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Category Archives: Porcelain
OK, so it said “ironstone.” It did, right on the back of my Mason’s pin dish. But I still thought of it as porcelain. It was a plate! It looked like porcelain, it felt like porcelain – what did I … Continue reading
Is that old tea set porcelain or bone china? Whether you’re collecting or selling, it’s worth knowing the difference. Not only is it fun to learn something new, the type of material can affect the price of the item. Disclaimer: While … Continue reading
The information I discover about the items I sell in my Etsy shop never ceases to amaze me. Even the most innocuous items can have a fascinating history! At first glance, these appear to be nothing more than the kind … Continue reading
I’ve fallen head over heels in love. See, for most of my life, I took lusterware for granted. It was everywhere in our Janvier Road bungalow and in my childhood home. Then, most of it broke from usage or was … Continue reading
And keep the polish and glue on the shelf. An antique dealer friend recently told me a sad tale. Her friend, another dealer, purchased two framed original hummingbird prints by John Gould. This 19th Century English ornithologist was a contemporary … Continue reading