Dating china marks

From 1769 to the present day this mark has been impressed in the clay on Queens Ware, or printed in colour.

In recent times the words Etruria and Barlaston and the name of the pattern have in many cases been printed in addition to the trade mark.

However we find it appeals to oriental porcelain collectors and that there is a good market for it.

By becoming familiar with the dozen or so main variations of the Wedgwood mark and by knowing when each was in use, a collector can determine an approximate period of production of an object.

A guide to trademarks is listed here and by careful study most collectors can acquire a reasonably sound knowledge.

If you are looking to find the value of Wedgwood pieces, we have expert appraisers on hand.

Simply click on Ask an Appraiser box and you will be directed to an appraiser who can help.

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