Tiffany honeycomb scent bottle

Tiffany & Co Bottles Information

Information on Tiffany & Co bottles and makers marks. Founded in New York in 1837 by Charles Lewis Tiffany, initially as stationery and fancy goods store on Broadway, styled Tiffany & Young 1837-1841, when it became Tiffany, Young & Ellis

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AN 18TH CENTURY MEISSEN PORCELAIN PERFUME BOTTLE

Meissen Bottles Information

Information and makers marks for Meissen. Located in the town of Meissen, near Dresden, in Saxony, it was the first hard-paste porcelain manufacturer in Europe, thanks to the 1708 discovery of the secret of porcelain by Johann Friedrich Böttger and Ehrenfried Walther von Tschirnhaus.

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Wedgwood blue jasper scent bottle

Wedgwood Bottles Information

Information and makers marks for Wedgwood. Josiah Wedgwood I (q.v.) established a pottery in Burslem in 1759 after being in partnership with Thomas Whieldon (q.v.), and began to make cream-coloured earthenwares in partnership with his cousin Thomas soon afterwards.

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Large albarello, earthenware covered inside and outside with a presumed tin-glaze

Domenego da Venezia

Domenego da Venezia was born around 1520-25 (Concina, 1975). He was renown for his exquisite maiolica pharmacy jars and vessels often adorned with fruits, flowers and foliage

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BOTTLE (FIASCA) IN ITALIAN MAJOLICA (CASTELLI DE ABRUZZO) OF THE XVI CENTURY CIRCA 1550

Orazio Pompei

Orazio Pompei descended from a castellan family of potters and lived in Castelli in what is currently in via Carmine Gentile, in a house that is recognizable, since on the façade there is a sign that indicates: Haec est domus Oratii figuli 1562 , ( This is the house of Orazio potter 1562 ).

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Minton pâte-sur-pâte moon flasks by Louis Solon

Louis Solon

Information and makers marks for Louis Solon. Louis Marc Emmanuel Solon was born in Montauban, Tarn et Garonne, France, in 1835. Ill health prevented his studying law as expected and he attended the Atelier of Lecoq de Boisbaudrant, Paris.

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Pinch bottle designed by Christopher Dresser

Christopher Dresser

Information and makers marks for Christopher Dresser. He was a nineteenth century designer who saw himself more as a tradesman with an understanding of industrial production embracing new technologies for a mass market. In 1847 at the age of only thirteen he was sent to the Government School of Design in London

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A GOOD COALPORT PORCELAIN LEAF SHAPED PERFUME BOTTLE, CIRCA. 1800

Coalport Factory Information and Marks

Information and makers marks for Coalport. The Coalport porcelain manufactory (or Coalport China), the first porcelain factory in the Ironbridge Gorge, England, was founded by the practical and enterprising John Rose in 1795,at Coalport, served by the Coalport Canal, which had been completed in 1792.

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