Dating coalport china marks

Amanda said it appears that her great great grandparents were immigrants from Germany.

Founded in 1886, they were importers of china and glass from Europe.

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from a wealthy couple in Brentwood, California, for whom she worked.

They also had a decorating studio in Limoges, France. My speculation is that this overglaze green stamp was provided for application on the whiteware after decoration with the flower pattern that was copied by the artists. This appears to be the stamp of the manufacturer of the board/paper used by artists for their creations.

Pattern name is Stamped label written in French which appears to say something about "Honorable Mention at Exposition Universelle of 1855, Papier, Carton, Chassis, Toiles, Anti-Ponce pour le Pastel, P. Apparently, he was given honorable mention for his products at the1855 Exposition.

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The elderly lady said it had been in her family for many, many years.Please remember that all of our items are Antique and Vintage and may or may not have the usual minimal utensil marks or slight wear from normal use.Anything of significance is duly noted in our descriptions and photographed if possible.These particular marks have been dated to the years of c.1891-1914.The gold rectangle part of the second mark is covering the name of the factory that produced the blank. Lefton was a distributor of imported giftware from Japan beginning in 1940 and is apparently still in business today, although George Lefton himself is now deceased (since the mid or late 1990's).

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