Found 177 articles matching Ceramics category.
  • Jun 23 2009
  • 23 Jun 2009

Sèvres: The History of Porcelain Fit for a King

There is a porcelain factory in France that in 1752 was designated as the Manufacture Royale de Porcelaine de France. France, no longer being a […]

  • Jun 23 2009
  • 23 Jun 2009

Rinker on Collectibles: What Does Bankruptcy Mean To Collectors?

The early January 2009 announcement that Waterford Wedgwood PLC is entering receivership, the British form of bankruptcy, is the latest indication the traditional 20th century […]

  • May 19 2009
  • 19 May 2009

The Origin of Royal Doulton Porcelain

Porcelain and china firms usually take their names from the company’s founder. In 1815, John Doulton became a partner with a widow named Martha Jones—whose […]

  • Apr 27 2009
  • 27 Apr 2009

One Cottage Industry Whose Wares Have Proved Timeless

Over the last few years collecting cottages, especially those made by the company Dept. 56—such as the Original Snow Village and the Dickens Village—as well […]

  • Apr 8 2009
  • 8 Apr 2009

Art of the Glaze: Collecting North Carolina Art Pottery

By A. Everette James, Jr. (All items shown in this article are availabe for purchase through GoAntiques.com. Click on the photos for individual item details) […]

  • Mar 23 2009
  • 23 Mar 2009

The Main Types of Under-Glaze Decorations in Japanese Porcelain

There are five main types of under-glaze decoration that were used in the Arita kilns: Blue and white, sometsuke in Japanese; Iron pigment, tetsue in […]

  • Feb 27 2009
  • 27 Feb 2009

Identifying Japanese Porcelain Types: Arita, Imari and Hizen

It can be confusing to try to figure out the different types of ware and the different terms used with porcelain from the Arita area […]

  • Feb 13 2009
  • 13 Feb 2009

Early Japanese Porcelain—the Beauty of ‘That which is Enough’

When looking at early- to mid-17th century porcelain from Europe and Asia, it is easy to think the level of technical craft in Japan was […]

  • Jan 24 2009
  • 24 Jan 2009

Chinese Export Porcelain’s Long Journey from Early China

By Lisa Marion WorthPoint Worthologist Many moons ago as a novice collector of porcelain, I thought that the phrase “Chinese Export Porcelain” meant to include […]

  • Jan 22 2009
  • 22 Jan 2009

Have an Ox-citing New Year

By Mark Jaffe While the economy may be dominated by talk of bulls and bears, when it comes to the Chinese New Year, which begins […]