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Art Nouveau Pottery397 of 399Salvini Italia art nouveau vaseMy favorite Lindthorp/Dr Dresser?? not sure really but looks very much like it.
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    Posted 11 years ago

    Cindy
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    I love this teapot and it's the only one I own. i bought this at a yard sale and love this color, it looks like colors of a rainbow running through the green color. It is heavy ceramic and a very delicate piece. If anyone know's anything about this, it will be greately appreciated.

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    1. MsDowAntiques MsDowAntiques, 11 years ago
      What a pretty Cameo teapot. My first thought is Scafer and Vater Jasperware, but I think that is usually matte finish, not a lustre-finish (hence the rainbow). This may be a Japan version.

      schafer vater
    2. Cindy Cindy, 11 years ago
      O wow, MsDow...LOL....thank you so much for your comment. I didn't know about the name lustre finish and i couldn't find anything like this one to even begin to put a value on it. I didn't know Japan made thing's like this, it doesn't even look like it would be Japanian. Again thank you for your comment.
    3. Dragonmum Dragonmum, 11 years ago
      I agree with MsDow - definitely a Japanese knock-off. Japan imitated almost every Western design; they don't look "Oriental". One way to tell it's not an original: the glaze is very thick & obscures the carvings. It also has that luster glaze that are associated with many Japanese products. No mark on the bottom doesn't mean it wasn't "made in Japan"; imports often just had stickers. Another clue that it is definitely 20th century - the girl has a turned up nose. Those cute little noses didn't show up until after around 1910 - before that, the women's faces had straight noses. (same on regular cameo jewelry!)
    4. Cindy Cindy, 11 years ago
      Dragonmum, thank you for the comment...I didn't know that about the cute little noses. I also have some cameo jewelery that i will be looking at closely now, I just haven't put pictures of them on here yet. So maybe you can give me some information on them too when I get them on. I didn't get this one with a sticker on it but it would have been nice to have it.It is pretty and a great conversation piece. Thanks again...

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