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Yamaguchi (10/26/08)
I just got back from a three day trip to Yamaguchi in the West of Japan. From my house roughly 8 hours by car with my family. It was the first time I have been there. It is well known for the hot springs that are everywhere. I took the waters and thought of Baden Baden. More >>


Oribe tea bowl (10/18/08)
Book leaf.This is an Oribe tea bowl from the Momoyama period, 1467-1603. It doesn’t have any chips or other defects. The box says Kohori Kishinan, previously known as Somei Masanori, see http://www.enshuryu.com/e-enshuryu.htm. I am unsure of the reading for his given name. Mr. Kohori was the 11th. head of the Enshu Ryu school of tea、see http://www.enshuryu.com/e-index.htm. More >>


Valuable Majolica earthenware hiding in plain sight (10/14/08)
George Jones majolica pedestal & jardinière, circa 1870 Valuable Majolica earthenware hiding in plain sight By Sherri Hall-Wilcox More >>


Japanese Antique “Smalls” (10/13/08)
Greetings, all! I started out collecting Lladró Spanish porcelain, which quickly led me to other areas, including Asian porcelains. I started out with Chinese porcelains but quickly learned that the field of Japanese porcelains was more rewarding because it was somewhat easier to ascertain the correct origin and age of items than it is with Chinese porcelains. More >>


rookwood vase #925B (10/11/08)
I AM LOOKING FOR INPUT ABOUT MY VASE IT IS 12.5 INCHES TALL AND 4.5 INCHES ACROSS THE OPENING IT IS DARK BROWN TO DARK GREEN WITH ORANGE TULIPS OR POPPIES ON IT . IF YOU HAVE ANY INFO PLEASE REPLY TO fhall052@yahoo.com More >>


Chinese Export Porcelain’s fascinating journey from early china (10/10/08)
Pair of Chinese Export vases with Mandarin and Famile Rose decoration, circa 18th centuryChinese Export Porcelain’s Fascinating Journey from early china By Lisa Marion of Marks4Antiques More >>


DISNEY PLATES (10/6/08)
HELLO I HAVE SOME DISNEY PLATES THAT I AM SELLING FOR 5,500.00AND THERE ARE NICES PLATES I HAD THEM FOR ALONG TIME BUT I AM MOVE IN JUST WANT TO SELL THEM IF YOU WANT YOU CAN HAVE ALL 5 FOR 5,500.00 AND YOU CAN GET FREE SHIPPEN TO YOU HOUSE BUT I NEED THE FULL AMOUNT OK OF 5,500.00 OK THANK YOU AND HAVE A NICE DAY OK THANK YOU More >>


Fake Porcelain Marks: Recognizing Forged or imitation Marks on Ceramics (10/1/08)
Fake GARDNER mark (probably China)  - ca 1980s - PresentIdentifying porcelain is more than just “reading” a mark. It involves careful consideration of many elements to confirm correct age and authenticity. There are thousands of Porcelain marks and even experienced collectors and antiques dealers can have difficulty in determining whether an item is new, and avoid costly mistakes. More >>


TYPES OF PORCELAIN: Hard Paste, Soft Paste, and Bone China (10/1/08)
PARIAN WARE Bust (Ott & Brewer, Germany, 19thC) The broad term "ceramics" usually refers to items made of fired clay. Ceramics are further divided in several categories, the primary ones being Earthenware, Stoneware and Porcelain. The main differences in these three are the temperatures at which they are fired in the kiln and the specific composition of their component materials. More >>


Dating Faience Pottery (10/1/08)
A late 19thC polychrome Faience Plate from the Rouen region of FranceFaience pottery, also known as Fayence in France, is often used as a synonym to Majolica because of their similar appearance and use of tin glaze. Yet, most collectors distinguish Faience pottery by their characteristic polychrome (multi-colored) designs and mostly white background, whereas Majolica tends to have decoration all over along with pronounced raised decorative details (relief). More >>


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