Many companies use freebies to boost sales. Since 1983 Red Rose Tea has included miniature figurines inside selected boxes of their tea.
The figurines were produced by the Wade pottery firm and keen Wade collectors, particularly Wade Whimsies collectors, should know and understand the history of these figurines.
So, here's that history with descriptions of all eight Wade Whimsies series issued by Red Rose Tea to date.
It was in the USA in 1983, when Red Rose Tea first introduced miniature ...
Your Antiques RoadShow ... Page (2)
More antiques and collectibles submitted by antique collectors seeking information or help with antique attributions.
Including Georgian glass, Capodimonte porcelain, Wedgwood candlesticks and native American pottery.
All sitting comfortably alongside an antique owl jug, blue & white figurines and Chinese vases.
The headings and descriptions in the antiques roadshow are those of the owner, and they may be right or they might be ...
A varied selection of Derby Porcelain products both antique and modern
By Derby artists and designers that exemplify the Derby style. Porcelain plates, figures and vases that demonstrate the superb quality of Royal Crown Derby products.
Not all Derby products are as collectible as the items featured below and most are well within range of any porcelain collectors budget. The products we feature here are simply used to demonstrate what you could find. If you search hard enough.
To trace the history of Naples Porcelain you have to look at the origin of Capodimonte Porcelain.
The masterpieces of the Royal Factory of Capodimonte are astonishing in their demonstration of Italian skill and craftsmanship.
In little more than half a century the Royal Factory at Capodimonte produced the finest porcelain and ceramic dinner ware and ornaments in its own superb, unique and complete style.
In particular the Bisquit which does not redden with age (unlike those of Saxony and ...
The History of the Naples Porcelain company and how Capodimonte porcelain fits in.
To trace the history of Naples Porcelain you have to look at the origin of Capodimonte Porcelain, the wares and the crowned N mark and periods.
And; how production of Capodimonte Porcelain Figurines and floral displays dates back to the early eighteenth century and to the Kingdom of Naples.
The father of Capodimonte porcelain is considered to be Charles of Bourbon (1716-1788)
Son of Philip V of Spain and ...
I recently came across this huge CAPODIMONTE porcelain figure piece.
by Edd (NW Indiana, USA)
This is a huge Capodimonte figure and it is 16 inches at it's widest point.
The Capodimonte figure depicts a gentleman and two ladies sitting on a sofa. The gentleman and one of the ladies are playing the violin.
My problem is trying to determine the age of this Capodimonte porcelain figure.
I have looked around at other antiques sites and what I have been seeing tells me that this could ...
Are the PB marks, Doulton or Pinder Bourne Marks on these Blue and White Figurines
by Beth (Newfoundland Canada)
I came across these lovely Blue and White figurines in my Grandmother's basement.
I have spent a lot of time online trying to find out about them, but I have no idea whether they are valuable heirlooms or just cute figures she found at a garage sale.
The Blue and White Figurines have gold accents, and are a man and woman. They have a black PB ...
Need help the marks on this Oriental Porcelain Figure
by Jeff & Hellen (Gun Barrel City, TX, USA)
Seated chinaman with a basket of carp in his lap. Solid white glaze, 11.5in tall porcelain figure with under glaze cobalt blue three point crown and crossed swords under the crown.
Photos of a truly awesome piece of Oriental porcelain< with marks on lower rear
Above photos show the detailed lines in figures hands of my Oriental porcelain figure
Picked the figure up at an ...
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