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Ceramic Sculpture can go to a different level when carefully finished and finessed
This handy guide to ceramic sculpture tools is written by Peter Holland a professional clay modeler in the UK china industry
Find your local ceramic sculpture courses. Use this page to research your local adult education clay sculpture workshops.
Archive of queries about the Ceramic Marks of Russia and Eastern Europe
Celtic Princess Tara - bone china figurine by Royal Worcester - large photo image
Catherine Figurine - by Peter Holland. This page is for those looking for information on Royal Worcester's retired catalogue
Caring For Figurines - There is a skill to it. Learn how to properly care for your prized collection
Bone china ware collectors need to look no further for some valuable insights into how this luxury porcelain is made
Modern Bone china manufacturers - A review of who's who of the more recently founded UK companies
Aynsley England Bone China - one of the most important of the English Victorian makers and still producting today
Art sculpting activates your creative juices. Look at these ideas to get you started.
Art Pottery is the place to sling mud - Bernard Leach turns in his grave
Some types of clay (plasteline) need internal armature support, ceramic clays generally do not. Bone China expert sculptor, Peter Holland explains.
Ever fancied having 24/7 access to an Antiques Roadshow expert? I know I have. Here's how to do it.
TV's Antiques Roadshow valuations are now officially 'sexy', so says Lady Ga Ga. But where can you get an online version of this love drug experience?
Antiques collectibles - Find out the charges you will have to pay if you choose to sell them at an auction saleroom
Antique Pottery Marks - France Archive - a free to access online record
Antique china values are not such a difficult thing to attain nowadays. Find out more .....
Antique china and fine china tableware is a fascinating topic and if you need a quick but comprehensive background on a notable fine china maker, you will enjoy this section.
Specialist antique auctions play an important role for the person wanting to sell thier wares without using eBay.
Antique appraisers glean their knowlegde by 'doing'. Many of the Antiques Roadshow experts have an auctionAntique appraisers glean their knowledge by 'doing'. Many of the Antiques eering background.
Advice on how antique appraisals fit into the big picture of selling your collectible china
I have inherited a collection of china from my mother. Best as I can gather it is a piece manufactured by johann haviland in bavaria and the pAttern is
Hi, I am in love with the blue rimmed plates in the center. Are these Haviland perhaps? I want to look for these or plates like them but without more specific
Hello to you What a lovely site! I am so thankful that people like you exist in the world. I bought this jar in a charity shop here in South Africa.
Hello, I am new to collecting pottery so have purchased lots of different items over the last couple of years and now I want to find out about the pieces
Hi all, My name is Barbara and I am the genealogist of the family. My relatives have interpreted that to mean that it is my task to identify everything
Hello. I am so appreciative of a site where others take the time to help identify pottery signatures. I am retired and of the age where the higher branch
Hi Peter and everybody, if anyone can assist in easing the obsessive frustration at not being able to find out more about this mark, I would be very pleased!
My name is Richard Flowers I served 20 years in the US Navy I was stationed in Norfolk Virginia for most of the 20 years I served. I am originally from
I am an avid collector of all things collectable and antiques. I usually veer towards wooden items although I do collect Bretby Pottery and Sarreguimines.
Hello, First of all, thank you for taking the time to help me identify this beautiful chamber pot. As a buyer and seller of antiques, I love knowing the
Hello all, My name is Tim and I am new to this site – it is a fantastic resource and thanks to Peter for setting it up! I am hoping someone will be able
Hello, I am writing to see if possibly you might have any information on this teapot? I purchased it off Etsy with the understanding that it was made
Hi there, I hope you can help me. I am trying to find out what I can about the urn that you can see in the photos. I can’t get anywhere searching
Hello... I'm curious as to who made this Urn? or Lamp? It looked interesting to me when I went to a garage sale, so I purchased it. It was originally
Dear All I am a retired librarian and a long-time collector. When I first got the collecting bug, it was for costume dolls and I built up quite a collection
Hi Everyone, I purchased this item on eBay and it was advertised as a Goldscheider by Claire Weiss, mainly (I believe) because when you search for the
Hello.... I have this tea set that I 'think' first belonged to my great grandma who was born in 1869. The family story is that she used to buy a piece
Hi everyone, My name is Leda. Well actually it's Aleta but I prefer to shorten it. Aleta is just too close to Aletha and Oleta and my least favorite
Here is an overview of exactly how to get to grips with your Limoges and Sevres marks
Pottery marks identification is made easy and fun with this one-stop interactive site.
This is the pottery markings archive page no. 2 of solved or retired user generated posts
Fine China Manufacturers G to M - (Page 2 of 3) of the A - Z Guide - Your handy online reference guide to the fine-china producers and the history of antique wares.
I recently “inherited” some china items from my mother-in-law that belonged to her and her mother-in-law. Cleaning out their house due to the in-laws
I run a community drop-in group, with a number of regular members. We meet at Holy Trinity Church in Tottenham, and provide a space for people who are
Hello, I am from Michigan. I am glad to have found this site while trying to research the markings on a tea set. I acquired this tea pot and cups when
Hello, I just began collecting interesting blue and white pottery pieces. I am new at identifying marks but have been pretty successful up until now...this
I have just gotten into collecting Japanese and Chinese porcelain. I am a rank newbie but I working to learn more by reading books and visiting websites.