Found 88 articles matching Porcelain category.
  • Apr 5 2017
  • 5 Apr 2017

From the Worthologist’s File: High-Relief Capodimonte Centerpiece Bowl

One of the advantages of being an appraiser is the sheer volume of incredible things one comes across on a weekly basis. Not all are […]

  • Apr 3 2017
  • 3 Apr 2017

Raise a Toast to the Iconic British Drinking Vessel—The Toby Jug

Everyone in Britain has seen or maybe even owns a Toby jug, and although they are collected worldwide, it is much more of a novelty […]

  • Dec 29 2016
  • 29 Dec 2016

Royal Vienna Porcelain or 20th Century Knockoffs: Deciphering the ‘Bee Hive Mark’

One of the first rules one learns about buying, selling and collecting is “a little knowledge is a dangerous thing.” Appraisers and dealers are very […]

  • Oct 25 2016
  • 25 Oct 2016

Collecting the Royals: Kings, Queens and Pretenders to the Throne

His Majesty Bhumibol Adulyadej, Rama IX of Thailand recently passed away after 70 years on the throne, the longest serving contemporary monarch. Quite beloved at […]

  • Aug 22 2016
  • 22 Aug 2016

Kintsugi Techniques: A Detailed Look at the Art of Repair

There is a boom going on in the Japanese art of repair called kintsugi. A quick search on the Internet will turn up links to […]

  • Jun 12 2016
  • 12 Jun 2016

Mark of the Week: Moritz Zdekauer Porcelain

We are all fortunate to have an incredible resource for identifying marks right at our fingertips.  WorthPoint’s MAPS (Marks, Autographs, Patterns and Symbols) database has […]

  • May 26 2016
  • 26 May 2016

Rinker on Collectibles: Saving Grandma’s China and Mom’s Dinnerware Service

The question is the same whether it arrives as an email or asked during an appraisal clinic or personal clinic: “The kids do not want […]

  • Apr 7 2016
  • 7 Apr 2016

Q and A with Harry Rinker: Chinese Porcelain Vase with Da Qing Qianlong Nian Zhi Marks

QUESTION: I have a 13 ½-inch-high Chinese vase that my father, J. R. Rickenback, Jr., received during his service in the Second World War. The […]

  • Apr 5 2016
  • 5 Apr 2016

How to Detect Repaired Porcelain, Art Pottery & Clay Pieces

Antiques and collectibles enthusiasts often find themselves frequenting community charity auctions, local antique shows, neighborhood garage sales and internet web sites searching for their next […]

  • Dec 4 2015
  • 4 Dec 2015

Victorian Trash for Christmas: A Fine Pin Cushion Doll

For almost 40 years, I have been on my hands and knees, digging through trash. It is to the point where more people know me […]