How to Remove Stains from your Antique China, Pottery and Porcelain
Have you ever passed up purchasing a wonderful piece of art pottery, flow blue, transferware or any other collectable ceramic or porcelain because it had horrible crazing or other stains? I know I have. Condition, condition, condition is the mantra that has been drilled into our heads. Only buy the best when purchasing our collectables and antiques.
Pottery Museum of Red Wing now open in Factory’s Home Town
RED WING, Minn. – A new, world-class museum has opened in this Mississippi River town, born of the vision of a group of volunteers who form the Red Wing Collectors Society Foundation. More than 100 volunteers donated nearly 10,000 hours of time and expertise to bring the vast project—officially called the Pottery Museum of Red […]
Hongshan Culture Jade Ware Piece Could Reach $500,000 in Asian Arts Auction
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. – Despite heavy calcification and crystallization throughout, a Chinese Hongshan Culture jade ware piece a little more than a foot long and six inches wide is expected to bring a staggering $300,000 to $400,000 in the upcoming Fine Asian Carvings & Works of Art Auction, slated for Sept. 20 at Elite Decorative […]
Jomar Memorabilia Hits the Internet; Circus Collectors & Enthusiasts Rejoice
Unless you are a circus enthusiast, the name Jomar probably doesn’t mean anything to you. Even an experienced antique collector can rarely identify what it is. Mention Jomar to a circus history enthusiast, though, and he will immediately recognize the name of John Ringling’s private railroad car. The name “Jomar” was created by combining the […]