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Can I get appraisal on this pitcher. It stands approx

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Can I get appraisal on this pitcher. It stands approx 8" tall
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.

Hi,

Is there an impression mark on the underside of the pitcher that is being washed out by the camera flash?

~Nora

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Sorry about that try this one
Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.

Hi,

I can see Made in Belgium. The maker name is ***** ***** can you see what it says exactly or can you send just a clear, in-focus, close-up of that maker mark please.

When taking a clear close-up try using the macro function on your camera. It looks like a small flower icon. This will allow sharper focus at a closer-range.

~Nora

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I can't make it out even with mag. glass. It appears to start with the letters Al but I am not sure.
Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.

Hello,

Please send a clear, in-focus close-up of just the maker name in different light. Best would be sunlight without flash.

~Nora

Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.

Hi,

Just checking in to see if you have another view of just the maker mark on the underside or if you would like an estimate based on comparables?

~Nora

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Wanted to do it from outside with sunshine. Not today pouring rain
Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.

ok, great - I can wait as long as you need. Hope the sun starts shining in your area;)

~Nora

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Nora,
Here is the picture from outside in sun. Thank You again
Randy
Expert:  Nora replied 1 year ago.

Hi Randy,

I am not able to read the maker name in this photo for you.

I will opt-out and your question will open again to all the experts. If someone knows the answer they will post a response to you here. You do not need to re-list your question and this does not cost you extra.

I do hope you find the information that you seek.

Sincerely,

Nora

Expert:  LadyTanya65 replied 1 year ago.

Hi, my name is***** am one of the expert appraisers here and would be happg to help you. On the makers company name could you do a rubbing over the name in pencil on paper. That can sometimes help in reading the rubbing. i have found two pitchers that match but they they are both different names. Ild like to be exact if possible in giving you an.accurate value. Just a thought if we could read it better that way. Look forward to helping you.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
I tried that and it doesn't help. Lets just pass on this one.
Expert:  LadyTanya65 replied 1 year ago.

ok Thank you letting me know just wanted to try and help.