Identify Delft pottery by looking at the markings. For instance, Royal Delft vases made after 1876 have a De Porcelain Fles factory mark and a maker's mark. The maker's mark is a JT, underneath which reads the word Delft... More »

Guides to pottery markings can be found online at antique pottery websites, such as Encyclopedias are also available to identify the markings. Pottery marks can identify the origin and maker of various... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting Pottery & Ceramics

Identifying porcelain pottery markings involves comparing them to photographs in porcelain collectors' guides and consulting experienced porcelain enthusiasts. The length of time required to identify a mark depends on it... More » Hobbies & Games Crafting Pottery & Ceramics

Identify Royal Winton antique pottery by locating an authentic backstamp or by looking for Royal Winton's famous chintz patterns: tight flower designs that cover the outside of the pottery, sometimes painted by hand and ... More »

A collective of potters based in the city of Delft made the first Delft Blue pottery in Holland in 1602. Over the next two centuries, the pottery grew in popularity and spurred the development of 33 factories to meet the... More » Home & Garden Antiques

Identify antique porcelain figures by finding the maker's mark. The mark is usually stamped on the bottom of a porcelain piece. The maker's mark tells the collector what person or company produced the figure, which also ... More »

Identify Whitefriars glass by looking for engraved marks, paper labels and general characteristics. Because not many Whitefriars glass pieces are marked, take the item to an expert for definitive identification. More »