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Royal Vienna Porcelain

Collecting Royal Vienna porcelain and Vienna Portrait Plates and Wall Plaques. The Royal Vienna Porcelain factory was founded in 1717 by Claudius Innocentius Du Paquier. Du Paquier, on studying father d'Entrecolles' letters and after conducting experiments hoped, with the help of Christoph Conrad Hunger, to reveal the secrets of porcelain production. His attempts were unsuccessful until 1718, when he secured the services of the arcanist Samuel Stölzel, a previous employee of the ... Continue Reading

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

Antique Minton Marks

Dating Minton Porcelain and Pottery using antique Minton Marks Minton from 1796 and during its nearly two hundred year history, has been a very important Stoke firm that has traded under various styles. After Herbert Mintons death in 1858 the Minton name continued as the Company name but no Minton family member has been connected with the firm since. Minton Porcelain Mark Styles Over the company's 200 year history the names associated with the Minton marks on porcelain and china ... 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

Blue & White Tea Cups Antique Soft Paste Porcelain

Could somebody please help me find out how old these soft paste porcelain Blue and White Tea Cups are? by Kym (London, UK) Photo is of my Soft Paste Porcelain Blue and White Tea Cups I have researched and researched and cannot find any marks that are the same as the marks on these blue and white tea cups. I am now beginning to think they may be quite rare, please help. The blue and white tea cups are very short but wide. Very delicate and hand painted. I believe they are ... Continue Reading

Blue & White Kraak Porcelain Wanli 1573 to 1620

This Wanli Blue and White Kraak Charger, possibly Ming 1610 to 1630, was a gift from friends in Europe about 25 years ago. by Barbara Bojorquez (Saltillo, MS, USA) Top photo shows the decoration on my, possibly Ming, Wanli Blue & White Kraak porcelain charger I've had this Kraak charger stored on the top shelf in the closet until a couple of months ago when I was reminded of it. I've had a number of comments from Antique Dealers and experts that gave me the above information ... Continue Reading

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