Pottery Marks Identification Guide & Index

A collection of pottery marks using photos and images from our antique collection

For easy reference and as a quick guide to the possible attribution of your latest porcelain collectible or pottery marks.

The marks listed below are grouped as far as was possible in a logical order, with similar signs, graphics, shapes, etc grouped together.

We have tried to include as many ceramics and pottery marks as possible, but also tried to avoid too much duplication.

Scan the index of this pottery marks identification guide to help you identify your pottery or porcelain.

If we have additional information on the pottery mark or piece, you can click the image to open that section.

If no additional information is currently available, the potter will be named below the image and clicking will open the Antique Collectibles gallery, to assist you with any examples of the potters’ items we may have listed.

You can also try searching for the potter in the search box above.

Miscellaneous Pottery Porcelain Marks:

Including various marks from a range of British, American, and European pottery and porcelain manufacturers.

Real-life Examples of Royal Crown Derby Marks from our Antiques Collection

Click on the mark to open the Royal Crown Derby History and Marks sections and the Derby Porcelain Gallery

Genuine Examples of Royal Doulton Marks on Doulton Antiques

A quick view of some samples of the diverse range of Royal Doulton Marks. Click an image to open the full Doulton marks section.

A few real-life Samples of Genuine Moorcroft Pottery Marks

The range of Moorcroft Pottery marks begins with William Moorcroft’s time at the MacKintyre pottery and covers the 100 year history of design and ownership by William, his son Walter Moorcroft, other more current owners and marks of artists and designers from the Moorcroft Design Studio. Click an image to open the full Moorcroft Marks Section.

Example Royal Worcester Marks

The range of Royal Worcester marks used over the Worcester company’s long history. Click an image to open the full Royal Worcester section.

Samples of Genuine Wedgwood Marks from our own Antiques Collection

To assist the Wedgwood collector who has to be careful of modern fakes and of making sure the Wedgwood mark on their latest acquisition is 100% genuine.

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