23 posts tagged antique terms

Antique Terms (N)

Search the Antique Marks glossary for words, phrases and antique terms beginning with (N) Here you will find antique terms and related words and meanings beginning with 'N' including descriptions, short histories and associated meanings. Covering coin related terms like noble and glassmakers like Northwood as well as Japanese Netsuke and the great Doulton modeller Charles Noke. nabeshima (ceramic - japanese - okawachi) Japanese porcelain made at Okawachi, 5 miles north of Arita. Nabeshima ... Continue Reading

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

Antique Terms (L)

An Antique Terms Glossary covering words and terms beginning with L Here you will find antique terms and meanings beginning with the letter 'L'. From lace to Limoges and Leach to lustre as well as other related words and cross-referenced antique terms. laburnum (wood - veneer - oystering) Common Laburnum is a small deciduous tree (20 ft) introduced to Britain from the Continent. It is native to Central and Southern Europe. Scots Laburnum is native to the Alps and the mountain of Italy and ... Continue Reading

Antique Terms (W)

Antique Terms W covering terms and meanings from Waals to Wagner and Wedgwood to Watch Paper and Worcester Below you will find antique terms and related words, meanings, dates, associations and images that all begin with the letter W. peter waals (furniture - cabinetmaker - cotswold school - arts & crafts) Dutch cabinetmaker and one of the foremost designers in the Cotswolds school. Set up in 1894 by Sydney Barnsley, Ernest Barnsley and Ernest Gimson. Also connected with the arts ... Continue Reading

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 18thC. Britain by Sheraton. Sometimes called a savonarola. Antique Terms beginning with Y yao (chinese - ware) A chinese word meaning 'ware'. yataghan (milit... Continue Reading

Antique Terms (K)

The Antique Marks Glossary featuring antique terms and definitions covering the letter (K) From kakiemon to kaendler, kpm and kutani, detailed below you will find antique terms and their meanings for words beginning with the letter K. kakiemon (ceramic - japanese - decoration) Kakiemon is the name given to a distinctive palette of colours used initially on Japanese porcelain c1660, comprising turquoise, dark blue, yellow, iron-red, black and occasionally brown. The name is that of the ... Continue Reading

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 is also known as japanned ware and is covered in a glossy black glaze with gilded decoration. It was also produced by astbury, ... Continue Reading

Antique Terms (I)

The Antiques Marks Glossary and Antique Terms (I) Antique terms and meanings beginning with the letter 'I' covering everything from imari to intaglio and ivory. ice glass (glass - decoration ) Art glass formed with a frosted surface that resembles cracked ice. Made by rolling partly blown molten glass over powdered glass, then reheating it and blowing into shape. Also -- by plunging white-hot molten glass into cold water to produce veined tiny cracks. Also – crackle glass, frosted ... Continue Reading

Antique Terms (H)

The Antiques Marks Glossary featuring Antique Terms H Covering everything from hallmark to hunter and hamada to huguenots. Here you will find antique terms beginning with the letter H and other related words with antique definitions and meanings. hafner ware (ceramics - tiles) lead-glazed earthenwares, including steins, made by potters best known for their oven tiles. thomas haig (furniture - cabinetmaker - chippendale) A cabinetmaker and upholsterer who was the business partner of ... Continue Reading

Antique Terms (F)

The Antiques Marks Glossary and Antique Terms F Covering antique terms beginning with the letter 'F', everything from faberge to fusee and faience to furstenberg. Below you will find antique related words or antique terms begining with 'f' covering everything from faberge to fusee and many more that you might find useful. The list is not exhaustive but we will add to it as time goes by. The descriptions detailed are only intended to be relevant to how the word or term relates to ... Continue Reading

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