Japanese antiques provide a link to the rich culture and fascinating history of Japan. The collector has many choices but Kutani, Satsuma and Imari ceramics are a good choice as are the more affordable Netsuke
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 ...
My Scot Foxwell vase is very light in weight. It has three forks for legs. The forks are curved.
by Lisa (Canada)
Included photos show the Scot Foxwell Vase and the Signature Mark - Scot Foxwell 1534
It looks like the vase is a collage of broken pieces of china cups or plates with all kinds of different patterns with little pieces of mirrored glass used throughout as decoration.
Close to the bottom of the vase on one of the decorative glass pieces, there is a signature (Scot Foxwell ...
I just inherited a full ASRO China Dinner Set that was my great grandmothers
by Silvia (Brownsville TX, United States)
Photo shows the ASRO China - Elephant and Wreath Porcelain Mark
The set is in perfect condition with 'ASRO' and an elephant with a man on it's back included in the basemark.
I would like to know more about it if anyone can help.
The ASRO China Set includes ...
12- Soup bowls
12- Salad plates
12- Bread plates
12- Butter plates
Interesting Antique Resources and informative references outside the antique marks site.
A useful selection of antique associations and other resources that should help with any area of antiques but especially antique collecting.
No matter whether you collect silver, glass, china or any other antique collectibles, there are always diverse opinions and various interpretations on what is rare, what is valuable and or what is just downright fake.
Assessing and evaluating those opinions ...
Help with Wedgwood Jasperware teapot that has spout but no handle
by James E. Franklin (Baltimore, Maryland USA)
We recently inherited a large amount of Wedgwood.
Although we have been able to identify and value almost all of it, this piece has us baffled.
It appears to be a Wedgwood Jasperware teapot with a spout but no handle.
While value is not a top priority, it would help us decide whether to display or hide it.
I've included three photo's showing the Wedgwood Jasper...
My Grandma was given this antique ginger jar in the mid 1920's
by Carole Hughes (Liverpool, England)
She was in service and the lady of the house gave her the ginger jar when she left to start a family.
I inherited the antique ginger jar when Grandma passed away and it was always kept in the glass cabinet.
That is all we know about our antique ginger jar and its just sat in my cabinet ever since my grandma passed away in 1993.
I have always thought I would look into it one days to ...
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