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She has operated a small business for more than 20 years.She and her husband enjoy remodeling old houses and are currently working on a 1970s home.Many of the Austrian logos are wreaths or crowns with “Austria” or “Made in Austria” written in English.These were made for export to English-speaking countries. The Österreichische Porzellan Industrie AG, Austrian Porcelain Industry (OEPIAG) formed in 1918; its name changed in 1920 to Erste Böhmische Porzellan Industrie AG, First Bohemian Porcelain Industry (EPIAG).The Library of Congress gives a list of books, including “Kovels’ Dictionary of Marks” and “Kovels’ New Dictionary of Marks.” Miller’s has a pottery and porcelain marks book, too.
There is usually two marks- the Manufacturers mark and the Decorator mark.
This comprehensive book has pictures of the marks from 1710 to 1981 and gives the dates of use.
Take a copy of the mark or a piece of the porcelain or china to a collectibles show or a mall specializing in collectibles and antiques.
If there is only one mark (and it is the Manufacturers mark), the item was decorated elsewhere, either sold as whiteware and painted by the owner, or by a hand painting artist/ studio such as Stouffer or Pickard.
There are always exceptions, especially with Charles Field Haviland!