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Majolica Makers and Marks


Majolica Makers and Marks

Majolica-style pottery has been made by various artists in many parts of the world. Learn more about the maker`s marks used to identify their work from references books that are available on eBay. Some valuable pottery is marked with the craftsman`s name, company, country, letters, numbers, or other symbols.

For example, you may find Olfaire Portuguese pottery with 'Olfaire, Portugal' indented in the bottom of a jug or plate. Items made by the company founded by Rafael Bordallo Pinheiro in Portugal are very popular today, especially in Europe. Gorgeous French Sarreguemines majolica pieces are marked with letters and numbers.

Antique Wedgwood majolica pieces are still available with the word 'Wedgwood Made in England' stamped on the back Likewise, English made Minton pieces are marked in various ways according to the year it was made. Browse for a beautiful piece of antique majolica for yourself or for a gift on eBay.

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