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I have a vase with the markings of a capital G with a E inside

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I have a vase with the markings of a capital G with a E inside the G could you please give me an idea of the maker & is there any value to the vase
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris replied 3 years ago.

Hello and welcome! My name is Doris.

I have been an antiques collector, dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.

Along with that experience, I also rely on an extensive personal library of reference books plus access to the results from major auction houses.

I will be pleased to try to help you.

Does your mark look like this?

gEG

If not, please send me a photo of the mark.

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I look forward to seeing your photos.

Kind regards,

Doris











Expert:  Doris replied 3 years ago.

Philip,
I also need the size of the vase and, if possible, a photo of the vase.

Best,
Doris



Customer: replied 3 years ago.

hello doris sorry for the delay in response yes the markings you posted are correct the vase itself is 8" high;-4" diameter top & bottom & narrows in at the centre it is also ribbed down it`s height it also has two circular impressions at the lower part from the centre sorry unable to send you a picture as camera not working hope this description will suffice

Expert:  Doris replied 3 years ago.
Philip,
I will need to research current values.
I will be back soon.

Best,
Doris

Expert:  Doris replied 3 years ago.
Philip,
Your vase was made by Purbeck Pottery, Ltd., previously known as Poole Pottery, based in Dorset, UK. The company dates from 1965 and is still in operation.

My research indicates the retail value of your vase to be $75-90 assuming good condition.

A private seller to a dealer can expect 40-60% of that range.

I hope I have helped you.


If I can help you with further questions about this answer, please let me know.

All my answers are quoted in USA dollars.

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Kind regards, Doris “Dfm925”

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

thank you for your efforts (much appreciated)Laughing

Expert:  Doris replied 3 years ago.
LaughingYou are welcome, Philip.
You may have to juggle the system a bit to rate me positive. Some have had trouble with the system lately.
Doris
Expert:  Doris replied 3 years ago.
Philip,
Your vase was made by Purbeck Pottery, Ltd., previously known as Poole Pottery, based in Dorset, UK. The company dates from 1965 and is still in operation.

My research indicates the retail value of your vase to be $75-90 assuming good condition.

A private seller to a dealer can expect 40-60% of that range.

I hope I have helped you.


If I can help you with further questions about this answer, please let me know.


All my answers are quoted in USA dollars.

I endeavor to give realistic, honest values in a timely manner.


If you would like for me to answer your future questions, you must put my name - DORIS - at the first of the question for the question to be assured of getting to me.


Please take a little time to give me a POSITIVE RATING now so that I am compensated by JA for my time and effort. This is of no cost to you. Please do not rate me down because of system difficulty, site charges or current appraisal values – all three are beyond my control.


Please let me know if you have difficulty with the site’s rating system.


Kind regards,

Doris “Dfm925”

Please note: If you are sent a follow-up survey, please answer favorably. This impacts my job.









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