Found 187 articles matching Ceramics category.
  • 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 […]

  • Dec 20 2010
  • 20 Dec 2010

Collector’s Minute: Christmas Plates

Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without all the tradition and decorations. Precious memories stored away in boxes attics and basements along with the tinsel, ornaments and […]

  • Dec 14 2010
  • 14 Dec 2010

Ask A Worthologist Question: Rookwood Vellum Plaque

Vale E. has an unusual piece she inherited four years ago. Not knowing exactly what she had, she engaged “Ask a Worthologist” service. The question […]

  • Dec 7 2010
  • 7 Dec 2010

Ask A Worthologist Question: Dresser-Designed Minton Porcelain Vase

Anne J. has a piece of porcelain that her grandfather had picked up in England during the Second World War. Looking for a value before […]

  • Nov 16 2010
  • 16 Nov 2010

Collector’s Minute: Ivorex and Plaster Plaques

Appraisers & dealers often run across odd items that their owners are convinced are made of some exotic, hand-carved material such as marble or ivory. […]

  • Nov 2 2010
  • 2 Nov 2010

Face Jugs: A Uniquely Southern Collectible with a Mysterious Origin

Bulging, uneven eyes and pointed teeth may not sound like desirable facial attributes, but in the world of face jugs, sometimes the uglier the better. […]

  • Sep 27 2010
  • 27 Sep 2010

Ask A Worthologist Question: Dutch Delft Tiles

When Jennifer T. bought a house, she found some ceramic tiles wrapped in Dutch newspapers. Having seen similar tiles in auction catalogs, Jennifer engaged WorthPoint’s […]

  • Sep 15 2010
  • 15 Sep 2010

The Collector’s Minute: Wedgwood American Views Plates

It might seem strange, but the country that was the largest producer of pottery depicting American heroes of the Revolution, their homes and famous land […]

  • Aug 24 2010
  • 24 Aug 2010

The Collector’s Minute: Unmarked Porcelain Puzzles

Unmarked 18th- & 19th-century porcelain is a puzzle to everyone, even among dealers and experts. Trying to attribute an unmarked piece at first glance can […]

  • Jul 26 2010
  • 26 Jul 2010

The Collector’s Minute: Royal Doulton Women’s Suffrage Ink Wells

Every movement in history has its highs and lows captured in the decorative arts of the time, either as heroic statuary and dramatic portraiture to […]