30 posts tagged Clocks

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

Antique Terms (O)

The antique marks glossary - antique terms O covering everything from oak to oystering. From oak to oystering; below you will find antique related words for antique terms o and their antique meanings and definitions. oak (wood - medieval furniture - arts & crafts) Pale, hard and heavy timber that darkens to a rich brown with age and polishing. It was the main furniture-making wood during medieval times and up until about c1660, a period sometimes referred to as the Age of Oak. Oak ... Continue Reading

Antique Terms (C)

Antique Terms C - The antique marks glossary from cabaret to cutlery and cabinet to cut glass. Below you will find antique related words or antique terms beginning with the letter C. 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 antiques. In some instances we have included pictures to enhance the meaning of the word or term and we have also indexed each word in order that you ... Continue Reading

Art Deco Artists & Designers

The Art Deco period produced some truly inspired artists and designers. Here we provide an index of art deco artists and architectural and decorative-arts designers that typify the art deco style. Various Art Deco artists have grown in popularity over the past few years and none more so than the decorative arts designers like Clarice Cliff and Susie Cooper. Art Deco is, however, all about style and stylish pieces with symmetrical lines and geometric patterns are and always will be ... Continue Reading

Collecting or Buying Antique Longcase Clocks

One of the very few working mechanical pieces of antique furniture you can buy today, antique longcase clocks are very collectible and much sought after. However, before you buy a longcase clock you should be aware of some things that can go wrong. Buying a wrong-un could be very expensive ... Continue Reading

Horologica Clock Repairs

Horologica and Horology have been my hobby for over 30 years and my low charges for antique clock repairs and servicing modern clocks help fund my lifestyle Continue Reading

Antique Figural Porcelain Clock

I inherited this antique porcelain clock from my grandmother by Pam (Delray, Florida) Photos show my antique figural Porcelain Clock front, back and the mark on the porcelain clock Not sure of its age or of any manufacturing the date. The clock face says Baily, Banks & Biddle with Philadelphia on it. Pictures show the mark I found on the bottom and the clocks two rather nice figurines. The whole clock is 10" by 10", in total. It's gold & pale yellow, and really very ... Continue Reading

A Look at Collectible American Ogee Clocks

Ogee clocks feature hand painted lead and zinc dial plates and twin glass door panes. Rare examples feature the manufacturers name within the case. The information usually appeared on a paper label pasted in the case behind the pendulum bob. Restoring and caring for Ogee clocks requires some attention to detail ... Continue Reading

Art Deco Clocks

Adding Geometric Art Deco Clocks to your Antiques Collection Clock design was heavily influenced in the 1920s and 1930s by Art Deco and clock cases from the period often echo geometric architecture. In Europe, the French and Swiss were the leading producers of Art Deco clocks with the French excelling at fashioning clocks for the mantlepiece; produced in marble, onyx, brass, glass, and chrome. Some French art deco clocks and garnitures were paired with bronze figurines including, Diana the ... Continue Reading

Antiques Road Show (3)

The third collection of antiques & collectibles submitted by antique collectors looking for help with antique identification. This time including art deco clocks, Japanese tea sets, Chinese chargers and ivory figures. As well as an antique Pagoda tea cup & saucer, Moorcroft pottery, Wedgwood plates and a nice Jean-Louis Godivier Chair. The headings and descriptions in the antiques road show are those of the owner, and they may be right or they might be wrong. If you feel you ... Continue Reading

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