Archive for January 2015

JAN
19
2015

Haviland Dinner Service

By mwilcox

Havecheap

This Porcelain dinner service for 12 is by Theodore Haviland. Haviland is best known for its French porcelain, but few are aware they also began production of porcelain in North America in 1936. Up until this point in time the majority of...

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JAN
16
2015

Art Deco Bar Cabinet

By mwilcox

Barcabinet

This piece is a Art Deco style bar cabinet, dating from the mid 1930's, these are generally Continental pieces made in Germany or France prior to World War Two. Art Deco style is currently quite popular, originally made from the mid 1920's to the...

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JAN
12
2015

Antique Bronze Lion?

By mwilcox

Fakelion

Bronze Lion figures like this were often used as door way guardians outside public building during the 19th Century, generally as a pair, one on the left, the other on the right. They can be found seated, standing, pacing or lying down positions....

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JAN
09
2015

Antique Wall Clock

By mwilcox

Tobias

This antique wall clock is what generically referred to as a “Vienna Regulator”, after the fact the bulk of them were made in Germany/Austria. These tend to date from the last quarter of the 19th Century, most having some elements of the Art...

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JAN
08
2015

Antique Art Nouveau Antique Centerpiece

By mwilcox

Royalduxfigvase

This Antique Art Nouveau centerpiece vase is by 'Royal Dux'. The company was originally founded in 1853 in Duchov (Dux) in what's now the Czech Republic. The company's original production was not the Art Nouveau style pottery and figurines it's...

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JAN
03
2015

Jane Austen's “Sense & Sensibility”

By mwilcox

Sense2

With books it's all about “Author, edition and condition”, meaning that first edition books in great condition by a famous Author as a general rule are the most sought after. The volume above, Jane Austen's “Sense & Sensibility” was...

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