Posts tagged “Market”

AUG
19
2015

Victorian Revival

By mwilcox

Vicrepro

This settee is in the Rococo Revival style, which was popular during the third Quarter of the 19th Century, but based on what I can see it's not a period Victorian example, but a later reproduction. During the big run up in values for Original...

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JUL
20
2015

"JPL Limoge" Punch Bowl

By mwilcox

Jplpunch

Based on the images, this Punch bowl with a green "The JPL France" mark is porcelain and dates from the turn of the 19th Century. The green "JPL France" mark was used c.1890-1932 by the Jean Pouyat Porcelain Factory, located in Limoges, France....

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MAY
21
2014

Mid-20th Century Japanese Ivory Chest Sets

By mwilcox

Chess1

Chess sets like this are quite modern as these things go, the marking “Made in Japan” generally date either just before World War II (1939) and the 1950s when trading relations resumed after the war. Most sets like this were made for the...

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SEP
28
2013

LUXURY ITEMS: GOOD INVESTMENTS?

By judith

Classiccar

September 29, 2013

Ever wonder how luxury items appreciate from year to year? Or not?

I am constantly hearing from appraisal clients who bought some item or other, expecting it to appreciate and were very upset to learn that it had not. This is...

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SEP
19
2013

Gutta Percha?

By admin

Gutta
One head scratcher of an item for new collectors are pieces that look like they were carved out of some sort of stone like slate/coal or unusual hard wood. These are generally smaller decorative items, such as cigar & pencil cases, photo...

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