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    Posted 10 years ago

    BigDelta
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    Hi. Anyone know the maker of this teapot? It has a very picturesque but unusual backstamp.

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    1. estsalejunkie estsalejunkie, 10 years ago
      Love this tea pot, primarily because I'm a sucker for this color. I've looked at a lot of pottery, but have never seen a mark like this. My only thought is that it could be a European mark, or at least not made in the USA. How/Where you acquired it might begin to give you a clue as to its origins.
    2. Gillian, 4 years ago
      Meet another sucker for this colour. The colour could be 'Celadon' which is widely used in Asian pottery. But your piece isn't Asian(?) I really like that you can see three marks from where it sat on stilts in the kiln.

      (http://www.gotheborg.com/marks/20thcenturyjapan.shtml
      http://gotheborg.com/marks/20thcenturychina.shtml
      Extensive makers marks from Japan & China - someone may want to bookmark for reference.)

      The marks on your teapot are very clear (all that's lacking is a name!), to me the glaze could be a salt glaze. Where did you acquire the teapot?

      Will try and do an image search, see what I can find.

      Sorry I couldn't have been more helpful.
    3. Gillian, 4 years ago
      http://www.gotheborg.com/marks/20thcenturyjapan.shtml shouldn't have put the parenthesis in front of the link.

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