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    Posted 2 years ago

    plein-air-…
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    I believe this is an English Imari style biscuit jar dating from around the 1880s. I give the dating based on looking up the registration numbers. I inherited this from my mother. I believe she bought this on a trip to England years ago. She was quite knowledge about antiques and loved collecting glass and porcelain. I don't know the maker's mark for the piece. Any information about this would be so appreciated. It is about 5" tall.
    Thanks for stopping by.

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    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      The registration mark will give you a date. You can look it up here:
      http://www.thepotteries.org/mark/reg.htm#1868
      It will be under the diamond section under the heading:
      REGISTERED NUMBERS - from 1884
    2. vetraio50 vetraio50, 2 years ago
      I think the WC mark is that Of Wileman & Co., Fenton & Longton, Staffordshire, England (circa 1892-1925). They were famous for Foley China later.
    3. plein-air-painter plein-air-painter, 2 years ago
      Keramikos and vetrio50, Thanks so much for the research and information on this pattern. I did see that the year was 1887, but didn't know about the company, shape or pattern.
      And to
      Radegunder,
      aura,
      Kwqd,
      AdeleC,
      Newfld,
      fortapache,
      Watchsearcher,
      blunderbuss2,
      hunterqlee,
      SpiritBear,
      estherscollections,
      vetraio50 and Keramikos,
      Thanks for the loves and/or comments. Maureen

    4. maryh1956 maryh1956, 2 years ago
      Here is a link to a great resource for all Staffordshire potteries. They have a later example of your mark when it merged with Foley. If you go to their HOME page there is a registration mark section too
      http://www.thepotteries.org/allpotters/1083.htm

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