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Rarewares, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher
Category: Antiques
Satisfied Customers: 89922
Experience:  Antiques dealer for 12+ years and collector for 30+ years specializing in American and European porcelain, glass, art, furniture, coins, watches, sterling silver, pocket watches, and jewelry.
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I have a porcelain figure i need to identify can you help?

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i have a porcelain figure i need to identify can you help?
JA: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes it's turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Tell us what else you do know and the Antiques Appraiser will be able to better assist you.
Customer: it is a figurine i think may be german and quite old
JA: Is there anything else the Antiques Appraiser should be aware of?
Customer: no


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Customer: replied 10 months ago.

This is a mid to late 1800s Hochst of Germany porcelain figurine valued at $225 resale.

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
ok thanks i have looked it up, is there mark not a wheel ? sorry to bother you

They had a few different marks over the years.

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