The color, glaze, size, style, weight and quality will tell you the truth about its history.Purchase a variety of reference guides on Weller pottery.Weller Pottery was in production from 1872 through 1948.
Antique pottery marks can usually be found on the bottom of a piece of pottery and used to identify the potter.
It can be difficult for a novice collector to be sure whether they are looking at an authentic or fraudulent maker's mark.
The Weller Rhead Faience mark appears on pieces designed by the British potter Frederick Rhead.
This mark is handwritten and appears on pieces with the characteristic glossy tin finish known as faience.
Decorators used squeeze-bags like cake decorators, squeezing the paint onto the ceramic rather than painting it on with brushes.