Strawflower jug with arrows mark

Discussion in 'Pottery, Glass, and Porcelain' started by Chinoiserie, Nov 19, 2023.

  1. Chinoiserie

    Chinoiserie Well-Known Member

    Grabbed this today. I see a few similar marks have been posted on here before. Not seen one with quills pointing away from numerals though IMG20231119112559_copy_1205x1607.jpg IMG20231119112606_copy_1327x1769.jpg IMG20231119112613_copy_1297x1729.jpg
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  2. Rclinftl

    Rclinftl Well-Known Member

    it's german - my client lived there for 7 years and he brought home at least 100 pieces of this pattern - I will look the next time I am there for the makers mark - some vary from piece to piece...
  3. Chinoiserie

    Chinoiserie Well-Known Member

    I would sway towards Germany too. The pattern is copied quite a lot so I guess the mark rather than the pattern would yield the manufacturer. I have even seen masons plates with the strawflower pattern.
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  4. janetpjohn

    janetpjohn Well-Known Member

    It's probably Kalk.
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  5. Chinoiserie

    Chinoiserie Well-Known Member

    I've not heard of that one but I will have a look thanks
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  6. Chinoiserie

    Chinoiserie Well-Known Member

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  7. say_it_slowly

    say_it_slowly The worst prison is a closed heart

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  8. Chinoiserie

    Chinoiserie Well-Known Member

    Yes they do seem to point the wrong way. I have seen examples with the numbers at the side so it's hard to be certain about it. The link I posted has the arrows pointing the same way as mine and is very similar. However there is no proof that it is a kalk either.
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  9. moreotherstuff

    moreotherstuff Izorizent

    Arnart also used a crossed arrows mark.
  10. say_it_slowly

    say_it_slowly The worst prison is a closed heart

  11. kentworld

    kentworld Well-Known Member

    Even though the arrows seem to point the wrong way, I would say Kalk, too, because the body is very white and German porcelain is usually quite white, IIRC.
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