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The Collector’s Minute: Unmarked Porcelain Puzzles (8/24/10)
parisplate Unmarked 18th- & 19th-century porcelain is a puzzle to everyone, even among dealers and experts. Trying to attribute an … More >>


The Collector’s Minute: Royal Doulton Women’s Suffrage Ink Wells (7/26/10)
VIRAGO Every movement in history has its highs and lows captured in the decorative arts of the time, either as … More >>


The Collector’s Minute: Dutch Delft Pottery Charger (7/5/10)
This Dutch Delft plate was made by PZH (Plateelbakkerij Zuid-Holland), which was founded in the town of Gouda in South-Holland (Zuid-Holland) in 1898.  This is an example of a Dutch Delft pottery charger, designed to be hung as a decorative wall plate. Most … More >>


The Collector’s Minute: Wedgwood Black Basalt (6/29/10)
A pair of 19th-century Wedgwood wine & water ewers pieces in black basalt. Today, they are most likely found at auction and sell in the $5,000-$6.500 range.  These wine & water ewers are 19th-century Wedgwood pieces in what’s referred to as “black basalt,” a hard, black … More >>


The Collector’s Minute: Japanese Sumida Ware (6/15/10)
Examples of 19th-century Japanese export pottery called “Sumida ware.”Among the strangest pieces to came out of the Orient during the late 19th century are Japanese export pottery called … More >>


Cincinnati Pottery Before There Was Rookwood (5/11/10)
This wonderful Cincinnati yellow ware paneled water pitcher with Rockingam-type mottled brown glaze on a slip-cast body was made by William Bromley. The pitcher has floral scrollwork decoration and a female with harp below spout. The base has impressed Eagle mark with “Bromley & Co. Brighton Pottery Cin. Ohio.”For most antique lovers, the Rookwood Pottery of Cincinnati conjures up images of fine ceramics. Great decorators, combined with great … More >>


The Collector’s Minute: Fabulous Fakes No. 1 (2/25/10)
A United Wilson candelabra.One thing long-time dealers and collectors pick up over time is a “sixth sense” regarding the authenticity of a piece. … More >>


Love ’Em or Hate ’Em: Thomas Kinkade Christmas Figurines Abound (12/1/09)
Thomas Kinkade’s works are like liver and onions: either you like him or you hate him.I received a note from a collector of Thomas Kinkade figurines who receives a new one every two months, thanks … More >>


Hungary for Herend Classical China? Pristine Porcelain is Nation’s Pride (11/3/09)
A Herend Rothschild large bird teapot, featuring two different bird motifs (there are 12 Rothschild Oiseaux motifs) and scattered butterflies, circa 1915-1930.The Herend Manufactory (as it call itself) has a long and exalted history in Hungary—its country of origin—with its reputation … More >>


Know Your America: Geography through Souvenir Pottery, Plates and the Rest (10/8/09)
An example of a Rowland & Marsellus Co. Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition commemorative blue transferware plate, ca. 1909. The exposition was held in Seattle in 1909 and the face decoration depicts various Seattle and area landmarks. From lovely plates and delicate pitchers to decorative trinket boxes and figural animals, souvenir pottery was proudly displayed in American … More >>


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