Debolt's Dictionary of American Pottery dating mark Marks is another good resource for identifying whiteware Ceramics that are white or off-white, often high-fired, including vitreous china and ironstone, and usually used for dinnerware or bathroom sets. Turn of the century and earlier homes had no running water. They used a pitcher and bowl set, a chamber pot, a toothbrush cup and assorted pieces in the bath area. Please don't copy our images but use them for free to help with identification of your pottery.
Weller Pottery Company used many different marks on its lines from through Some early marks included the name of the line, but most just indicated that the piece was made by Weller as shown below. Ink pottery dating mark and incised marks were both frequently used, along with those hand incised by artists who decorated pottery for this company.