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Pottery4147 of 12238Help identifying this mark pleaseEarly Shawnee Planter - Doe, and a Fawn and a Planter
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    Posted 6 years ago

    AmourLaCour
    (13 items)

    I just love love this vase & have yet to find another even remotely close.
    I have hit a dead end with this one & hope somebody on CW can help me out here.
    Would love to know it's origin & time period & one more question...Is it clay?

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    1. CanyonRoad, 6 years ago
      It could be a simplified version of traditional Moroccan glazed pottery, influenced by Berber design patterns. Especially the pattern around the neck, with the triangles filled in with parallel lines, and the area with the little dot in the middle of the cross-hatched design...common elements in Berber pottery. However, an attribution based solely on the design patterns isn't really a good idea. But it might be a direction to explore.

      "Clay" is the basic material that, when exposed to high heat in the firing process, becomes pottery. Pottery can then be further divided into categories such as earthenware, stoneware, porcelain, etc., based on the composition of the clay used, and the temperature at which it is fired.
    2. AmourLaCour AmourLaCour, 6 years ago
      @canyonroad
      Well thank you very much! That's enough information to keep me occupied for a couple of hours, again Thank you for sharing!

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