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ImageLali_Go_Lightly
Feb 6, 2010 11:39 AM CST
Name: Lali (Begoniacrazii)
NorCal
Here is the Thrift Store Score forum.

Please share your thrift store treasures! Everyone loves a great bargain!
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ImageCalif_Sue
Feb 8, 2010 12:13 PM CST
Name: Sue
Sebastopol, CA.
Zone 9a
Last time we were in Canada, last Aug. I think it was, my DIL and I spent a day hitting a few thrift stores. Here's a pretty vase I found.

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ImageCalif_Sue
Feb 8, 2010 12:14 PM CST
Name: Sue
Sebastopol, CA.
Zone 9a
I don't know anything about it but here's the bottom stamp

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Imagesmiley
Feb 9, 2010 5:07 PM CST
Name: Julie
Kenmore, NY
What a find, it's *very* pretty!
Imagetomatofreak
Feb 12, 2010 6:59 PM CST
Name: Alma
Phoenix & Cottonwood, AZ
USDA zone 9b, Sunset 13 & ??
I'd say, "Off to the Antiques Roadshow"; you may have a treasure!
Alma
In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. – Thomas Jefferson
Texasgal77
Feb 20, 2010 9:54 PM CST
Name: Jeanne
Baytown, TX Zone 9a
Wonderful news....just found out we have a new "Goodwill" in one of our shopping centers. I used to have to go into Houston. I can't wait to go visit it!
Jeanne
ImageCarolyn22
Feb 21, 2010 7:22 PM CST
Name: Carolyn Madden
Pennsylvania
Sue

Gorgeous vase. I looked up the mark in 'Kovels' Dictonary of Marks' and it shows the mark you have on the bottom of your vase and states "S.Fielding & Co. , Stoke, Staffordshire, England - Earthenware, majolica. Printed ca. 1891-1913 (1879-1964+)

I googled the S.F. Fielding..... and apparently the new marks with the Crown Devon started in 1910
ImageCalif_Sue
Feb 21, 2010 9:44 PM CST
Name: Sue
Sebastopol, CA.
Zone 9a
Thanks so much Carolyn!
I did a bit of Googling and it looks like my vase would be dated between 1913 and 1917 according to this site, since 1913+ most marks incorporate "DEVON" or "CROWN DEVON" in the marks and since 1917+ the initials "SF & Co" were dropped from the mark.
http://www.thepotteries.org/mark/f/fielding.html

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