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  • Feb 14 2013
  • 14 Feb 2013

It’s All In the Marks: Dating Royal Copenhagen Figurines

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

  • 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 […]

  • May 11 2011
  • 11 May 2011

Unloved Antiques: Commemorative Whiskey Decanters

The fourth item in this series of “Unloved Antiques”  (previous editions focused on Collector Plates, antique Singer Sewing Machines and vintage Decorator Prints) and is […]

  • Apr 18 2011
  • 18 Apr 2011

Ask A Worthologist Question: Rosenthal Porcelain Horse

Sandra B. bought this porcelain figure at an auction two years ago, but because as she was moving, it was packed away soon after she […]

  • Jan 25 2011
  • 25 Jan 2011

Developing a Passion for Collecting Chinese Porcelain

Are you a collector or are you in an accumulating phase? I interviewed Arnoldus Wilhelmus Johannes Jacobs—who likes to be called Arno Jacobs (or just […]