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A Federal Case: Petal Pattern #2829

Found another one! Pattern, that is. I unpacked this gorgeous bowl from the Janvier Road collection and, as usual, had no idea which search terms to use. By accident I saw a similar bowl labeled as a “petal” shape – … Continue reading

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The Vintage Art of Tea

If man has no tea in him, he is incapable of understanding truth and beauty. ~Japanese Proverb Tea is the world’s most popular beverage, just behind water. And in the United States, it ranks number five – but in recent … Continue reading

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The thrill of the hunt: Final in a Three-Part Series, “Why Buy Antiques?”

You could go to Macy’s or Target and get a complete set of very nice wine glasses in less than an hour. You could get a nice picture for the wall over your sofa from a local framing gallery or … Continue reading

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What’s so Great About Antiques? First in a Three-Part Series

Think about the last time someone complimented you on something that you own. Did their comment trigger an automatic “thank you?” Or did you launch into a fascinating story about its origin? If you told a story, I’ll bet the … Continue reading

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Save the Planet with Antiques!

People buy vintage and antique items for all sorts of reasons. Some have lovely collections of vintage perfume bottles, for example. Others love the hunt for rare and exquisite music boxes. But there’s another very good reason to buy vintage … Continue reading

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