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@brettm It definitely has age. There is even wearing away to the glaze where the ribs are, as though it was well used over many years. And it has several old looking hairlines on the rim. And I have fantastic news to report: the black stuff washes off. I'm still working on it but here are some updated pictures of the foot.
That looks much better a good reward for your efforts.
@brettm This is how it ended up. To get the rest of it cleaned off i would need a brush or have to soak it somehow. But it's pretty clean I think. I included a shot of a few of those hairlines. You can also see where some smearing occured in the design, which might give more insights into how it was made. Also, there is a stain about halfway up on the inside - kind of a ring around the collar type of thing where it looks like it was filled with something that darkened it a bit. I didn't have any luck getting it off with soap and water so I would like to know if anyone has a suggestion for how to clean that? For example, is it okay to use vinegar?
@brettm Michael, do you have any links where I can learn more about that Wenger blue stuff? My initial search attempt didn't yield much.
I have used denture cleaning tablets dissolved in warm water and left ceramic things to soak for 48 hrs and had good results I put 4 tablets in a 8 gallon bucket. Hydrogen Peroxide is often recommended I have not used it so can't comment as to its value. Your charger looks much better for a clean perhaps you were correct when you mentioned somebody might of mounted it on a board for display and used some sort of Silastic type filler as their glue and left that black gunk on it.
Anyway looks like you have a good example of a stenciled printed charger from Japan that is at least a 100years old if not a little older and is of good display size.
just saw your post about color. I have not been able to find a link that shows samples side by side. I think that the chemical blues are more intense and have a indigo tint. It would be very difficult to show the difference you would need a really good camera perfect light and exposure and viewers would need very good quality screens to view the pictures. Under strong magnification Chemical blue would look flat and even. Cobalt blue that to the naked eye appears to be even under magnification you can see impurities tiny spots where the cobalt has melted of fused differently in the kiln. Sorry I am not good at describing this sort of thing the chemical blues have a sort of tone to them that I don't think I see in your plate. That's just my opinion based on what I see on my screen. I have included a link from Christie's that shows the differences that can occur between different cobalt's from different places unfortunately it does not include chemical colors but might be helpful to you in other areas but not this plate sorry.
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