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 term you are looking for. macheleid, georg heinrich (ceramics - porcelain re-invention - thuringian) Georg Heinrich Macheleid ... Continue Reading
Oriental Porcelain Figure or is it European?
Need help the marks on this Oriental Porcelain Figure by Jeff & Hellen (Gun Barrel City, TX, USA) Seated chinaman with a basket of carp in his lap. Solid white glaze, 11.5in tall porcelain figure with under glaze cobalt blue three point crown and crossed swords under the crown. Photos of a truly awesome piece of Oriental porcelain< with marks on lower rear Above photos show the detailed lines in figures hands of my Oriental porcelain figure Picked the figure up at an ... Continue Reading
Antiques Road Show (3)
The third collection of antiques & collectibles submitted by antique collectors looking for help with antique identification. This time including art deco clocks, Japanese tea sets, Chinese chargers and ivory figures. As well as an antique Pagoda tea cup & saucer, Moorcroft pottery, Wedgwood plates and a nice Jean-Louis Godivier Chair. The headings and descriptions in the antiques road show are those of the owner, and they may be right or they might be wrong. If you feel you ... Continue Reading
Ming Dynasty Cat Figurine… Possibly
This Ming Dynasty Cat Figurine was given to me by my mother when she returned from a recent trip to China. by Brandi (Florida, USA) Photos showing front and back of cat figure. Phoot below shows Chinese Marks on Base of Ming Dynasty Cat The cat is a metal figurine about three inches tall. It sits on a flat base, which has raised Chinese characters and according to the internet, says "Made during the rule of Emperor Xuan'de of the Great Ming dynasty". I'm not sure what kind of metal it ... Continue Reading