Buying antiques - How, where, when and why to buy antiques and collectables.
When buying antiques the buyer has a multitude of ways to buy, including online internet auctions, local auction houses, newspaper and classified ads, antique dealers, etc, etc.
But there's only one way not to buy your antiques and that's ... Do not buy antiques unless you know what you are buying.
The UK is probably the best place in the world to search for and for buying antiques because of its rich history of ...
The Beehive Mark, as its commonly called, represents the traditional range of Vienna Porcelain Marks.
However, the Vienna Porcelain Bindenschild (the shield not a beehive), incorporated in Vienna marks is a symbolic rendition of the center of the Coat-of-Arms of the Royal Habsburg family of Austria.
The Bindenschild is how the Vienna mark should be referred to and it should always be properly aligned as a shield.
The use and periods of Vienna Porcelain marks ...
1718 to 1744 -- is ...
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 ...
Always Remember Our Tips on Buying Vienna Porcelain plates & wall plaques and you should avoid any problems
1. Choose your subject carefully.
This is the single most important factor when buying Vienna porcelain. Find plaques or plates depicting semi-nude female portraits and you've found what everyone is looking for. Semi-nude females compositions command much higher prices than male portraits.
Religious subjects, although stunning, are simply not in voque, they are a lot less ...
The Ernst Wahliss porcelain manufactory was founded in Trnovany in the Czech Republic in 1863. This stunning centerpiece dates to circa 1897 and features delicate work depicting figures entwined in fishing nets. It bears the Ernst Wahliss crown mark used from 1897 to 1906
At White Ladies Antiques Shop we specialise in 19th and 20th century pottery and porcelain from Britain and Europe. We have an excellent track record on safe delivery as packing is professionally done
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