Found 111 articles matching Metals category.
  • Mar 11 2014
  • 11 Mar 2014

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: The $10-Million Gold Coin Hoard Find

In this edition of the Antiques Auction Forum, I host an exciting interview with Kagins Inc.’s, Donald Kagin, PhD, and David McCarthy, who are handling […]

  • Mar 7 2014
  • 7 Mar 2014

Wang Hing: Discovering the True Identity of a Silversmithing Genius

宏興: 發現一個天才的真正身份 The 1842 Treaty of Nanking became the catalyst for many changes in Canton; not only had a new order had been established in […]

  • Mar 3 2014
  • 3 Mar 2014

A Very Chinese Purim Spiel: Chinese Export Silver Megillot

非常中國式的普珥節話劇 To many people, it will seem incongruous that a 19th-century Chinese silversmith in Canton would have created a megillah, but it’s not as strange […]

  • Feb 28 2014
  • 28 Feb 2014

Catherine the Great Owned the Ultimate Collection of Chinese Silver Filigree Works

中國出口銀器: 凱薩琳大帝來了 Catherine the Great could never be called a simple girl; to do so would be a gross understatement of the reality that was […]

  • Feb 27 2014
  • 27 Feb 2014

$10M ‘Saddle Ridge Hoard’ Gold Coin Treasure Rocks Numismatic World

Whether it was fate or purely by accident, February seems to be a great month for prospecting for gold. Two years ago in February a […]

  • Feb 25 2014
  • 25 Feb 2014

Combining Chinese Export Silver with other Metals was Rare, but Beautiful

中國出口銀器也玩重金屬 It would be perfectly logical to expect Chinese Export Silver to be exactly what it says on the can; silver made for the export […]

  • Feb 7 2014
  • 7 Feb 2014

Chinese Export Silver: Discovering the New Master Silversmith of Shanghai

中國出口銀器: 發現上海的新銀匠大師 Having researched Chinese Export Silver for well over three years now, I was quick to realize very early on that anything connected with […]

  • Feb 5 2014
  • 5 Feb 2014

Revered, Yet a Rarity—The Horse as a Chinese Decorative Motif

中國出口銀器: 以馬為紋飾, 被推祟但罕見 Greetings to a new year: the Year of the Horse; the seventh Chinese sign of the zodiac. The Horse is a traditional […]

  • Jan 30 2014
  • 30 Jan 2014

Chicago’s Randolph Street Market offers a Warm Reception despite Winter’s Chill

Just a day before I was to fly out to the January Wonderful Winter Market at the Randolph Street Market for WorthPoint, I got a […]

  • Jan 28 2014
  • 28 Jan 2014

The Longest Tea Party the World’s Ever Seen! Part 2

中國出口銀器: 有史以來最長的茶具 之二 We continue the story of the inextricable link between the China Tea Trade and Chinese Export Silver—which began last week with this […]