Based on the images and the markings on this piece, it's an example of English pottery, of a type mainly produced in the Staffordshire region. From the turn of the 18th Century until the early 1950's this area of England was the largest producer...
Even if you have an artist-signed painting, etching, engraving or drawing, it does not necessarily mean that you have a valuable work of art. Paintings like this could very well be the work of a “Starving Artist”. Starving Artist art sales became...Continue Reading
Based on the images this drop leaf "Pembroke Table" is in what's referred to as the “Colonial Revival” style. Because of its resemblance to genuine 18th Century antique pieces, Colonial Revival style furniture often appears far older than what it...Continue Reading
This Vintage Fridge dates Circa 1935. Collectors of Vintage refrigerators are a very small group, the main market being Decorators designing 1920's-30's period Retro Style kitchens, in which case they use fully restored examples. A great many...Continue Reading
Rosenthal porcelain was founded in 1879 in Schloss (castle) Erkersreuth, Upper Franconia, Bavaria as the Porzellanfabrik Phillip Rosenthal & Co. Rosenthal has survived two World Wars and a Great Depression and continues today to produce...Continue Reading
Wheeler & Wilson treadle sewing machines were one of the first domestic labor saving devices to be mass produced in the modern sense of the term. They were such a breakthrough that every family that could afford one, bought one. This company...Continue Reading
Antique National Cash registers were an item in huge demand during the 1980's to mid 90's, no antique store or boutique was complete without one. The National Cash Register Company was founded in 1884 in Dayton, Ohio and was the first producer of...Continue Reading
This piece is what's called a “Bombe” chest after it's shape. These pieces were in the Louis XV Style first popular during the mid 1700's, but the style has been reproduced in several periods , the 1890's, the 1920's and again in the 1950's, it...Continue Reading
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 mahogany, two...
Based 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...Continue Reading