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Worcester’s Charles Baldwyn

Royal Worcester Artist – Charles Henry Clifford Baldwyn (1843-1913) Few royal worcester artists are better known than Charles Baldwyn,(Charley). His paintings of swans in flight on royal worcester vases are instantly recognisable as his signature pieces. Charles Baldwyn was born in 1859, the son of worcester piano tuner and skilled musician Henry Baldwyn. Charles Baldwyn […]

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Buying Antiques

Buying antiques – How, where, when and why to buy antiques and collectables. When buying antiques the buyer has a multitude of ways to buy, including online internet auctions, local auction houses, newspaper and classified ads, antique dealers, etc, etc. But there’s only one way not to buy your antiques and that’s … Do not […]

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Sevres Porcelain

Sevres Porcelain – The company history, its products, its double L mark and the main periods. Sevres porcelain history starts in 1738 when the Marquis Orry de Fulvy, brother of the Minister of Finance, obtained from the French king Louis XV a licence to manufacture porcelain in the Saxon manner At that time the brothers […]

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Antique Collectors Plates

Antique Collectors Plates offer the keen antiques collector a wide range of possibilities. European Monarchs and the worlds Royalty were the first to covet porcelain and began the practice of collecting and displaying porcelain plates. Today many plate collectors focus their attention on collecting the types of porcelain plates that were once far too expensive […]

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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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Art Deco Gallery

Our Art Deco Gallery featuring examples of the diversity and quality of items produced during the art deco period. A gallery of the ever popular art deco style. The architectural and decorative-arts style popular from 1910 to 1940, that is characterised by highly stylised and geometric forms. Art Deco themes were often classical motifs reduced […]

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