th 2018, 5:01 pm

I was guessing mediterranean. It doesnt say Portugal though,
could be a Greek name? I need to study it for another hour!
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Post by Potty on February 26th 2018, 8:44 pm

I would be inclined to think Cyprus, but may be wrong.

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Re: Terracotta onion vase, Sigouros pottery, Greece

Post by denbydump on February 26th 2018, 10:51 pm

It may end in "OS"
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Re: Terracotta onion vase, Sigouros pottery, Greece

Post by dantheman on February 26th 2018, 10:58 pm

Paphos?

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Re: Terracotta onion vase, Sigouros pottery, Greece

Post by denbydump on February 27th 2018, 7:27 am

This is driving me nuts. The script is very messy. could be:

kalcynlho_
halcynthos

something like that.
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Re: Terracotta onion vase, Sigouros pottery, Greece

Post by denbydump on May 7th 2018, 11:40 am

Saw another piece of this stuff on the boot the other day.
A charger marked with just that unreadable name, and "Greece".
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Re: Terracotta onion vase, Sigouros pottery, Greece

Post by lindylou08 on May 7th 2018, 12:10 pm

Not Zakynthos?
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Re: Terracotta onion vase, Sigouros pottery, Greece

Post by dantheman on May 7th 2018, 1:38 pm

anonymos

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Re: Terracotta onion vase, Sigouros pottery, Greece

Post by denbydump on May 23rd 2018, 2:27 pm

Ha, Lindy was right! Saw another piece in a charity today with a clearer mark,
though initially I read LAKYNTHOS, an image search soon turned it up.

Sigouros pottery on Zakynthos. Some pix are here:

https://www.flickr.com/photos/heatheronhertravels/sets/72157622977827227/
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