Wedgwood marks dating wedgwood pottery and porcelain

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The unusual appearance of the letters is due to each one being made individually.

Marks such as this suggest the piece was made between 17.

If the last letter of the code is a zero, the piece was made in 1860, the first year this method of identification was put into place.A guide to trademarks is listed here and by careful study most collectors can acquire a reasonably sound knowledge.Determining the specific year of production of an item is somewhat more complicated, and this calls for close examination of a variety of other marks, such as three-letter date marks, registration marks, artists signatures or monograms and other devices.While early Wedgwood works may be unmarked, the presence of the correct mark is both an indication that the piece is genuine and an index of its age.After 1781 few unmarked pieces can be correctly attributed to Wedgwood Josiah started marking his wares about 1759 with impressions made with printers movable type.

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