Posts tagged “Insurance”

JAN
08
2015

Antique Art Nouveau Antique Centerpiece

By mwilcox

Royalduxfigvase

This Antique Art Nouveau centerpiece vase is by 'Royal Dux'. The company was originally founded in 1853 in Duchov (Dux) in what's now the Czech Republic. The company's original production was not the Art Nouveau style pottery and figurines it's...

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SEP
26
2014

Antique Oak Office Desk

By mwilcox

Oakdesk

This antique oak office desk was made by Kilgour and Liddell and dates from the late 19th century. We tracked down the maker as listed in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne's business directories in the 1870s. Desks of this type were generally made for the...

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SEP
10
2014

Antique Turtle Back Bellows

By mwilcox

Bellows

Most decorative antique “turtle back” bellows like this one are actually far newer than they appear, most are late Victorian examples, but the style was revived in the 1920s during the popularity of the Colonial revival style. The bellows...

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AUG
26
2014

Antique Eastlake Style desk

By mwilcox

Eastlake Desk

This desk appears to date to 1875-1885 and is based on the "Eastlake Style," first popularized by English designer Charles Eastlake in his book "Hints on Household Taste" in 1868. In this influential book he rejected the ornate decorations...

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AUG
26
2014

Dayagi Book Rack

By mwilcox

Dayagi2

Dayagi has produced a wide variety of modern design menorahs, bookends, coasters, and trivets. We have very little information on the company, but products with this company name regularly appear in the secondary and auction markets. It's easy to...

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AUG
25
2014

Antique Victorian Games Table

By mwilcox

Gamestable2

This walnut "games table, " with its flip-top and vase form turned legs dates from the third quarter of the 19th century. Most pieces like this were produced by the smaller furniture factories that were beginning to mechanize production beginning...

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AUG
18
2014

Antique Chinese Vase lamps

By mwilcox

Cracklevaselamps

Based on the image and the marking this pair of antique lamps are conversions, the “crackle glaze” type vases themselves are Chinese and date from the late 19th century. Vases like this were made for the export market, and while they were not...

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AUG
18
2014

Antique Empire Dresser

By mwilcox

Empiredresser

Based on the above image this is an Antique Empire style dresser of a type popular circa 1825. Most like this are simplified versions, made by rural cabinet makers, of more elaborate examples made in larger urban settings like Boston or New...

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AUG
11
2014

Antique Corner Chair

By mwilcox

Carveredcorner

Antique corner chairs of this type tend to be Continental late Victorian examples, based on the Renaissance Revival and Baroque styles. They tend to be a mix of hand and machine carving, most made circa 1880-1914. Most are either walnut or...

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JUN
09
2014

Murano Sculpture

By mwilcox

Murano Three

This set of three Murano figures could be either art glass or Murano glass. Art glass being decorative glassware made in smaller studios other than those located in Murano, Italy. Strangely enough similar glassware was also made in smaller North...

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