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Rarewares, Antiques and Collectibles Researcher
Category: Antiques
Satisfied Customers: 10801
Experience:  Antiques dealer for over 10 years specializing in porcelain, glass, art, furniture, coins, watches, sterling silver, pocket watches, and jewelry.
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I was given a 9 inch bowl with pink roses & three gold

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I was given a 9 inch bowl with pink roses & three gold crowns on white porceline ... The markings on the base are Germany , a red star & some rough red printing which I cannot comprehend , all within inner & outer red circles ... This bowl was purchased by a great great uncle for my great grandmother before 1900 ... I am looking for an estimate of it's value !
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Rarewares replied 1 year ago.


My name is ***** ***** I would love to help. Please use the Add Files feature to add pictures of the bowl and the mark on the bottom.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Correction on my email addy !***@******.***
Expert:  Rarewares replied 1 year ago.

There is no photo of the red star and I do need to see that one. Please add one more picture by using the Add Files button.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Correction for my email address is ***@******.***
Expert:  Rarewares replied 1 year ago.

This is a German porcelain bowl with a transfer design of pink roses and gold filigree details. This piece dates to 1890 to 1910 and was made by one of the factories in Germany for export to the United States. This mark is not that of Reinhold Schlegelmich (RS GERMANY) I have attached a photo of those authentic marks and you will see that yours is not the same (that is why I was confused by the mark that you had sent at first). These bowls were made in large factories in mass production during this time and there are many on the market right now. It has a current value of $20 to $30 dollars.

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