is it william lowe or "fake"

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is it william lowe or "fake"

Post by juaquina on September 15th 2010, 1:54 pm

hello all found this plate in my mums attick it has william lowe 1895 on the back and what looks like 2 other marks on the bottom like an o with upside down arrow and another smal mark that looks a bit like a w with squiggles
my question is it really william lowe or a fake from china it has a lot of wear and craking glase no damage though i would be gratefull for you help







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Post by gareth-h on September 15th 2010, 10:03 pm

I don't have a record of this as a William Lowe mark, his mark seems to have been WLL (William Lowe Longton).

A quick search shows that some people attribute the WL1895 mark above to Wong Lee or Wa Lee of China from c. 1995.
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Post by dantheman on September 16th 2010, 12:00 pm

so has the mark wonglee been attributed to Lowe on this thread?








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Post by gareth-h on September 16th 2010, 9:40 pm

Dan, that's a walee awful pun Chinese
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Post by dantheman on September 16th 2010, 9:42 pm

that brings this thread down to an all time lowe

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