Archive for July 2015

JUL
05
2015

K & A Krautheim Dinner Ware

By mwilcox

K & A Krautheim

The K & A Krautheim, Selb, mark on this set dates from 1922-1945. After 1945, the word Franconia was added to the mark. In terms of replacement value, demand for sets like this is currently very weak, a result of downsizing by the Baby Boom...

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JUL
03
2015

Drexel French Provincial

By mwilcox

Drex2

This Mid 20th Century French Provincial style dining room suite is by Drexel Heritage. "French Provincial", is a simplified version of 18th Century Louis XV furniture. This style was extremely popular, produced during the turn of the 19th...

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JUL
01
2015

Jean Pouyat Porcelain Flower Pot

By mwilcox

Limpot

This flowerpot is porcelain and dates from the turn of the 19th Century. Hand painted pieces like these are generally what's referred to as "Studio Pottery", getting it's name from the fact most pottery of this type was produced by small...

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JUL
01
2015

Cased Glass Vase

By mwilcox

Cased

Cased glass of this type is often attributed to the Fenton, Phoenix or Consolidated Glass companies, but we have no reference sources to verify that for this piece. This piece though would be closest to examples by Fenton than the other two....

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JUL
01
2015

Eastlake Desk

By mwilcox

Eastdesk

This desk appears to date 1875-85 and is loosely based on the Eastlake Style, first popularized by Charles Eastlake in his book "Hints on Household Taste" in 1868. Desks like this were made right up to the 1890's, but in oak, birch or maple the...

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