21 posts tagged Britain

Anglo Saxon Tremissis

Coin Collecting Reviews: An interesting imitative Anglo-Saxon Tremissis. Circa 6th century AD and 1.21 grams. Imitative of a tremissis of Justinian. Obverse with profile bust right with radiate crown and OOOANVO legend. Reverse featuring cross with forked ends on base with pellet to each side and OOILLVV.VA-IOO- legend. Possibly Unique and interesting British copy of an Anglo Saxon Tremissis, which doesn't seem to be listed in any of the standard references. Very fine. Found in Cambridge... Continue Reading

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 started work at the worcester factory at the age of fifteen and as with all young artists he spent his first year doing ... Continue Reading

Collecting Antique Glass

Collecting Antique Glass offers one of the widest opportunities for the antiques collector. When collecting antique glass you are collecting some of the most delicate, most beautiful and most precious items that man has ever produced. Glass is one of the few materials that has survived into the 20th century Nothing has been developed that can replace it and the manufacturer of glass is becoming much more technically advanced. We are finding far more uses for it. The actual manufacturer ... 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

Coin Collecting Terms

A Glossary of Coin Collecting Terms and their Meanings ... Collecting Coins, like any passion hobby or interest has built up a set of coin collecting terms. A language all of its own. Words and phrases used by coin collectors, numismatic practitioners and students of numismatics. These basic numismatic terms, which are likely to cause the most difficulty for both the novice and the advanced coin collector, are included in this coin collecting glossary. Our Index of Coin Collecting Terms and ... 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

Bow Porcelain

A little about the Bow Porcelain Company, the factory history and founder Thomas Frye. The Bow Porcelain Company was set up in East London to emulate Chinese porcelain and it did it so well that the factory was built according to an East India Company chinese prototype and was called New Canton. Wedgwood, Meissen and Worcester are all famous names in the world of ceramics But 250 years ago it was Bow porcelain that attracted worldwide attention, thanks to a young Irish painter who settled ... Continue Reading

Art Nouveau Artists

Art Nouveau Artists from Rene Lalique to Louis Comfort Tiffany, Anton Gaudi and Archibald Knox. A selection of the great many art nouveau artists and designers that embraced the art nouveau style. There were many gifted artists and designers in the art nouveau period. It brought forward artists and designers with a feel for the natural organic lines that appeal to many of us. Many whose work is now highly valued and sought after by art nouveau collectors and fans of the style. When ... Continue Reading

Art Deco Glass

Art Deco glass is for the minimalist collector who wants to collect some of the most stunning glass ever made. So, what makes a piece of glass Art Deco Glass? Well, Art Deco is a name derived from an exhibition in Paris in 1925 (the Exposition des Arts Decoratifs et industriels Modernes). Where the finest French artists exhibited their extravangant glass sculptures in this new style. It has been referred to as the perfect expression of the extravagance of Paris during the 1920's ... Continue Reading

White Ladies Antiques Shop

At White Ladies Antiques Shop we specialise in 19th and 20th century pottery and porcelain from Britain and Europe. We have an excellent track record on safe delivery as packing is professionally done Continue Reading

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