Found 187 articles matching Ceramics category.
  • Jan 23 2013
  • 23 Jan 2013

Ask a Worthologist: The Mystery of the Hungarian-Italian Vase

Ben N. claims to know nothing about antiques; he just buys what he likes and, to date, he’s done very well when he’s researched what […]

  • Jan 17 2013
  • 17 Jan 2013

Hollywood Chiefs’ Rare Pre-Columbian Artworks Head to Auction

BOULDER COUNTY, Co. – Items from the pre-Columbian art collections of two Hollywood notables are set for auction on Feb. 1, including museum-quality pottery, carvings, […]

  • 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 […]