Hello Collectors, many thanks to the person who created this site. As a novice collector I am in the infant stages of soaking up all the information available so that hopefully in the future I will have the wisdom to make informed purchases.
Therefore, I come to this forum with cap in hand requesting information on my first purchase. As a collector of other oddities, I understand that the best knowledge on most subjects is the information paid for with my own dollars therefore not easily forgotten.
I brought this bowl at auction which was described as from the 1800s. It has a little damage around the collar. The internal chamber is quite large. Compared to other bowls on this site mine appears to be a utility piece. I am asking can anyone identify the makers mark or any other information from the impressed marks as this information would enhance, to me, its link to the past?
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