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Globetrotting Geologist’s Jaw-Dropping Estate Sale to Draw Serious Collectors (5/13/14)
figuresHaving run estate sales for 20 years, Rachel Fitch knew immediately that this one was going to be different. A … 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 >>


Q & A with Harry Rinker: Royal Doulton Copy, B. David Jewelry (2/18/14)
1411_01QUESTION: I have a Royal Doulton “Lavinia” figure that I received from my grandmother. The logo on the bottom does … 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 >>


It’s All in the Marks: Dating a Wedgwood Jasperware Urn (2/5/14)
wedgarticle2This covered urn is an example of Wedgwood “Jasperware.” According to its owner, this one was purchased in 1980 at … More >>


It’s All in the Marks: Laviolette Limoges Porcelain (1/23/14)
Laviolette Limoge PorcelainFloral French Limoges porcelain was very popular from the last quarter of the 19th century until the beginning of the … More >>


The Collector’s Minute: Art Nouveau-Style Amphora Pottery (12/30/13)
ampThis large Art Nouveau bust (left) was made by the Riessner, Stellmacher & Kessel Amphora pottery factory, circa 1896. The … More >>


It’s All In the Marks: O.C. White Articulated Lamp (12/10/13)
otislamp2The lamp pictured with its multi-articulated arms almost looks like something out of a modern “steampunk” design studio, but it … More >>


It’s All in the Marks: Identifying Baccarat Crystal and Glass (10/22/13)
bacmodernmarkBaccarat has built a worldwide reputation for making perfume bottles, barware, quality stemware and chandeliers. Baccarat has a history dating back … More >>


It’s all in the Marks: No, It`s not Early Meissen (9/30/13)
Meissen markContrary to many who believe that advertising and product branding was mainly a Madison Avenue/20th-century marketing innovation, “branding”—the marketing of … More >>


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