Found 113 articles matching Metals category.
  • 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 […]

  • Mar 17 2014
  • 17 Mar 2014

The Huge Influence of the Early 20th-Century Chinese Department Stores

??????: ????????????????? Department stores were first introduced to China in the late 19th century but they came in the guise of foreign chains or investors […]