Archive for November 2015

NOV
30
2015

"The Fleshly School of Poetry"

By mwilcox

The Fleshly School Of Poetry10

With books values are determined by the fame of the Author, the edition of it and it's rarity. This one was originally published a pamphlet, which at some point has been bound into a book. It was written by Robert Buchanan (1841-1901) and he...

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NOV
25
2015

Who's OEPIAG and EPIAG?

By mwilcox

Epage

I receive a great number of requests regarding pottery marked “OEPIAG” and “EPIAG”. Many wonder why there were so many marks used by them and where these potteries operated. But the facts are both were not individual potteries. Both OEPIAG and...

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NOV
09
2015

"Baoding Balls"

By mwilcox

Stressballs

These "Stress balls" or "Baoding balls" are a Chinese invention going back to Antiquity. They can be found constructed of virtually any material from plain carved bone to elaborate cloisonne. What these large "Marbles" are usually used for...

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