Dating nippon porcelain age
A mark made by stencil is a much later way of marking, dating from the Showa period (1926 to 1989).
To illustrate how difficult it can be to pinpoint an item's manufacturing period, both Arita ware from the Qianlong period (18th century) and from the 1970s use a hazy blue underglaze for their marks.
In terms of exploratory maritime history of the world, as a major force behind the Golden Age of Dutch exploration and discovery (c.
1590s–1720s), the VOC-funded exploratory voyages such as those led by Willem Janszoon (Duyfken), Henry Hudson (Halve Maen) and Abel Tasman revealed largely unknown landmasses to the western world.
View of Table Bay with ships of the Dutch East India Company (VOC), c. In the 1600s the size of the Dutch merchant fleet probably exceeded the combined fleets of England, France, Spain, Portugal, and Germany.
A pioneering early model of the multinational corporation in its modern sense, the company is also often considered to be the world's first true transnational corporation.
The VOC played a crucial role in business, financial, socio-politico-economic, military-political, diplomatic, ethnic, and exploratory maritime history of the world.
At your own pace, you can sift through several images on websites providing information specifically about Japanese pottery and porcelain marks.
With many regions of production, as well as several centuries of workmanship, finding your exact mark may be hit or miss.