Found 114 articles matching Metals category.
  • Jun 28 2014
  • 28 Jun 2014

The Influence of the Triads on the Decorative Arts in China

Incongruous as it may seem, the tumultuous changes in the social order in China and Hong Kong in the early 20th century would probably not […]

  • Jun 5 2014
  • 5 Jun 2014

Chinese Export Silver and the Enlightened Renaissance

Chinese Export Silver always adapted to the realities of Chinese history. It was, after all, a product of that history, as such, that it has […]

  • May 13 2014
  • 13 May 2014

Chinese Export Silver: The East-West Divide

??????:?????? Worthologist Adrien von Ferscht investigates the dichotomy of preference by Chinese collectors of Chinese Export Silver for items in the high Chinese style over […]

  • Apr 14 2014
  • 14 Apr 2014

The Enamel Revival Phenomenon and its Relationship to Chinese Export Silver

??????: ??????? The art of cloisonné is often looked upon as a Chinese art and, in some respects, it is a correct assumption. However, cloisonné, […]

  • Apr 10 2014
  • 10 Apr 2014

The Important Glasgow Connection to Canton and Chinese Export Silver

??????: ??????? There are more similarities between the early 19th-century port cities of Glasgow, Scotland, and Canton, China, than one might think, apart from the […]

  • Mar 25 2014
  • 25 Mar 2014

Chinese Export Silver: The 19th-Century Phenomenon Equivalent to the iPad!

The 1842 Treaty of Nanking broke the habit of a lifetime; after more than 2,500 years, China could no longer be the closely guarded introspective […]

  • Mar 20 2014
  • 20 Mar 2014

Estate Sale Misidentification Almost leads to Melting of $33M Fabergé Egg

What a difference a few minutes of research can make. If you haven’t heard by now, collectors around the globe are talking about the discovery […]

  • Mar 18 2014
  • 18 Mar 2014

Cottone Auctions Sale to Feature Works by Greatest Names in the Art World

GENESEO N.Y – Works by some of the greatest names of 19th- and 20th-century art will be part of Cottone Auctions’ annual Winter Fine Art […]

  • Mar 17 2014
  • 17 Mar 2014

Collector’s Minute: Isidore Jules Bonheur Sculptures

Sculptor Isidore Jules Bonheur was born on May 15, 1827, in Bordeaux, France, to a well-known family of artists. Isidore’s first salon entry was a […]

  • Mar 17 2014
  • 17 Mar 2014

Ask a Worthologist: The ‘Thrift Store’ Bowl

Gerald S. found this silver bowl at a second-hand shop. It wasn’t until ?later that looked at he looked closer and decided to find out […]