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Please can you identify European pottery mark gold shield with

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Please can you identify European pottery mark gold shield with letters that read something like Krouam? Letters semi worn but letter K has a curled tail on base of squat vase about 13 inches high with lower body around 6 inches wide tapered towards base to 5 inches and with 6 inch long neck around 3 inches wide with slight flare and moderately irregular to top with gold interior to upper lip. Body glaze in slight iridescent darkish blue grey swirls, gold rim base and thin handles and 8 inch white glazed figures of naked bearded male with hand clasping one gold coloured vase handle and reclined sleeping female winged fairy with small wings and male lusting around the vase neck at the female both leaning and sitting on the upper widest part of the fat lower body of the vase.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
attached is photo of vase.
Expert:  rarewares replied 1 year ago.
Please add a photo of the mark as well, thank you.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi, thank you very much for your kind reply.
I have attached a pdf file showing mark on base of vase which is now surprisingly readable as Kronach?
The only other mark is a serial number of limited edition?
Expert:  rarewares replied 1 year ago.
This is a vase made circa 1900 by Kronach/Rosenthal porcelain of Bavaria. This vase was designed by artist Adolph Oppel and is numbered as number 74 of 161 made. This vase has a value of $500.00 us dollars.
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