Dating rorstrand markings
The best majolica usually has an undersurface of pink, blue, green, and occasionally white.
Capodimonte is not a single factory, but a style of decorative produce which has a particular type of fancy emotive Italian styling.
A potential buyer should first carefully note the condition of the majolica.
Chips, cracks that go through the piece, and crazing may be hard to accept.
) or a piece that will require taking a chunk out of next week’s food budget (I should lose some weight, anyway! Most collectors recall making trips and bringing home a piece of majolica as a prize.
Or many enjoy using pieces of majolica to express hospitality.