Pot Maker ID resources

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Are there any good resources for identifying maker marks on bonsai pots, including ones from outside Asia? I bought a few trees lately, one in a german-made pot, one from Jim Gremel (easy to ID), and one from Japan. All are at least a few decades old. if I post photos of the pots and markings would anyone on here know enough about pot makers to be able to help?
 

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Here's the pots:

First one the chop is hard to make out as its not deeply impressed and the post-rain dampness right now doesn't help.
 

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Second one is the German pot. The cratered glaze looks a bit mid century to me...60s or 70s.

EDIT: found out via the link this one is by Andreas van Kerckhove and it's not German as I thought but Belgian.
 

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Figured out the other one too. It's indeed Japanese. I had the mark upside down in the photo. It's Hisada Shizuo and matches the middle mark in the photo.

@Brian thanks again for the great resources!
 

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Figured out the other one too. It's indeed Japanese. I had the mark upside down in the photo. It's Hisada Shizuo and matches the middle mark in the photo.

@Brian thanks again for the great resources!
Welcome. Think the kiln name for this pot is Keizan. Like many Kilns in the Tokoname co-op, the quality varies widely within each.
 
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