14 posts tagged gilding

Gaudy Welsh Pottery

Gaudy Welsh is a strange name for a style of pottery that has been produced for almost a century. From Hilditch in the 1820's to Charles Allerton in the 1920's, Welsh factories made their own contributions to Gaudy Welsh, particularly the Cambrian Pottery. Staffordshire though is where much of the collectable Gaudy Welsh pottery originates. The name Gaudy Welsh was first coined after the 2nd World War, by American collectors and antique dealers Dealers and collectors who found that ... Continue Reading

Dating Antique Clocks

Tips to help you estimate the age and date of your antique clock. Dating Antique Clocks can be an exact science providing you have the right reference books and the proper experience. However, if you don't there are various little things that can help when dating antique clocks. Like knowing when certain features were introduced or certain materials became available. A few simple things that can point you in the right direction and at the correct period for your antique wall clock, ... 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

Delicate Doulton Burslem Tea Cup and Saucer

I love collecting tea cups and came across this lovely Doulton Burslem tea cup and saucer by Viviana (Portland, OR USA) Both the cup and saucer are marked in green: Doulton Burslem England - Rd.No: 258448 and then handwritten in black glaze to the side: HB 2815 C7830. Photos show my Doulton Burslem cup and saucer side view and a close up of the decoration Above photos show the Doulton Burslem marks under the cup and the Doulton marks under the saucer On the saucer, but not ... Continue Reading

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