Posts tagged “19th Century”

MAR
11
2014

19th Century Kitchen Aids- Cabbage Cutter

By mwilcox

Cabbage Cutter

Labor saving devices like this cabbage cutter bench are more curiosities of “days gone by” than valuable collector's items. The humble cabbage was a mainstay in the diet of many Americans prior to World War I and beyond. Before refrigeration and...

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NOV
20
2013

"It looks like Meissen"

By mwilcox

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It's not uncommon for a famous company to have its product copied or its trademark plagerized to trade on their good name. A lot of this went on during the last quarter of the 19th Century In Europe, as smaller potteries and decorating studios...

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AUG
10
2013

Antique, but not as old as you think.

By admin

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Quite often we get requests from clients who are convinced that what they have is a genuine Antique, in some cases they are right and wrong at the same time. Such is the case of this "Windsor chair". At first glance from the back of an auction...

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