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Chinese or European pottery

by Ping

Hi Peter,
Blue and white transfer print with Oriental scene. There is no marked on it.

Is it Chinese or European pottery?


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European pottery
by: Snap

You say 'pottery'. The Chinese simply did not make the porous and brittle white earthenware that the English made in quite huge numbers. The printed designs included quite a few Orientalesque designs, including in colored inks (a sort of deep red, purple, bluish green) in addition to the standard cobalt-blue color. Also many floral and Euro-scenic designs. They usually did have a stamped maker's mark, but the 20th century versions could have had stickers.

by: peter

Painted in European style...

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