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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 >>

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Marwal Bull, Reed and Barton Bells, Heisey Syrup Pitcher (9/23/09)
Harry RinkerQUESTION: I own a large plaster of Paris sculpture of a bull that is painted dark brown. An impressed … More >>

German-made Jasperware: Easy to Find & Underappreciated (8/25/09)
This German-made Jasperware, like this plaque depicting classical scenes, are very unappreciated items and often sell in the $80-$200 range at auction.“Jasperware” was originally developed by Josiah Wedgwood during the mid 1700′s. The Wedgwood company was one of the most innovative … More >>

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Royal Winton, Baffle Ball, Blenko Vase (8/18/09)
harry-rinker2QUESTION: I inherited a luncheon set consisting of six plates, six cups and saucers, teapot, creamer, and sugar, in … More >>

How to Detect Repaired Porcelain, Art Pottery & Clay Pieces (8/10/09)
Chips on the top rim of this Weller Art Pottery vase were professionally and invisibly restored by Old World Restorations, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio.Antiques and collectibles enthusiasts often find themselves frequenting community charity auctions, local antique shows, neighborhood garage sales and internet web … More >>

Expert Appraisers Miss ‘Great Find’ Hiding in Plain Sight (8/10/09)
Will Seippel, the founder, CEO and president of WorthPoint, recently discovered a pair of these 18th-century Sevres end pieces at an estate sale after many people passed them over, including a pair of expert appraisers, who tagged them at $125 each. Their true value is much, much more.Just as the everyday collector hopes to come across a Great Find—an item bypassed by many, purchased for a pittance … More >>

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