Porcelain dating marks
Porcelain wares bearing a red painted ‘COALBROOKDALE’ mark in upper case are extremely rare and highly collectible. Most are found on colourful floral encrusted porcelain wares. From June 1820 to c1830, a series of prominent printed ‘Society of Arts’ marks were placed on Coalport porcelain wares. They may also include the words ‘ English Porcelain ‘.
Your query is interesting to me because it highlights a bigger subject - that of which German makers have impersonated the 'N and Crown' mark of Naples?In the late 1700s Worcester were among the first to use the Bute shape for teabowls, tea cups and coffee cups.The presence of the crescent mark dates these items to the Dr Wall period and they are all very similar in shape, size and decoration to those made in the same period by Caughley.With the increasing use of ceramic marks in the 19th century, a large proportion of English pottery and porcelain can be accurately identified and often dated.'England':- Inclusion of the word 'England' in marks denotes a date after 1891, although some manufacturers (Thomas Elsmore & Sons for example) added the word slightly before this date. It was William Mc Kinley (the 25th president of the USA) who introduced the highly protectionist Mc Kinley Tariff Act of 1890 - this imposed tariffs on many imports (including pottery) in order to make it easier for the American manufacturers to sell their products.German 'Crown Mark with N' Porcelain Mark - Uffrecht Figurine query:- Hello, I have a question about this very elegant German figurine. I like queries like this because you have done a certain amount of research for yourself and have got quite a long way forward.
She looks to be made of porcelain & has a blue 5 point crown mark with the letter N below the crown. I have tried to locate any information on this particular piece & the closest I've come is a crown mark from J. Identifying obscure pottery marks is a very specialist area and often needs expert input.
Uffrecht & Co Figurine query Hi Michelle Thanks for your interesting query.
Reply by Peter (admin)To:- German 'Crown Mark with N' Porcelain Mark - A J.
Royal Worcester Marks were first placed on pottery and porcelain in 1862 but it was 1867 before it became common place.
But pieces bearing the crescent mark are rare and usually the provence of specialist collectors.
The Coalport porcelain manufactory was a market leading pottery throughout the 1800s, it produced a staggering range of porcelain products of all shapes and types.