"Could be, but the company well known for putting the date backwards was Lane; maybe Heritage did it also, but I'm not aware of it, and those number 097510 don't make sense - 090751 would make sense. Plus this looks significantly newer to…"
"I disagree with Katherina about value, but that depends a lot on where you live. Here in the Northeast US, Baker factory chairs in a brown wood conservative style like this, and only four of them (six or eight would be much preferred) would not sell…"
"I don't think that is authentic precolumbian pottery. It is too roughly made and I don't see that style. Maybe a student piece without too much age. You can compare to authentic pieces in a museum or auction site online to see what…"
"Tom, she had a correct answer already. Stating as you did that I was wrong and this was made in Iraq in 1995, and not Yugoslavia in mid century, was simply wrong. There is no law against that, but maybe you should try to say "sorry, I was…"
"Studio pottery often has felt or other material glued to the bottom so it won't mess up the shelf it is sitting on. Without seeing a picture I assume that's what you're describing. It is necessary to pull that off in order to properly…"
"I was thinking window blind but thought they would be too heavy and likely to bump the glass with unfortunate results. I like the picnic tablecloth idea. Having four of them is consistent with that idea:"
"You said "the only country to use Dinar as currency is Iraq". That wasn't wrong? There are at least 16 countries that now or in the past used "Dinar" as their currency. Just as there are many countries that use…"
"Name seems to be Croatian and Dinar was currency of Yugoslavia. Looks mid-century or so tourist craft piece from Yugoslavia, brought back from a trip to Europe. Style reminds me of the dolls in the "It's a Small World" ride at Disney…"
"You didn't show the bottom which is the most important part. It doesn't look very old to me. Stoneware with a white glaze interior and unglazed earth tone exterior with random incising was not uncommon for mid-century and later studio…"
"Thank you so much. I'm too cheap to join with annual fee, but they have some good free info and I'll look for the book. I really like the Artifacts of colonial America book you recommended so thanks again."
I hear ya about figuring all this stuff out :) I sent you a friend request and think we need to be friends LoL so I can send you a message :) I would love to chat with you about this plate and what I'm learning :) All the best!
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