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It’s All in the Marks: Hans Stoltenberg Lerche (3/25/14)
lerche-bronze2This vase is an example of the Art Nouveau style, designed by Hans Stoltenberg Lerche (1867-1920), circa 1900. Because he … More >>


Unloved Antiques: Cavalier Cedar Chests (3/24/14)
chavchestSome items, even if in good shape and approaching the magical 100-year mark that turns a “vintage” item into an … More >>


Collector’s Minute: Isidore Jules Bonheur Sculptures (3/17/14)
repro bonbullSculptor Isidore Jules Bonheur was born on May 15, 1827, in Bordeaux, France, to a well-known family of artists. Isidore’s … More >>


Ask a Worthologist: The ‘Thrift Store’ Bowl (3/17/14)
roycroftnutbowl2Gerald S. found this silver bowl at a second-hand shop. It wasn’t until 
later that looked at he looked closer … More >>


Collector’s Minute: Cybis Ticonderoga Carousel Horse Bicentennial Collectible (3/11/14)
cybis horseSince the mid-1800s, the production of commemorative items to celebrate anniversaries of historical events, births and deaths of celebrities, presidents … More >>


Ask a Worthologist: Franklin Mint’s Limited Edition Pavlova Wine Glasses (3/5/14)
pavlovawineglassesWorthPoint subscriber Jessica A. loves yard sales and began visiting them years ago as a university student in need of … More >>


The Collector’s Minute: Chalkware and Plaster Busts (3/4/14)
minnehahaChalkware or plaster busts like this generally can date from the turn of the 19th century through to the 1950s. While … More >>


It’s All in the Marks: ‘Dresden Lace’ Pieces in the Style of Meissen (3/3/14)
volksgroupOne thing that leads new collectors of porcelain figurines down the wrong path is judging a figurine’s vintage by its … More >>


The Collector’s Minute: Hand-Painted Porcelain (2/14/14)
bavariateasetThis partial tea set is hand-painted porcelain and dates from the turn of the 19th century. Pieces like this are generally … More >>


The Collector’s Minute: Chokin-Style Decorative Art (2/13/14)
chokinvaseChokin metal work is an art form that dates all the way back to the 12th 
century and used a … More >>


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