Caring for Antiques - Looking after your Antique Ceramics and Glass.
When caring for antiques and especially antique ceramics and glass we are caring for some of our most delicate possessions, however our ceramics and glass can also be amongst the most hard-wearing.
Cleaning antique ceramics or antique glass is relatively simple, but repair is rather more involved.
Follow the few pointers below to ensure your antique pottery, porcelain and glass pieces remain in first class condition. ...
Buying antiques at fairs and at antique and collectible markets.
Some antiques and collectors fairs are world famous trading events, with reputations for superb quality items that can be found in enough quantity to satisfy even the most ambitious collector.
From Europe's largest antiques event in Newark, Nottinghamshire to the small, monthly fairs like Malvern in Worcestershire.
Fairs are a must for anyone with a passion for antiques and collecting, and especially for those with interior ...
Buying Antiques at Auction is a fun and simple process that most buyers shy away from.
But when buying antiques at auction you should be open minded, do not buy anything unless you've handled it and if you're unsure or can't reach it, then ask the auctioneer or a member of staff to get it, or for more information about it.
There are a great many auction houses spread across the country.
Some are part of chains and some are small local houses that provide a valuable local service through ...
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 buy antiques unless you know what you are buying.
The UK is probably the best place in the world to search for and for buying antiques because of its rich history of ...
The Antique Marks Glossary - Antique Terms (Q)
Here you will find antique terms and related words beginning with Q and covering everything from Qing to Quimper and Queens Ware to Quaich plus many more that you might find useful.
Organised alphabetically; simply scroll through the list of antique terms or use the search function in the sidebar to find all mentions of the word or phrase you're looking for.
qingbai (ceramic - chinese - porcelain)
Chinese porcelain form the song dynasty ...
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 ...
Paris Porcelain is to France what Dresden Porcelain is to Germany. Porcelain by a variety of makers from a region rather than one maker. In this case Porcelain de Paris is also as good if not sometimes better than Dresden, Meissen or Sevres porcelain and is certainly a collectible to look out for
Rare & Collectable Royal Doulton Antiques for Sale
Superb Royal Doulton Antiques for sale including Doulton figures, vases and highly collectable stoneware, cabinet plates and Bunnykins figures.
Some of the most popular and sought after antique pottery, porcelain and stoneware in collecting circles, all available in the Doulton Antiques Shop.
Always remember to check your Royal Doulton History and Doulton marks in our Doulton section.
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Charles Noke was Royal Doultons premier designer and modeller.
Here we examine why and Charles Noke's life, his work, the Doulton relationship and his history.
In 1899 the Doulton studio recruited a young designer by the name of Charles Noke.
He is now regarded as the brainchild behind Royal Doulton seriesware, a range of products were standard blank pottery shapes (everything from plates to jugs, bowls to vases and teapots) could be decorated with a consistent theme.
Initially, Charles ...
Royal Doultons Florence Barlow is one of Doultons most popular and most collectable artists.
Florence was born in 1856 at Hadlam, Hertfordshire, England.
Florence Barlow was employed at the Doulton Lambeth Art Studio from 1873, producing her renowned bird, animal and floral studies for nearly forty years.
Florence and her sister Hannah worked together and the two women were prominent in the field of decorative arts long before Clarice Cliff and Susie Cooper.
Yet they are only now being ...
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