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Q: My mother left me this plate and I would like to learn something about it. The mark on the bottom says "Geo. Jones & Sons, Crescent, Cyrene, England." There's also a letter C with a line through it.--K.Z.

A: Your plate was made between about 1893 and 1915. George Jones & Sons operated the Trent Pottery (later named the Crescent Pottery) in Stoke, Staffordshire, England, from about 1864 into the 1950s. The word "Crescent" and a crescent symbol were added to the pottery's marks in 1893. By 1920 the word "England" had been replaced with "Made in England." Cyrene is the pattern name. We have seen plates in the pattern selling for $50 to $100 each.


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