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  • Apr 27 2009
  • 27 Apr 2009

One Cottage Industry Whose Wares Have Proved Timeless

Over the last few years collecting cottages, especially those made by the company Dept. 56—such as the Original Snow Village and the Dickens Village—as well […]

  • Mar 23 2009
  • 23 Mar 2009

The Main Types of Under-Glaze Decorations in Japanese Porcelain

There are five main types of under-glaze decoration that were used in the Arita kilns: Blue and white, sometsuke in Japanese; Iron pigment, tetsue in […]

  • Feb 27 2009
  • 27 Feb 2009

Identifying Japanese Porcelain Types: Arita, Imari and Hizen

It can be confusing to try to figure out the different types of ware and the different terms used with porcelain from the Arita area […]

  • Feb 13 2009
  • 13 Feb 2009

Early Japanese Porcelain—the Beauty of ‘That which is Enough’

When looking at early- to mid-17th century porcelain from Europe and Asia, it is easy to think the level of technical craft in Japan was […]

  • Jan 24 2009
  • 24 Jan 2009

Chinese Export Porcelain’s Long Journey from Early China

By Lisa Marion WorthPoint Worthologist Many moons ago as a novice collector of porcelain, I thought that the phrase “Chinese Export Porcelain” meant to include […]

  • Jan 3 2009
  • 3 Jan 2009

Highboys and Weathervanes Most Likely to Weather the Stormy Economy

For those of you who faithfully read this column, you know that my first column of the New Year is devoted to gazing at a […]

  • Dec 26 2008
  • 26 Dec 2008

Porcelain Figurines: Antiques or Reproductions?

No one item is more misunderstood than porcelain figurines. The trouble starts, I suppose, from the fact that certain styles have been reproduced since European […]

  • Nov 30 2008
  • 30 Nov 2008

‘Red Flag Law’ Figurine

‘Red Flag Law’ Figurine

By Dave Bausch

Automobilia art objects take several forms, some are made just for pleasure to the eye, but others were made to tell a story or help record a historic event. This art item was made to tell a story about “Red Flag Law.”

  • Nov 17 2008
  • 17 Nov 2008

Shoki Imari

The 15th. of every month the Nara Antique Dealers auction takes place in Nara. It is a 4-6 hour event that sees the auctioning of hundreds of lots. This last Saturday these Shoki Imari soba chokos passed through. As a side note, even though they are now called soba chokos, in their time they were called chokus.

  • Nov 6 2008
  • 6 Nov 2008

Automobilia China Part Two


Automobilia China Part Two

By David Bausch