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Emile Galle

Art nouveau glass artist Emile Galle. His life and work. Emile Galle was a French glass maker, a ceramist and designer. He was and still is the dominant figure in French cameo glass Galle was perhaps, the most innovative designer working in glass during the art nouveau period. Born in Nancy, France, in 1846, he […]

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Antique Terms (M)

The Antique Marks Glossary covering Antique Terms (M) Here you will find antique terms and related words beginning with the letter ‘M’ including definitions and short histories covering everything from MacIntyre to the Martin Brothers, Moorcroft, Minton and Musket. Listed alphabetically, so simply scroll through or use the search function to find the word or […]

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Antique Minton China

Collecting Antique Minton China and the history of the 200 year old Minton Company. Thomas Minton founded his factory in 1793 in Stoke-upon-Trent, England. He was famous for Minton ware, a cream-coloured and blue-printed earthenware as well as majolica, Minton bone china and Parian porcelain. Throughout its history Minton has often led the way in […]

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Antique Clock Shop

Buy Your Collectable Antique Clocks from the Antique Clock Shop. Make a wise investment … Interest in antique clocks is growing and the antique clock shop offers an excellent selection of rare and collectable clocks. From the simple alarm clock, which owes its existence to more than 6,000 years of thinking about time and tinkering […]

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Art Deco Clocks

Adding Geometric Art Deco Clocks to your Antiques Collection Clock design was heavily influenced in the 1920s and 1930s by Art Deco and clock cases from the period often echo geometric architecture. In Europe, the French and Swiss were the leading producers of Art Deco clocks with the French excelling at fashioning clocks for the […]

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