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Unlike the easily copied potters marks used by other manufacturers, for example the crossed swords mark used by Meissen; the Sevres double L mark, or the Chelsea anchor mark.
Early Wedgwood works may be unmarked, but the presence of the correct mark is an indication that the piece is genuine and should allow you to determine its true age.
Even if you can’t afford a 19th century vintage Wedgwood everyone can easily afford versions made as late as the 1970’s – selling on auction websites for or less.
Oh yeah, don’t forget that there is no “E” in Wedgwood.
) Tips on identifying old Wedgwood pottery: if it was made after about 1891 it should have “england” or “made in england” stamped on the bottom of it so if it is missing that, you know it is 1890 or older.
For dating Wedgwood pottery that has a three letter code stamped on the bottom: the last letter determines the year of manufacture with “O” indicating 1860 and each letter further up the alphabet increases the date by one year, so “P” would be 1861, “Q” 1862 and so on…
There are also some interesting pieces around that are marked with USA Patent dates and details.
After several years of experiments, Wedgwood began to sell jasperware in the late 1770s, at first as small objects, but from the 1780s adding large vases.
It was extremely popular, and after a few years many other potters devised their own versions.
An easy to use chronological list of Wedgwood marks to help the Wedgwood collector, who is faced with many imitators, to date genuine Wedgwood antiques.
Fortunately for the collector, Josiah Wedgwood was the first potter of note to mark his goods with his own name.