Like many successful businesses, one of the most prominent late 19th and early 20th century ceramics and pottery companies was created from a hobby.
Rutherford B. Hayes Commemorative China
On occasion, online auction companies have offered a uniquely produced piece of White House china service from the Administration of Rutherford B. Hayes from 1877 to 1881.
The Eisenhower Birthday Plate
Sometimes in the world of collectibles there is an event item that is made specifically and only for that special time and then there is a commemorative item that was not made officially for the event, but instead honors the event itself. For example, the official inaugural medal for a president’s swearing in recognizes the event officially. Another company produces its own inaugural medal
Nineteenth Century Chalkware
The origin of antique American chalkware is generally attributed to the Pennsylvania Dutch, first appearing in the mid 1800’s as a low-cost decorative alternative to […]