Posts tagged “Sold”

JUN
25
2015

Baccarat

By mwilcox

Bacbottle

Baccarat received its first royal commission in 1823. This began a lengthy line of commissions for royalty and heads of state throughout the world. In 1855 Baccarat won its first gold medal at the Worlds Fair in Paris. Baccarat first began...

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JAN
25
2015

Antique Porcelain Armorial Plates

By mwilcox

Quainlong

Antique Armorial plates of course get their name from the fact that they were designed to display a families Coat of Arms, or “Amorial”, which were considered a mark of quality and ties to Royal families or services rendered to them. Armorial...

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NOV
28
2014

Air France Map

By mwilcox

Airfrance

With maps of this type for Air France and other airlines, a great deal of their value depends on condition, vintage, rarity and novelty, this one dates from 1952. The artist who did the original, Lucien Boucher (1889-1971), produced a large...

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OCT
06
2013

Charles Cumberworth (1811-1852) Bronze

By mwilcox

Cumber

This piece is by Charles Cumberworth (1811-1852), a French sculptor, who like many of the period produced Decorative Art bronzes designed to appeal to the growing middle class eagar to display their new found wealth. Cumberworth entered the...

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SEP
10
2013

Rosenthal Porcelain & “Prof T. Karner”

By admin

Karnerhorse

The marking “Prof T. Karner” on a Rosentahl porcelain figurine indicates the original creator was Professor Theodor Karner (1884-1966). Rosenthal, a company well-known for its high-quality porcelain figurines remains in production to this day....

Tags : karner, auction, Rosenthal, sell, and sold
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