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What is the difference in Capodimonte and Capo di? Are they

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What is the difference in Capodimonte and Capo di Monte? Are they of the same value? Also, what does the crown mean? I also have 1317/2 the there is a "y" carved in the pottery. This is a bowl with handles on each side and flowers on the front in perfect shape.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
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Expert:  rarewares replied 1 year ago.

This is made by Principe Ceramics, a company that made Capo di Monte ceramic reproductions in Nove, Italy from 1980 to 1995. The actual Capodimonte mark is a blue N with a crown. The crown used represents the fact that the real capodimonte factory was founded by Ferdinand, the son of Charles III King of Spain in 1771.

This piece you have has a value of $35.00 currently since it is a more modern reproduction piece.

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Expert:  rarewares replied 1 year ago.

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