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elainekay42's items8 of 81Vintage Jam/Marmalade jar. Hygene Ware Serv-Easy. EnglandBud Vases
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    Posted 9 years ago

    elainekay42
    (81 items)

    These vases were made in Portugal by Alcobaca. They have RD above this and a hand painted pattern number. Although at first glance they look like a pair, the picture of the cottage on the back is larger on one and a lot of the detail is different. 1 has 1297 as a number and the other has 1243 so maybe they are not a pair at all?

    Any thoughts?

    Thanks

    Elaine.

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    Comments

    1. fishiowa fishiowa, 9 years ago
      Sure looks to me they are a pair. Could it be that the differences are because they are hand painted with slightly different pictures on them?
    2. maryh1956 maryh1956, 9 years ago
      Alcobaca is actually a region in Portugal, famous for pottery, but yours doesn’t look like the traditional pieces painted there, they appear finer quality,maybe older?. I think the RB initials may be the actual maker, but more research is needed
    3. elainekay42 elainekay42, 9 years ago
      Thank you. I will see what else I can find out. x

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