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Doris - dfm925, Pres, Owner Nashville Appraisals Corproration
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Doris my wife has a piece of pottery she would like identifying,

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Doris my wife has a piece of pottery she would like identifying, can I send you some pictures of it.
Jim Carr
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Shantal-Mod replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 1 year ago.
Hello and welcome! My name is Doris.
I have been an antiques collector, dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.
I will be pleased to help you.

Jim,
Please send your photos.


These are two ways to send me photos :

You can use a free internet photo website named www.imgur.com

or


You can use the paper clip icon at the top of your “reply” box to insert your photos directly into your “reply” box.


An explanation of this method can be found here:


http://ww2.justanswer.com/how-do-i-send-photo-or-file-expert


I look forward to seeing your photos.


Kind regards,

Doris
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 1 year ago.
Thank you for the photos. Please allow me time to study them. I will be back as soon as possible.

Kind regards,

Doris
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 1 year ago.
Are there no marks on the bottom?

Kind regards,

Doris
Customer: replied 1 year ago.

There are no marks on the bottom.

Jim Carr

Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 1 year ago.
Then it is nearly impossible to identify exactly.

All I can say is that it is European, possibly German or French.

As an unmarked piece, one might assume it is Old Paris which sometimes went unmarked. In Old Paris, the moulds were made in one of the French factories and sent to one of the studios in Paris to be decorated.

Old Paris dates 19thC.

My research indicates your unmarked figurine has a retail value of $300-450 assuming
good condition.

A private seller to a dealer can expect 40-60% of retail value.

I hope I have helped you.

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

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Kind regards.


Doris

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