Dating capodimonte marks
Since Capodimontes are popular among interior design connoisseurs, some vendors may sell replica ones.
Having knowledge of what an authentic Capodimonte looks like is important when shopping for these porcelain pieces.
The fee and registration procedure is explained on the same ⇒NP Access page mentioned above.
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Many people ask what to do if they do not know the region of Germany or the exact town where a specific manufacturer was located.
Next to navigating via region and town you can also use either the PM&M Site Search or try using the Factory Index, both can be found under the Resources header in the menu on the right.
There were several other marks similar to the oldest Capodimonte mark used during other periods, and you will find dating information (as well as other Capodimonte marks) there.
Keep in mind that the original producer of this type of porcelain was not actually named Capodimonte, so the word Capodimonte refers to a style as well as the name used by antiques dealers and collectors use to describe pieces marked with the crown and Neapolitan N mark. Wiggins specializes in writing features about antiques, fashion and travel topics, but she has written on everything from keeping bees to smoking cigars since 1999.
This tag usually features a yellow-brown scroll icon where the text, "Certificate of Authenticity" is written. Small figurines that can be placed on a desk and contain one character usually costs from $250 to $500.