Scepters are usually hand painted the only exceptions are marks on plaques marks on most plaques are impressed the most common mark being an impressed scepter and the impressed letters kpm pre1925 marks competing factories have used marks nearly identical to konigliche porzellan manufacktur marks since the 19th century.
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Keys to dating wade pottery and identifying wade marks covering dates for wade whimsies wades collectible whisky decanters and wades irish porcelain.
Although kpm berlin tried to stop the use of the letters kpm by krister the authorities ruled otherwise from 1844 kpm berlin used the imperial eagle with sceptre and orb over the letters kpm not to be outdone krister used a variaton of the mark by leaving out the sceptre and orb due to the quality of the porcelain which was exceptional krister was able to obtain many wealthy customers.
Arzberg porcelain factory arzberg bavaria germany mark used c19281946 source 100 jahre porzellanfavrik arzberg 18871987 by wilhalm siemen page 147 also see schonwald porcelain factory for original mark for this factory picture of mark is courtesy of anita in virginia picture of vase is courtesy of suzan in oregon.
Antiqforum kpm marks and sizes kpm always specialized in larger more expensive porcelain painting leaving smaller cheaper plaque production to other porcelain.
Meissen porcelain marks decades the dates provided are a general ball park so some caution has to be exercised when dating a piece from the style of the mark.