Tips on the Repair & Care of Antique Furniture and Furnishings.
It's rare for antique furniture to be kept solely for display purposes, so certain precautions are necessary in caring for antique furniture if it is to withstand years of daily wear and tear.
Treat your antique furniture with due respect for the original use it was designed for.
The surface of an old desk, for instance, was not designed to withstand the pressure of a ball point pen.
Tilting or leaning back on a chair, ...
Tips & Advice on Identifying Antique Furniture
Antique Furniture is one of the most fascinating sections of antique collecting. Primarily because so many of us naturally do what's most important when collecting antique furniture. We buy what we like.
Most antique furniture tends to be purchased by ordinary everyday people, rather than dedicated antique furniture collectors. In other words, more vintage furniture is acquired for its beauty and function rather than the profit ...
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 ...
A look at some beautiful Hummel figurines and how collectable they are.
Not a definitive guide to M I Hummel figurines, just a quick look at the style and features of a Hummel figure.
Most are beautifully cute rather than realistic
This small collection is intended to show the style rather than inform on technical collector details.
Relevant makers marks can be found in the Hummel Marks. From TMK-1 to TMK-8 and The Bee Mark section.
Hummel Figures Gallery ...
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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 ...
Adding Art Deco Sculptures to your Art Deco Collection
Art Deco sculpture projects some of the most beautiful forms in the art world.
Figures usually, but not always, depict stunning animal forms or the idolised female form with long legs and elegantly proportioned bodies.
Art Deco sculptures are usually made of bronze, silver or chryselephantine, which is a combination of the two.
They are often painted, silvered or incorporate ivory features.
Female Art Deco Sculpture
Feminine Art ...
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 ...
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