30 posts tagged worcester

Royal Worcester Marks

Dates, Year Cyphers & Royal Worcester Marks on pottery, porcelain and Worcester figures. Royal Worcester Marks were first placed on pottery and porcelain in 1862 but it was 1867 before it became common place. Earlier Worcester Marks are rarely seen, and typically the crescent mark dates pieces to the Dr Wall period before 1783. But pieces bearing the crescent mark are rare and usually the provence of specialist collectors. In the late 1700s Worcester were among the first to use ... Continue Reading

Selling Antiques at Auction

Selling antiques at auction can be fun and highly lucrative, but there are risks. When considering selling antiques at auction you should be aware that there are a great many local, national and international auction houses. All these auction houses are advertising for your business and most are trying to make the selling process as easy as possible for you. Selling Antiques at an Antiques Auction House. Valuations -- Most reputable auction houses will offer a valuation service and have ... Continue Reading

Caring for Antique Paintings

Tips and Advice on Caring for, storing and repairing your antique paintings, pictures and prints In caring for antique paintings pictures and print material, how and where a painting is hung is crucial to keeping it in good condition. Photographs, books and stamps also benefit from proper display, storage and constant care. Always hang antique paintings or pictures securely, in a spot that is neither damp, above a fire or radiator, nor in too bright a spot. Make sure air circulates ... Continue Reading

Caring for Antiques

Caring for Antiques - Looking after your Antique Ceramics and Glass. When caring for antiques and especially antique ceramics and glass we are caring for some of our most delicate possessions, however our ceramics and glass can also be amongst the most hard-wearing. Cleaning antique ceramics or antique glass is relatively simple, but repair is rather more involved. Follow the few pointers below to ensure your antique pottery, porcelain and glass pieces remain in first class condition. ... Continue Reading

Buying Antiques at Fairs

Buying antiques at fairs and at antique and collectible markets. Some antiques and collectors fairs are world famous trading events, with reputations for superb quality items that can be found in enough quantity to satisfy even the most ambitious collector. From Europe's largest antiques event in Newark, Nottinghamshire to the small, monthly fairs like Malvern in Worcestershire. Fairs are a must for anyone with a passion for antiques and collecting, and especially for those with interior ... Continue Reading

Antique Terms (M)

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 ... Continue Reading

Charles Noke

Charles Noke was Royal Doultons premier designer and modeller. Here we examine why and Charles Noke's life, his work, the Doulton relationship and his history. In 1899 the Doulton studio recruited a young designer by the name of Charles Noke. He is now regarded as the brainchild behind Royal Doulton seriesware, a range of products were standard blank pottery shapes (everything from plates to jugs, bowls to vases and teapots) could be decorated with a consistent theme. Initially, Charles ... Continue Reading

Leslie Harradine

Doultons Leslie Harradine was a supremely talented ceramic artist and potter. Born Arthur (Leslie) Harradine (1887-1965), Leslie was one of Royal Doulton's premier and most prolific modellers producing superb figures from 1920 until the mid 1950s. Leslie Harradine started as an apprentice at Doultons Lambeth factory in London in 1902. He worked under George Tinworth and studied part-time at the Camberwell School of Arts. He went on to qualify and work in the Royal Doulton design department. ... Continue Reading

Antique Terms (J)

Antique Marks Glossary covering Antique Terms beginning with J From Jacobean to Jugendstil, below you will find antique terms beginning with the letter 'J' and other related words or antique terms begining with 'J'. jackfield (ceramic - japanese lacquer) Ceramics imitation of Japanese lacquer ware initially produced at Jackfield in Shropshire from c. 1750. It is also known as japanned ware and is covered in a glossy black glaze with gilded decoration. It was also produced by astbury, ... Continue Reading

Antiques Collection: Royal Worcester Prismatic Enamels Vase

From the Antique Marks Collection we have a fine Royal Worcester Prismatic Enamels Vase with original cover. Featuring photos and detailed images of Worcester Marks. Prismatic enamel wares are Continue Reading

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