maker's mark

noun
the personal mark of a goldsmith or silversmith, struck on the completed pieces.
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With antiques, the values are often closely related to the maker's mark stamped on the bottom of the piece.
T he maker's mark appears on both sides of the blade, but is undecipherable.
Look closely to see the maker's mark on this pipe.
The earliest vessels do not have a maker's mark, but the distinctive rims and the use of iron wash help to identify them.
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