PM&M / Resources / Misrepresented #1 :

Category 'Crowns'

Mark Image #1
Unknown
Crowned eagle above 'Z.P.M.' and a pseudo-Sevres mark.
(Picture by
Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H. Arnold)

Mark Image #2
Unknown (Asia)
A crown above crossed swords from around 2008, definitely not Meissen.
Mark Image #3
Unknown (Asia)
Repro mark, crowned crossed swords and the initials 'A T B' (or 'T A B', depending on view).
(Picture by Caroline Ripley)
Mark Image #4
Unknown (Asia)
Repro mark, neither French nor old. Same crown as previous mark, swords also re-used. Reads 'PARIS ROYAL' and 'PAINT A LA MAIN'.
Mark Image #5
Unknown (Asia)
Repro mark dubbed HIW1866. Same items as AD1764, JBT1906, LRIA1898 and WL1895. Appears hand-drawn but is stamped.
(Picture by Lavi Ben Ari)
Mark Image #6
Unknown (Asia)
Another example of the previous mark, this time in a reddish brown. This (and the previous) mark was first seen in 2010.
Mark Image #7Repro mark from the Neundorf line.
Mark Image #8Repro mark from the Neundorf line.
Mark Image #9
Unknown (Asia)
Repro mark, a crowned shield containing crossed arrows with '1908-1912' addition.
(Picture by Mariette Van den Munckhof-Vedder)
Mark Image #10Crown above capital 'A' above 'HAND PAINTED'.
Mark Image #11
Unknown (Asia)
Stylized crown above the initials 'AA', often incorrectly claimed to be a German mark.
Mark Image #12
Unknown
Stylized crown above a capital 'B'.
Mark Image #13
Unknown
Impersonation of a Ludwigsburg, Passau or Niderviller mark, of course this one is far too modern to be real.
Mark Image #14
Unknown
Impersonation of a Ludwigsburg, Passau or Niderviller mark which actually looks as if it was made with a felt-tip pen.
Mark Image #15
Unknown
Impersonation of a Ludwigsburg, Passau or Niderviller mark, gold overglaze. This was found together with another mark, see next image.
Mark Image #16
Unknown
Same piece, but underglaze (pic taken at an angle, was hard to see otherwise). An impersonation of a Bloch (Paris, France) mark.
Mark Image #17
Unknown
Overglaze golden version found on a badly decorated import figurine.
Mark Image #18
Sri Lanka
'ROCOCO COLLECTION', first mark on figurines produced by CDC between 1990 and 1995.
(Thanks to Ivan Golsky for info and this mark.)
Mark Image #19
Sri Lanka
'HANDMADE ROKOKO 1720-80', second mark by CDC. Both versions usually carry a small 'MADE IN SRI LANKA' sticker.
Mark Image #20
Sri Lanka
'CDC HANDBEMALT', third mark by CDC, customized for the German market. This time with original 'MADE IN SRI LANKA' sticker.
Mark Image #21
Unknown
Crowned capital 'D' similar to the Keilhauer or Klette marks; some people therefore claim this to be a Höffner (Sandizell, Bavaria) mark.
Mark Image #22
Unknown
Made-up mark, hand-drawn crown. Note that the 'MADE IN AUSTRIA' is similar to the addition found with the repro crowned 'VICWNA' mark.
Mark Image #23
Germany
Often claimed to be from 'around 1900' by porcelain shoe collectors. They are way off as the company responsible for this mark was founded in 1951.
Mark Image #24
Unknown (Asia)
Crowned initials 'JN' found on the typical modern brass-and-craquele-porcelain reproductions.
Mark Image #25Arnart's version of a stylized K.P.M. mark, at one point even incorrectly listed in Roentgen.
(Picture by eBay user joflora)
Mark Image #26Same as before, here with a 'MADE IN JAPAN' sticker.
Mark Image #27Crossed arrow and saber above the letter 'L'.
Mark Image #28
Unknown
Crown above the initials 'MR' and '1773'.
Mark Image #29
Sri Lanka
Stylized crown above a capital 'P'. Some sellers invented all kinds of stories about this mark.
Mark Image #30
Sri Lanka
As you can see, these items were normally shipped with a 'MADE IN SRI LANKA' sticker.
Mark Image #31
Unknown
Simple crown above a capital 'S'.
Mark Image #32
San Marco, Italy
Crown including the initials 'SM' above a capital 'N'.
(Identified by Cheryl Barry)
Mark Image #33
Unknown (Asia)
Repro mark found on pill boxes, mark tries to wake an association with the 'PMP' mark originally used by the Porzellanmanufaktur Plaue.
Mark Image #34
Germany
This mark (on Unterweissbach items only) was from 1985 onwards used on items of secondary quality sold via a non-related outlet.
Mark Image #35Repro mark dubbed UW1897. Nearly the same as before but made for another distributor, hence 'AM' and '1895'.
Mark Image #36Repro mark dubbed WL1897. Nearly same as previous but with 'WL' instead of 'UW'.
(Picture by Marc Eerdekens)
Mark Image #37
Unknown (Asia)
Repro mark, 'VICWNA' and 'OEOETZUCH OESCNUTZT' addition. Don't let the impressed 'VIENNA' fool you!
Mark Image #38
Unknown (Asia)
Repro mark, crown held up by two lions. 'VICWNA' was meant to read 'VIENNA' and ...
Mark Image #39
Unknown (Asia)
... 'OEOETZUCH OESCNUTZT' should read 'GESETZLICH GESCHÜTZT'. The forger must have been drunk, stoned, or both.
Mark Image #40
Unknown (Asia)
Repro mark, crown above the letter 'Z' and the '1/1078' addition found on many reproductions.
(Image by www.antik-forum.ru)
Mark Image #41
Unknown
Mark used on reproductions: lion and gryphon flanking a shield.
Mark Image #42
Unknown (Asia)
Repro mark dubbed AD1764, here the monochrome version. Found on same items as WL1895, JBT1906, etc.
Mark Image #43
Unknown (Asia)
Repro mark dubbed AD1764, here an example of the multicolor version.
Mark Image #44
Unknown (Asia)
Repro mark dubbed 'FAC v3'. Stylized crown above pseudo-shield containing the letters 'FAC'. There are also two crossed swords marks that use the same letters.
Mark Image #45Crowned above a pseudo-shield containing the letters 'N.P.S.K.', all surrounded by 'DOW SIE COT URE'.
Mark Image #46Crowned shield surrounded by a laurel wreath, the shield contains the letters 'N.P.S.K.'.
Mark Image #47
Unknown (Asia)
Repro mark dubbed LRIA1898, crowned shield surrounded by a laurel wreath. Found on same items as WL1895, JBT1906, etc.
(Picture by Joe Terni)
Mark Image #48Repro mark dubbed WL1895, crowned shield surrounded by a laurel wreath. Note the 'WL' and '1895'.
Mark Image #49Repro mark dubbed AM1895. Nearly the same as before but made for another distributor, hence 'AM' and '1895'.
Mark Image #50Repro mark dubbed GM1898, from the same 'family' as the WL1895 mark.
Mark Image #51Repro mark. The 'NZ' stands for Neundorf Zierporzellan.
Mark Image #52
Unknown (Asia)
No 'Thumbs Up!' for this mark of Asian origin.

 


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