Featured A Further Lesson in German vs. Staffordshire Please - Small Basket

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  1. dgbjwc

    dgbjwc Well-Known Member

    Hello my Board Friends - I very much appreciate you folks instructing me in the difference between German and Staffordshire pottery. I would like to follow up if no one minds. I have a tiny basket in white, blues, and gold. I think it's German but it seems to meet some of the qualifications of Staffordshire. The bottom is glazed and there is a ring which does not have quite as much glazing. The basket is 3" across. Any help would be much appreciated.
    Don

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  2. clutteredcloset49

    clutteredcloset49 Well-Known Member

    My gut feeling is German
    Looks like the little trinket souvenirs.
    Mini baskets.

    Base looks too rough for English.
    The little cookie cutter flowers.
    Gold highlights.

    As I said just a gut reaction.
     
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  3. Christmasjoy

    Christmasjoy Well-Known Member

    I think German also .. the finishing appears to me to be nowhere near the quality of English Staffordshire ... Joy.
     
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  4. Ownedbybear

    Ownedbybear Well-Known Member

    German. It's that cake icing look to it: a bright white hard paste. A true English underglaze blue doesn't wear like that either, and the moulding is fairly crude. Not that we didn't do some cruder bits, but the overall look is German, a little 19th C fairing.
     
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  5. dgbjwc

    dgbjwc Well-Known Member

    I didn't even realize that the blue was a cold paint. Thank you all for your patience with me as I try and fill this knowledge gap. You are the best!
    Don
     
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