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China and Dinnerware2948 of 4721Large Vintage Tray made in East GermanyMY 2 Antique Marble Soap Dishe Finds
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Posted 4 years ago


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This is a lovely tray I found last week. The photo doesn't do it justice. The colours are much nicer. There is a 31 on the tray. I believe that this could be the number of the mold. I did a little bit of reading and found out that there are some forgeries around. I hope this one is authentic. It really looks old to me - but I have been wrong before.

Thanks for looking:)

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  1. freiheit freiheit, 4 years ago
    Thanks a lot, PhilDavidAlexanderMorris and tom1375:)
  2. rjkinkent, 4 years ago
    Your tray is the real thing. None of the modern forgeries can match the light feel of the old porcelain, or the soft yet detailed transfers.
  3. freiheit freiheit, 4 years ago
    Thanks a lot, rjkinkent. It looked real to me but I rather be careful.
    I appreciate your help:)
  4. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    Agree with rj. Once you have handled a real one, you will be able to tell them apart-- even those with no signature mark.

  5. freiheit freiheit, 4 years ago
    Thanks, scottvez. I was actually surprised how light the tray was. But not knowing anything about this kind of porcelain, I was thinking that this was a bad thing. How interesting this is.
  6. freiheit freiheit, 4 years ago
    Also many thanks to vetraio50:)
  7. freiheit freiheit, 4 years ago
    JayHow, I agree about the tip! I'll keep this in mind.
  8. freiheit freiheit, 4 years ago
    Thanks a lot, Manikin, vetraio50, and of course, JayHow:)
  9. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    Another typical sign of RSP is seen through a "light test"-- hold it up to a light and you should be able to see your hand through the other side.

  10. freiheit freiheit, 4 years ago
    Thanks, Scott. I will try that tonight:)
    By the way, I love to learn. Thanks a lot, again.
  11. scottvez scottvez, 4 years ago
    Glad to help out!

  12. rjkinkent, 4 years ago
    I have just posted a cake plate with the same rose transfer to show another way to verify that an unmarked piece is a genuine antique piece.
  13. freiheit freiheit, 4 years ago
    I forgot to say thanks to you, rjkinkent:)

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