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  • Mar 21 2013
  • 21 Mar 2013

It’s All In the Marks: Pitchers and Plates

To well-seasoned or novice collectors, determining a maker or origin of a piece can be very confusing if it is outside their normal area of […]

  • Mar 3 2013
  • 3 Mar 2013

It’s All In the Marks: Identifying Ceramics and Glass

To well-seasoned or novice collectors, determining a maker or origin of a piece can be very confusing if it is outside their normal area of […]

  • Feb 14 2013
  • 14 Feb 2013

It’s All In the Marks: Dating Royal Copenhagen Figurines

To well-seasoned or novice collectors, determining a maker or origin of a piece can be very confusing if it is outside their normal area of […]

  • Jan 14 2013
  • 14 Jan 2013

It’s all in the Marks: Fake Limoges, ‘In the Style Of’ and a Stradivarius Question

To collectors, well-seasoned or novice, the subject of determining a maker or origin of a piece can be very confusing if it is outside their […]

  • Jan 3 2013
  • 3 Jan 2013

It’s all in the Marks: Kalk’s Crossed-Arrows, ‘Erich Stauffer’ Used in Knockoffs

To collectors, well-seasoned or novice, the subject of determining a maker or origin of a piece can be very confusing if it is outside their […]

  • Dec 27 2011
  • 27 Dec 2011

The Appraiser’s Roadmap: Navigating the World of Marks

Many might wonder, when watching appraisers on the “Antiques Roadshow,” just how they can determine so much information by simply flipping a porcelain cup, silver […]

  • Dec 19 2011
  • 19 Dec 2011

Using Identification Marks: What’s a Kite Mark? Part II

Two different Kite/Diamond marks were used to identify various patterns that were registered in the United Kingdom, the first set—used from 1842-1867—was covered in part […]

  • Dec 12 2011
  • 12 Dec 2011

Using Identification Marks: What’s a Kite Mark? Part I

There are several ways to place an estimated date of production for factory-made pieces of pottery or porcelain: some involve the marks used by the […]

  • Nov 21 2011
  • 21 Nov 2011

Using Identification Marks: What’s a Rd. Number?

There are several ways to place an estimated date of production for factory-made pieces of pottery or porcelain. Some involve the marks used by the […]

  • Apr 13 2010
  • 13 Apr 2010

Furniture Labels: Telling the Makers, Retailers and Associations Apart

Furniture making in America in the 19th century ranged from the small shop, like that of Duncan Phyfe in downtown New York at the turn […]