There are always exceptions, especially with Charles Field Haviland!
The number usually found under a casserole (Covered Vegetable lid or on a sugar/creamer) is called the Factory number.
If Limoges went so far as to design a mini container for these, you can bet you’ll find one that will fit any need you have.
It didn’t take me long to find something that could commemorate just about any holiday, major life event, and collectible category (mini hats, shoes and bags, for example).
There is usually two marks- the Manufacturers mark and the Decorator mark.
If there is only one mark (and it is the Manufacturers mark), the item was decorated elsewhere, either sold as whiteware and painted by the owner, or by a hand painting artist/ studio such as Stouffer or Pickard.
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