Found 114 articles matching Metals category.
  • Jul 8 2013
  • 8 Jul 2013

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Joe Namath Football Passer Toy

QUESTION: I recently rediscovered my Joe Namath Passer, a plastic toy standing approximately two feet tall and which could “pass” a plastic football across the […]

  • Jul 8 2013
  • 8 Jul 2013

Floral Tours De Force: Wang Hing’s Chinese Export Silver

???????????? I have decided I must be a very privileged person. Not only am I constantly viewing outstanding items of silver as my academic research […]

  • Jun 30 2013
  • 30 Jun 2013

WE WE WC: The Consummate Georgian Silversmith of Canton

?????????????? I write prodigiously about Chinese Export Silver and, if I lived in an ideal world, I would like to think that gradually I am […]

  • Jun 25 2013
  • 25 Jun 2013

Antiques Auction Forum Podcast: Fabergé Revealed at the Peabody Essex Museum

In this week’s installment of the Antiques Auction Forum podcast, Martin Willis hosts a fascinating discussion with Dean Lahikainen, Peabody Essex Museum’s Carolyn and Peter […]

  • Jun 21 2013
  • 21 Jun 2013

The Tale of a Hidden Chinese Export Silver Gem

?????????????? Being a regular contributor to WorthPoint has its benefits—for me, that is! My main source of research tangents comes from people sharing images of […]

  • Jun 20 2013
  • 20 Jun 2013

Lawn Art: The Oft-Overlooked Value in Estates

In American popular culture, the kitsch surrounding pink flamingo lawn ornaments appears universal. Mention such ornaments and visions of trailer parks in Baltimore come to […]

  • Jun 15 2013
  • 15 Jun 2013

Q & A with Harry Rinker: Sterling Silver & Tortoiseshell Cigar Box

QUESTION: I have an English sterling silver cigarette box with a tortoiseshell lid. It measures approximately 7 inches by 4 inches by 3 inches. Since […]

  • Jun 4 2013
  • 4 Jun 2013

The Shanghai Jazz Age as Depicted through Silver Cocktail Shakers

????????? Shanghai in the 1920s was New York without the speakeasies! It was a city ready, ripe and totally made for the Jazz Age, and […]

  • Jun 3 2013
  • 3 Jun 2013

A Double Eagle Treasure: Collection Lanson Champagne Captures Nearly $1 Million

Normally when coin collectors think of lost gold treasures, especially when it pertains to the glorious Double Eagle or $20 gold piece, the more prestigious of […]

  • May 31 2013
  • 31 May 2013

Chinese Clouds Have always had Silver Linings! China Puts a Large Value on Silver

Historically, silver has always had a greater value within China than anywhere else in the world. Today, as with most things Chinese, we find history […]