Asked on Jun 20, 2019

What does RF 17 mean when printed on an antique?

Lynn SorrellJoy30150932Em


I found a what appears to be an antique or vintage tea pitcher it’s black and white heavy and has RF 17 on it instead of a seam it is fairly smooth is this a mold number or what? Thanks for answering if you know..

4 answers
  • Emily
    on Jun 20, 2019

    The only possible way to determine is if you take a pic of the piece as a whole and the bottom too.

  • Em
    on Jun 20, 2019

    Sounds like Watt Ware pottery.

  • Joy30150932
    on Jun 20, 2019

    Usually an antique has a name or number on the bottom which you can refer to. Try looking it up on line to see if you can find the information you want.

  • Lynn Sorrell
    on Jun 20, 2019

    In the Republican period the royal initial was abandoned, and the mark R. F., for Republique Francaise (1792-1800), was adopted; always accompanied by the word Sevres. ... 16, 17, 18, 19..

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