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Identifying Antique Furniture

Tips & Advice on Identifying Antique Furniture … Antique Furniture, is one of the most fascinating sections of antique collecting. Primarily because so many of us naturally do what’s most important when collecting antique furniture… We buy what we like. Most antique furniture tends to be bought by ordinary everyday people, rather than dedicated antique […]

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Mark V. Marshall

Doultons Mark Marshall like George Tinworth, trained at the Lambeth school of Art After training at Lambeth he moved on to work at a local masons yard During this period he also helped at the Martin Brother’s pottery until 1874, when he joined Royal Doulton. Mark Marshall’s work is some of the boldest and most […]

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Antique Terms (XYZ)

An Antique Marks Glossary for Antique Terms beginning with X, Y or Z Below you will find antique terms for words beginning with X, Y and Z including meanings and definitions that cover everything from x-chair to zsolnay and zeotrope. x-chair (furniture – medieval chair) A medieval x-framed chair popular in 15thC. Italy. and in […]

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Antique Terms (J)

Antique Marks Glossary covering Antique Terms beginning with J From Jacobean to Jugendstil, below you will find antique terms beginning with the letter ‘J’ and other related words or antique terms begining with ‘J’. jackfield (ceramic – japanese lacquer) Ceramics imitation of Japanese lacquer ware initially produced at Jackfield in Shropshire from c. 1750. It […]

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Art Deco Jewellery

Collecting Original 1920’s and 30’s Art Deco Jewellery Art Deco Jewellery is a product of the age of the flapper, Jazz and the machine age and jewellery of the 1920’s and 30’s was in thrall to geometry: circles, arcs, squares, rectangles and triangles. Materials used ranged from rubies, gold, and pearls to plastic, chrome and […]

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