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  1. John Brassey liked komokwa's post in the thread Is there a name for this Staffordshire guy atop a lion?.

    Edward...;):playful:

    May 15, 2021 at 4:03 PM
  2. John Brassey liked Houseful's post in the thread Is there a name for this Staffordshire guy atop a lion?.

    I’ve found some online that call the figure The Lion Slayer. https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/large-victorian-staffordshire-1774210460

    May 15, 2021 at 4:03 PM
  3. John Brassey liked cxgirl's post in the thread Ever buy something just because it’s strange?.

    he is, but still pretty cool:) good call Lucille:) listing from Worthpoint, listing say he/they are humidors:)...

    May 15, 2021 at 4:02 PM
  4. John Brassey replied to the thread Limoges Dinner Plate.

    There have been a few posts on the forum about this style of decoration. It seems that there were many hobbyists painting on porcelain...

    May 14, 2021 at 11:55 AM
  5. John Brassey liked Ownedbybear's post in the thread Help with a Chinese? Pottery Vase.

    Run. Fast.

    May 14, 2021 at 11:51 AM
  6. John Brassey liked Any Jewelry's post in the thread Help with a Chinese? Pottery Vase.

    I agree with the others. And it may not be Chinese made. Since it isn't yours, I feel free to say that it is ugly as sin.:yuck::playful:

    May 14, 2021 at 11:51 AM
  7. John Brassey liked KikoBlueEyes's post in the thread Help with a Chinese? Pottery Vase.

    Notice how they didn't get the paint within the lines? This is an indicator of modern, hasty, factory work. Now that doesn't mean that...

    May 14, 2021 at 11:51 AM
  8. John Brassey liked komokwa's post in the thread Help with a Chinese? Pottery Vase.

    pass.......imo

    May 14, 2021 at 11:51 AM
  9. John Brassey replied to the thread Help with Ceramic signature.

    Thank you. I think it is K A...... but I am no longer looking at it as I now think it is factory produced for Elite Crafters rather than...

    May 14, 2021 at 11:49 AM
  10. John Brassey liked JP Canada's post in the thread Help with Ceramic signature.

    @John Brassey I am certainly not an expert in the piece itself; however, I spent many years working with a very dear Greek man whose...

    May 14, 2021 at 11:47 AM
  11. John Brassey liked JP Canada's post in the thread Genuine Stanfordshire Hand Painted set - help identify year please?.

    Thank you again @wiscbirddog @SBSVC @Ownedbybear. I love reading the history behind the companies and these pieces. I’m finding that,...

    May 14, 2021 at 11:46 AM
  12. John Brassey liked wiscbirddog's post in the thread Genuine Stanfordshire Hand Painted set - help identify year please?.

    You have a typo in your title, it should read: Staffordshire SBSVC beat me to the rest, but I will add this site in case there is any...

    May 14, 2021 at 11:46 AM
  13. John Brassey liked SBSVC's post in the thread Genuine Stanfordshire Hand Painted set - help identify year please?.

    JP, here's a bit of info about Shorter & Son LTD, which was just one (1933-1963) iteration of the Shorters' Staffordshire businesses:...

    May 14, 2021 at 11:46 AM
  14. John Brassey liked Ce BCA's post in the thread Help please! Marks say “hand painted Nippon” - what are these?.

    These are the Morimura marks used by the Noritake factory in Japan, I think this mark was only used for a short period around 1910 so...

    May 13, 2021 at 4:24 PM
  15. John Brassey replied to the thread Help with Ceramic signature.

    Thanks. I am pretty sure that the pieces are by the same artist as the Elite Crafters vases. Going on their English language version of...

    May 12, 2021 at 5:20 PM