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goolgol
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porcelain mark (owl gm Made in Czechoslovakia) nombered

Hello

What can be this mark? i would like to fine the maker and date please..

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kentworld
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Re: porcelain mark (owl gm Made in Czechoslovakia) nombered

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Can you post a pic of the item? Ta.
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messilane
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Re: porcelain mark (owl gm Made in Czechoslovakia) nombered

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From a site I found online . . .

"

Bros Mehner - Decorator Marks

Jílovice, Czech Republic (Eulau, Bohemia, Austria)

Brothers Mehner (Gebrüder Mehner), existed around 1930."

 

http://www.collectorscircle.com/bohemian/porcelain/marks_table3.html

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kentworld
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Re: porcelain mark (owl gm Made in Czechoslovakia) nombered

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I'd still like to see to a pix of the item -- a little disappointing just to see the mark and sometimes we can date stuff a little more accurately.
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messilane
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Re: porcelain mark (owl gm Made in Czechoslovakia) nombered

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Well, that site does say they existed around 1930, but you are right that it would be good to see the whole piece.

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fidbald
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Re: porcelain mark (owl gm Made in Czechoslovakia) nombered

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you can easily limit the era from 1918 to 1939.

sometimes it helps to go back to the German roots. Jílové was Eulau, Eule means owl and the city crest shows an ...

it was near the railway line "k.k.privilegierte Dux-Bodenbacher Eisenbahn". so you might look at some Royal Dux that was painted in Eulau.

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goolgol
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Re: porcelain mark (owl gm Made in Czechoslovakia) nombered

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Tile with a picture of Jerusalem Al-Aqsa Mosque. thank for all your help!

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goolgol
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Re: porcelain mark (owl gm Made in Czechoslovakia) nombered

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here it is...just get up from sleep..Tile with a picture of Jerusalem Al-Aqsa Mosque

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kentworld
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Re: porcelain mark (owl gm Made in Czechoslovakia) nombered

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Thanks, Goolgol -- I would've estimated it at c. 1925 with those stencilled corner decorations, so Fid's time frame works for me!
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fidbald
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much more interesting and perhaps adding to value would be if we knew from where the blanks were. but alas there were so many small factories in the Sudetenland.

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goolgol
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Re: porcelain mark (owl gm Made in Czechoslovakia) nombered

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Again - thank you all! what is the valu of it?

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fidbald
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Re: porcelain mark (owl gm Made in Czechoslovakia) nombered

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value ? a hard guess.

do Muslims collect Jugendstil ? are they allowed to have wall-hangers with holy places from Al-Quds ? do you sell at flea-markets ?

although by far the most beautiful building in Jerusalem I doubt a bit if it's a hot runner for Western buyers.

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goolgol
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Thank you!

I will sell it on ebay.

What is the nomber 684 below the mark says?

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kentworld
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Re: porcelain mark (owl gm Made in Czechoslovakia) nombered

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684 would likely be a production number of some sort.
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goolgol
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Re: porcelain mark (owl gm Made in Czechoslovakia) nombered

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Thank you! :smileywink:

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