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I want to know who made my vase. How do I do that?
August 21, 2014 4:42 PM   Subscribe

I bought a vase at a thrift store today (pics of the vase and the marks on the bottom are here). I'd love to know who made it, but I don't even know what to Google.

I assume the marks won't look familiar to anyone, and searching for "h pottery mark" is fruitless. I'd like to add more key words to my Google search, but I'm not sure what to even Google to find out more about my vase. Is it stoneware? Earthenware? What type of glaze style is that? Are there any other key words I could Google to find the maker of my vase?
posted by christinetheslp to Media & Arts (3 answers total)
 
Have you tried a google image search on the mark?
posted by 724A at 4:48 PM on August 21


If you think it was made locally, find a local ceramicist and ask them. They all know each other.
posted by oulipian at 6:56 AM on August 22


Kovels Pottery & Porcelain Marks

Try searches for "ceramics makers marks", "pottery vases makers marks", et cetera.
posted by mlis at 9:11 AM on August 22


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