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Can you tell if a cut on the bootom of a base of pottery was

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Can you tell if a cut on the bootom of a base of pottery was made during the firing process?Dwain
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  rarewares replied 10 months ago.

Dwain,

The photo you have provided does look to have been done during manufacture. Please also add a picture of the vase (only pic here is of the bottom) if you'd like me to assess what you have.

Parian ware is a fusion of porcelain and glass and there was sometime required as a cooling process and these are set marks for cooling.

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