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Guide To Pottery & Porcelain Marks


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Alcora (1-18)
A fayence and porcelain factory was established here about 1750. The "A" mark is believed to have been used from 1784.
1-5 From 1784. Porcelain. Mark in red, black, gold or incised.
6, 7 Painters marks. Alcora.
8 On fayence: Soliva was a painter.
9 On early fayence.
10, 11 Painter's marks.
12 Jose de Zaragoza.
13-18 Painter's marks.

Buen Retiro (19-50)
Sometimes called La China a soft paste porcelain manufactory was founded here in 1759 by Charles III. Hard paste was made after 1780. The factory closed in 1808. Fayence was also made. The fleur de lis mark is generally in blue. These wares are frequently confused with Capo di Monte.
19-44 1759-1808.



Guide To Pottery And Porcelain Marks:
Belgium

China

Denmark

France

Germany

Great Britain (Ireland, Scotland)

Holland

Italy

Japan

Luxembourg

Norway

Persia, Turkey, Syria, Poland

Portugal

Russia

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

United States