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Feb 16, 2017

Ceramic Sculpture - How To Finesse A Clay Model

Ceramic Sculpture can go to a different level when carefully finished and finessed

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Feb 16, 2017

Ceramic Sculpture Tools - A Guide By Peter Holland

This handy guide to ceramic sculpture tools is written by Peter Holland a professional clay modeler in the UK china industry

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Feb 16, 2017

Discover Local Ceramic Sculpture Courses

Find your local ceramic sculpture courses. Use this page to research your local adult education clay sculpture workshops.

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Feb 16, 2017

Ceramic Marks of Russia & East Europe

Archive of queries about the Ceramic Marks of Russia and Eastern Europe

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Feb 16, 2017

Celtic Princess Tara, Figurine Photo

Celtic Princess Tara - bone china figurine by Royal Worcester - large photo image

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Feb 16, 2017

Catherine Figurine

Catherine Figurine - by Peter Holland. This page is for those looking for information on Royal Worcester's retired catalogue

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Feb 15, 2017

Caring For Figurines

Caring For Figurines - There is a skill to it. Learn how to properly care for your prized collection

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Feb 15, 2017

Bone China Ware - A luxury porcelain but why is it so expensive?

Bone china ware collectors need to look no further for some valuable insights into how this luxury porcelain is made

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Feb 15, 2017

Modern Bone China Manufacturers - The Online Guide

Modern Bone china manufacturers - A review of who's who of the more recently founded UK companies

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Feb 15, 2017

Aynsley England Bone China - A talented family of Staffordsire Potters

Aynsley England Bone China - one of the most important of the English Victorian makers and still producting today

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Feb 15, 2017

Art Sculpting To Fire Your Vision. Brilliant Ideas. Brilliant Results.

Art sculpting activates your creative juices. Look at these ideas to get you started.

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Feb 15, 2017

Art Pottery - Revolution Within Revolutions

Art Pottery is the place to sling mud - Bernard Leach turns in his grave

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Feb 15, 2017

Armature For Clay Sculpting Explained

Some types of clay (plasteline) need internal armature support, ceramic clays generally do not. Bone China expert sculptor, Peter Holland explains.

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Feb 15, 2017

Put an Antiques Roadshow Expert in Your Pocket

Ever fancied having 24/7 access to an Antiques Roadshow expert? I know I have. Here's how to do it.

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Feb 15, 2017

The Antiques Roadshow Valuations - Who Does What Online?

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?

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Feb 15, 2017

Antiques Collectibles - The Costs of Selling at Auction

Antiques collectibles - Find out the charges you will have to pay if you choose to sell them at an auction saleroom

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Feb 15, 2017

Antique Pottery Marks - France Archive Page 3

Antique Pottery Marks - France Archive - a free to access online record

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Feb 15, 2017

Antique China Values - How To Easily Value Your Wares

Antique china values are not such a difficult thing to attain nowadays. Find out more .....

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Feb 15, 2017

All About Antique china, and Modern Fine China Manufacturers

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.

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Feb 15, 2017

Antique Auctions - How To Use Them To Sell Your Heirloom (and Collectible) China

Specialist antique auctions play an important role for the person wanting to sell thier wares without using eBay.

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Feb 15, 2017

Antique Appraisers Have To Be Vetted and Highly Qualified

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.

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Feb 10, 2017

Antique Appraisals

Advice on how antique appraisals fit into the big picture of selling your collectible china

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Jan 30, 2017

Johann haviland bavaria pattern# W825

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

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Jan 30, 2017

Blue rimmed plates Haviland plates perhaps?

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

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Jan 20, 2017

Confusing tabacco jar?? marked with triangle with the corners cut off - but not quite a hexagon

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.

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Jan 20, 2017

Letter B inside the top of an ornate ceramic decanter

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

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Jan 20, 2017

Crown over M unlike any other

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

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Jan 20, 2017

Antique sculpted vase with just 2 flower stamps and a number

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

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Jan 20, 2017

Tea Set with Blue Crown and ornate letters LS? underneath

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!

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Jan 20, 2017

China Art Figure

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

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Jan 20, 2017

Pottery Cake Stand with Girl & Dog image Marked with small blue circle stamps and what looks like a C, a K or a D followed by a space then an E.

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.

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Jan 20, 2017

Need Help Identifying German Chamber Pot

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

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Nov 28, 2016

Antique albarello maiolica hand painted apothecary pot / jar - Italian or Spanish?

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

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Nov 28, 2016

Oskar Schindler Teapot?

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

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Nov 28, 2016

A tale of two urns - one Meissen and the other only marked N 18 and some squiggles

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

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Nov 28, 2016

Antique China Urn/Lamp? Capital B Mark, Name Slightly Legible

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

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Nov 28, 2016

Mystery of the mark on the cockerel head dish - 'J' over an unknown marking - a '7' OR 'F' OR upside-down 'L'

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

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Nov 10, 2016

Goldschedier Claire Weiss Figurine?

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

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Nov 10, 2016

Antique Cumbria tea set with various marks cc 1825 two vertical straight lines A/G 25

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

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Nov 10, 2016

Harker Pottery or Not with Bow and Arrow USA mark

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

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Oct 22, 2016

French Limoges and Sevres Marks

Here is an overview of exactly how to get to grips with your Limoges and Sevres marks

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Oct 22, 2016

Pottery Marks Identification Made Easy

Pottery marks identification is made easy and fun with this one-stop interactive site.

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Oct 22, 2016

Pottery Markings Archive Page 2

This is the pottery markings archive page no. 2 of solved or retired user generated posts

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Oct 22, 2016

Fine China Manufacturers G to M - (Page 2 of 3) of the A - Z Guide

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.

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Oct 18, 2016

Looks like DECRO, with gold lettering on a gold ribbon banner

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

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Oct 18, 2016

Interesting blue and white arts and crafts aesthetic style teapot Mystery

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

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Oct 18, 2016

Curious Japanese Blue Mark on Tea Set

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

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Oct 18, 2016

Please help ID a Garter type mark with F.J.E on large transferware jug.

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

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Oct 18, 2016

Green Celadon plate with imprinted mark Chinese or Japanese?

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.

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