Found 176 articles matching Ceramics category.
  • Jan 3 2013
  • 3 Jan 2013

It’s all in the Marks: Kalk’s Crossed-Arrows, ‘Erich Stauffer’ Used in Knockoffs

To collectors, well-seasoned or novice, the subject of determining a maker or origin of a piece can be very confusing if it is outside their […]

  • Dec 19 2011
  • 19 Dec 2011

Using Identification Marks: What’s a Kite Mark? Part II

Two different Kite/Diamond marks were used to identify various patterns that were registered in the United Kingdom, the first set—used from 1842-1867—was covered in part […]

  • Dec 12 2011
  • 12 Dec 2011

Using Identification Marks: What’s a Kite Mark? Part I

There are several ways to place an estimated date of production for factory-made pieces of pottery or porcelain: some involve the marks used by the […]

  • Nov 28 2011
  • 28 Nov 2011

Ask A Worthologist Question: Roseville Vase

Jeff A. found an unusual vase he thinks is Art Nouveau. He recently bought it at an antique store because he liked its design. His […]

  • Nov 7 2011
  • 7 Nov 2011

Ask A Worthologist Question: Rosenthal Art Deco Urn

Stella B. picked up this Rosenthal urn at a church bazaar, in a box complete with plastic roses for $40 and stuffed with newspapers circa, […]

  • Oct 24 2011
  • 24 Oct 2011

Ask A Worthologist Question: Art Nouveau-Style Chocolate Service Set

WorthPoint member Denise A. has what she was told is a coffee set that dates from the late 1800s, the former property of a relative […]

  • Aug 29 2011
  • 29 Aug 2011

Unloved Antiques: Dragonware Tea Set

The ninth item in this series of “Unloved Antiques” is Dragonware. The tea set above is a good example of this Japanese pottery. Dragonware is […]

  • Aug 22 2011
  • 22 Aug 2011

Ask A Worthologist Question: Rosenthal Figurine

James M. spotted this Rosenthal figurine in a box lot of odds and ends at a country auction last year and bought the box for […]

  • Aug 15 2011
  • 15 Aug 2011

Dining with Antiques – White House China

In the United States, official state dinners are formal events hosted by the President in honor of visiting heads of foreign governments. Ceremonial in nature, […]

  • Aug 2 2011
  • 2 Aug 2011

Dining with Antiques – Dinner with Salvador Dali

“At the age of 6 I wanted to be a cook,” wrote Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali in his 1942 autobiography. “At 7 I wanted to […]