Found 177 articles matching Ceramics category.
  • May 4 2008
  • 4 May 2008

Kentucky Derby Dishes – Mary Alice Hadley

For hundreds of collectors, the Kentucky Derby means entertaining with treasured pieces of M.A. Hadley pottery.

  • May 1 2008
  • 1 May 2008

pottery

Pottery from Mesa Verde…Utilitarian..Pueblo II time period…dated 950-1050 A.D.

  • Apr 30 2008
  • 30 Apr 2008

What is Cloissone?

Cloisonné is a form of enamelware that began in Beijing in the 13th century. During my stay in China, I had the opportunity to visit the Yu Long Friendship Store (www.bjdayi.com), a facility in Beijing where fine cloisonné is manufactured and sold.

  • Apr 29 2008
  • 29 Apr 2008

GRAVY BOWL

MY HUSBAND FOUND A GRAVY BOWL MADE BY JOHANN HAVILAND. IT HAS GOLD TRIM AND FLOWERS ON IT. TRYING TO FIND OUT VAULE OF IT. SOMEONE HELP.

  • Apr 28 2008
  • 28 Apr 2008

Antiquing Adventures: McCoy Pottery Teaches the Value of Showing Up

Vintage McCoy Pottery Vase with Leaves recently sold on eBay for $43.99. There were 7 bids.
It does my heart good when I see something I have taught come true with my own eyes. In this case, finding treasure where other people dare not to trod makes a great subject for today’s blog.

  • Apr 27 2008
  • 27 Apr 2008

When Cost Doesn’t Matter: The China Syndrome

In the antique business, when cost doesn’t matter, prices soar and the market is chaotic.

In March, a white jade Chinese vase – valued at about $40,000 – went on the block at Elders Fine Art & Antiques and sold at auction by iGavel to an off-shore, Asian collector for $300,000.

  • Apr 24 2008
  • 24 Apr 2008

M. PURKISS BOWL

I HAVE OBTAINED AN M. PURKISS BOWL – THE BOWL IS SIGNED ON THE BOTTOM AND THERE IS A LITTLE STICKER THAT SAYS NO DUPLICATES – THE BOWL IS NUMBERED – I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW IF THIS BOWL HAS ANY VALUE.

  • Apr 18 2008
  • 18 Apr 2008

Flow Blue China: An Error that Paid Off

I had a special request to do a blog about Flow Blue from Joann Woodall of the Wagon Wheel Antiques Co. Joann is one of the people from whom I purchased the wonderful pottery at the Arlington Park Antique Show. I am always looking for items of interest to write about, so in the future, please email any requests you might have.

  • Apr 11 2008
  • 11 Apr 2008

Arita Pottery

Hi, I’m Elise and I now live in Amsterdam. When I was in my twenties I lived in Japan for seven years. I wasn’t a geisha or anything like that. I led a rock and roll life as a music journalist and impresario.

  • Apr 7 2008
  • 7 Apr 2008

Networking Pays Off in Antique Show Finds

Daryle Lambert’ 31 Club Blog: