Your Best Reference for Antique Marks. Including pottery marks, porcelain marks and everything antique or collectable.

Over 10,000 antique marks, china marks and trademarks with superb quality images to illustrate examples of antique manufacturers products.

Antique marks is your easy to use online reference for everything antique.

With detailed information on all kinds of antique china, pottery marks, porcelain marks, antiques and collectables. Antique Marks includes antique terms, a full antiques glossary and detailed history on well known companies and artist biographies.  As well as pottery & porcelain companies and information on caring for antique rugs, carpets, silver and glass.

But best of all … Its all FREE, and at your fingertips 24/7.

The site includes graphic illustrations of over 100 manufacturers products to help identify & date your pieces and over 10,000 makers marks and a full antiques glossary with a full easy to use search facility. Antique-marks.com is ideal for the collector to check or verify attributions listed in online auction sales.

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Antiques Collection: Gerbing & Stephan Majolica Vase c1890

Beginning as Schiller & Gerbing in 1829 and eventually becoming Gerbing & Stephan in 1861, this once significant ceramics company produced some superb Majolica pottery. The battle scene vase in our Antiques collection is a wonderful example bearing Gerbing & Stephan marks used between 1861 and 1900. They show a very clear 'G&St.' mark. Read More

Collecting Silver Coins of the British Commonwealth

The British Commonwealth is one of the largest international organizations in the world, containing over fifty member states and a population of over two billion. Its member nations have produced some of the most interesting, varied, and beautiful silver coins in the world. Here we look at the silver coinage histories of Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and India, and a few bargains that silver investors and coin collectors should watch out for when searching for collectible silver coins from these countries. Read More

Why Collecting Mexican Gold Pesos is a Great Investment

A Guide to Investing in very collectable Mexican Gold Pesos. Coin Collectors and investors that are looking for something a little different should consider Mexican Gold Pesos. A large selection of denominations especially small denominations makes the gold peso easy to acquire. Read More

Chinese Symbols on Antique Furniture

A glossary of Chinese Symbols and oriental marks found on antique furniture and other artifacts. Everything from the eight immortals to the Stellar triad and various traditional symbols for animals fruit and flowers with an explanation of why they would be used Read More

Rare & Collectable Japanese Imari Porcelain

Japanese Imari Porcelain is a very popular collectible that appeals to all sorts of ceramics collectors. Some prefer the more modern Derby Imari porcelains but to truly appreciate Imari you really have to add a few good quality Japanese Imari porcelain pieces to your Oriental porcelain collection. There are plenty of pieces available and they range in price from just a few pounds to the high hundreds or thousands. Read More

A Look at Highly Collectible Antique Carnival Glass.

There are various names for antique Carnival glass including; Poor Mans Tiffany, Rainbow Glass, Aurora Glass and Taffeta Glass. The variety and enormous range of patterns means that glass collectors will always be searching for more pieces. But making sure your acquisitions are genuine antique carnival glass is all important. Many modern glass manufacturers reintroduced lines, copied old original patterns and created more modern patterns when carnival glass became popular in the 1950's. Read More

Antiques Collection: Rare Worcester Pot Pourri

Few things provide an antique collector with more pleasure than finding an antique they really like. This wonderful little Royal Worcester pot pourri bowl was the perfect addition to our antiques collection and sits beautifully among the other pieces of antique Worcester porcelain we own. It's been beautifully decorated in the Royal Worcester Persian style using a palette of muted shades of green and peach and bears all the right Worcester marks. Plus it came at just the right price. Read More

Finding Local Antique Auctions & Auctioneers

According to the British Antique Dealers Association there are around 20,000 antique dealers & antique auction houses operating in the UK, and more than 100,000 auction houses worldwide. Using our Antique Auctions Finder makes finding your local antiques auction easy. Read More

Collecting Japanese Silver Yen: The Dragon Yen 1870-1914

The Japanese government began minting silver Yen coins shortly after the Meiji Restoration. The silver Dragon Yen was minted between 1870 & 1914 and is fascinating both for the beauty of its design and its historical value. It is a coin well worth collecting Read More

Buy Antiques You Love – Feed Your Passions

Mostly antique collectors and dealers suppress their passions and buy antiques with a clinical eye. They use cold reason and keep that eye on economics, worth and potential profit. Their inner child plays no part in their purchases and emotions, passions and desires only factor in when profit potential increases. Occasionally buying antiques you love can reinvigorate your love of antiques, interest in history and even sometimes add to that profit margin. Read More

Antique Marks is a great resource for antique collectors & dealers

Antique collectors, buyers and sellers can easily access a wealth of information, using our main site or using our mobile friendly version of antique marks while you’re out and about.

The antique marks website is ideal for any collector, buyer or seller who needs to research pottery marks, porcelain marks or other antique collector essentials.

And for those who want to provide their potential customer with as much information as possible; information that will allow them to make an educated and informed decision.

Whether you’re looking for antique pottery marks, porcelain marks, antique china marks or antique makers marks, it’s all right here at your fingertips.

The information can be accessed while they are creating their item description and a link to the relevant section can be provided to the potential buyer; just to re-assure your customer that the antique china you are selling is exactly what you say it is.

It is invaluable to the seller who is unsure of an antique china maker or the date of a piece of porcelain or where to research the origins of quality antique pottery.

And; it can also help prevent you selling antiques for low, low prices.



No matter what antiques you buy, sell or collect...
Royal Doulton or Royal Worcester figures, antique pottery vases, antique china, majolica, studio pottery, art deco, art nouveau, antique carpets, silver, rare coins or any other range of antique items.

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Worcester Porcelain


Antique marks with its comprehensive antiques glossary and fully illustrated pottery and porcelain marks sections can help make sure you know what antiques you are buying and sometimes more importantly, what antiques you are selling.