Dating royal staffordshire pottery

I have uploaded three photos of the three marks of Crown Staffordshire (Thomas Green of Fenton, Staffs) which fit your description.Although the marks are not "two backward E's", I suspect this is the mark you are referring to.£48 Sweet oval shaped dish in a deep blue willow pattern.These little antique side dishes are very effective on display.The Moorcroft marks remained steady until the modern owners instigated a system of dating and then again until modern Moorcroft design studio artists, where allowed to mark the Moorcroft pottery they personally designed or created.Modern Moorcroft marks continue to become more elaborate and to provide more and more information.These pieces are only ever sold at discounted prices in the Moorcroft factory shop.Typical early Florian ware mark in brown with handpainted William Moorcroft signature in green with ‘des’ below.

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It includes plate, cup and saucer, two sided egg holder, sugar bowl w/cover, cream pitcher, coffee/tea pitcher w/cover.Unlike the easily copied potters marks used by other manufacturers, for example the crossed swords mark used by Meissen; the Sevres double L mark, or the Chelsea anchor mark.Early Wedgwood works may be unmarked, but the presence of the correct mark is an indication that the piece is genuine and should allow you to determine its true age.An easy to use chronological list of Wedgwood marks to help the Wedgwood collector, who is faced with many imitators, to date genuine Wedgwood antiques.Fortunately for the collector, Josiah Wedgwood was the first potter of note to mark his goods with his own name.A lovely Dinner sized plate impressed DILLWYN in a semi horseshoe on the reverse.

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