Found 184 articles matching Ceramics category.
  • Feb 21 2017
  • 21 Feb 2017

Mark of the Week: Bordallo Pinheiro

We are all fortunate to have an incredible resource for identifying marks right at our fingertips. WorthPoint’s MAPS (Marks, Autographs, Patterns and Symbols) database has […]

  • Dec 29 2016
  • 29 Dec 2016

Royal Vienna Porcelain or 20th Century Knockoffs: Deciphering the ‘Bee Hive Mark’

One of the first rules one learns about buying, selling and collecting is “a little knowledge is a dangerous thing.” Appraisers and dealers are very […]

  • Dec 14 2016
  • 14 Dec 2016

Miniature Advertising Whiskey Jugs: Calling Card from America’s Past

If you’re a serious antique collector, you go to flea markets and yard sales, in addition to antique shows and auctions. When you’re seriously hardcore, […]

  • Nov 17 2016
  • 17 Nov 2016

Getting to Know You: Timothy & Angela Swift

Cruising on a warm summer night with the top down, listening to a favorite tune; smelling the musty, acrid odor of a full-to-the-ceiling antique store; […]

  • Nov 16 2016
  • 16 Nov 2016

The Antique Turkey Platter: Rarely Used Dish Could Pay for Christmas and then Some

It’s that time of year when family heirlooms are dragged out of their hiding places in china cabinets and buffets to serve on the table […]

  • Nov 3 2016
  • 3 Nov 2016

Mark of the Week: The Associated American Artists’ Stonelain Pottery

We are all fortunate to have an incredible resource for identifying marks right at our fingertips. WorthPoint’s MAPS (Marks, Autographs, Patterns and Symbols) database has […]

  • Oct 25 2016
  • 25 Oct 2016

Collecting the Royals: Kings, Queens and Pretenders to the Throne

His Majesty Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama IX of Thailand recently passed away after 70 years on the throne, the longest serving contemporary monarch. Quite beloved at […]

  • Oct 5 2016
  • 5 Oct 2016

Mark of the Week: A Sara Sax Rookwood Black Opal Vase

We are all fortunate to have an incredible resource for identifying marks right at our fingertips. WorthPoint’s MAPS (Marks, Autographs, Patterns and Symbols) database has […]

  • Sep 6 2016
  • 6 Sep 2016

Mark of the Week: Syracuse China Company’s Railway China

We are all fortunate to have an incredible resource for identifying marks right at our fingertips. WorthPoint’s MAPS (Marks, Autographs, Patterns and Symbols) database has […]

  • Sep 1 2016
  • 1 Sep 2016

Victorian Ointment Pot Lids – A Specialty Niche That’s Smart to Know About

Years ago, at an antiques show, a guy came up to my sales table of antique bottles and go-withs, and asked me if I had […]