Posts tagged “Victorian”

AUG
12
2015

"Cased Glass"

By mwilcox

Cased2

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
27
2015

Royal Vienna Teapot

By mwilcox

Rvteapot

This small teapot measures only 4 inches in height and is in the style of 19th Century Royal Vienna porcelain. The "Beehive" marking on it is generic to a number of German and Austrian companies producing pieces copying the work or the original...

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JUL
24
2015

Victorian Bronze Fountain Figures

By mwilcox

Bronzefountain

Based on the images this 40" tall Bronze figure was probably originally intended to be a “Fountain figure” for use in Victorian garden fountains or Conservatories, Circa 1875-1900. Some, like this one are designed in the style of Auguste Moreau...

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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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JUN
09
2015

Chatelaine Watch

By mwilcox

Chatwatch

Watches like this were often part of a Ladie's "Chatelaine". A Chatelaine is a decorative belt hook or clasp worn at the waist with a series of chains suspended from it. Each chain is mounted with a useful household appendage such as scissors,...

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JUN
03
2015

French Gothic Chair

By mwilcox

Frenchgothic

Gothic Style chairs of this type are extraordinarily difficult to evaluate from images, as chairs in this style have had several revivals in popularity. Most examples of this type are 19th Century Continental pieces originating from Italy or...

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MAY
09
2015

Reproduction Rococo Furniture

By mwilcox

Rocococopy

Based on the images, this piece is in the Rococo Revival style, but is not a Victorian period original. It's in what's sometimes called “Victorian Revival”, pieces that are designed after Victorian originals, but made at a later date. Rococo...

Tags : auction, Victorian, sell, and rococo
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APR
10
2015

Antique Patent Platfrom Rocker

By mwilcox

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Platform Rockers like this are often called “Patent Furniture” because quite often components or designs were protected from reproduction by other furniture makers by the original designer applying for patent protection. Platform rockers like...

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MAR
16
2015

Empire Pier Table

By mwilcox

EmpirepierBased on the image this is an Empire style "Pier Table" of a type popular circa 1825. Most like this are simplified versions made by Cabinet makers in smaller cities, based on more elaborate examples made in the larger urban setting like Boston or...

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MAR
12
2015

Antique Paper Mache

By mwilcox

Papermash

Paper mache was a popular construction material in the Victorian era. By the time Queen Victoria came to the throne in 1837, there were at least 25 companies producing papier mache items. The most common pieces were smaller pieces such as trays,...

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