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Care and Repair of Antiques and Collectibles
Resources for care and repair of antiques and collectibles in general, including restoration supplies.

Online Appraisal Services for Antiques & Collectibles
Appraisal services offered through specialized sites and reputable auction houses.

Pottery and Porcelain Care and Repair
Learn how to clean, care for and repair ceramics, pottery and porcelain through these great resources researched by your About.com antiques guide.

Caring for Old Quilts and Textiles
Old fabrics require special cleaning, care and storage to keep them in top shape. Check out these great resources to learn more.

Regional Antiquing
Shops, museums and travel information across the United States and Canada for antique collectors on the road

Silver and Silverplate Care and Repair
Proper care and storage of silver and silverplate can keep your beautiful serving pieces looking good as new for years to come. Learn more here.

Decorating Tips and Ideas for Antiques
We can all use a few ideas on how to make our homes more cozy and inviting. These particular suggestions take antiques and collections into consideration.

Book Reviews on Antiques and Collectibles
Getting started can be a whole lot easier with the right reference guides to spur you along. From decorating to deco, take a look at these book reviews from your About.com antiques guide.

Pattern Identification Guides for Antiques & Collectibles
Use these pattern identification guides to help you identify your antique and collectible glassware, china and more.

Reproductions
Your online resource for information on antique and collectible reproductions, fakes and fantasy items

Examples for Identifying Antique Desk Styles
A research resource to featuring illustrated examples to help you identify antique desk styles

Identifying Antique Chests, Cupboards & Shelves
This research resource will help you identify and date antique chests and hutches in various styles

Learning About Cut Glass
Resources for learning about the sparkling beauty of cut glass, both European and American.

Furniture Price Guides
Antique Furniture Online Price Guides - Online price guides to help you value your antique furniture.

Antique Furniture Price Guides - Antique Furniture Price & Value Guides
A number of illustrated guides to help you identify and value your antique furniture,

Furniture Term Soundalikes - Furniture Terms that Sound Alike but Have Different Meanings
A series of fun furniture features that highlight terms that sound alike but have different meanings.

Art Deco and Retro Antique and Collectible Jewelry
From the 1920s through the 1940s, art deco and retro styling captured attention. Learn more about these beautiful jewelry styles.

Learning About Elegant Glass
Resources for information on elegant glass including Cambridge, Fostoria, Heisey and other manufacturers of high quality glassware.

Learning About Fine Art and Antiques
Take a look at the high-end world of antiques and fine art including bronzes, sculpture, furniture and paintings through some truly inspiring aritcles and useful links.

Glassware of the '40s, '50s & '60s
Resources for learning more about collectible glassware produced after the depression era during the '40s, '50s & '60s.

Silver Jewelry
Silver jewelry has been popular for centuries, and couldn't be any more desirable today. Learn about all types of silver adornments with these handy links and resources.

Caring for Books and Paper Collectibles
Learning to care for books and paper presents a unique challenge. Find out more about preserving these delicate collectibles.

Antique and Collectible Gassware Care - Care for Antique and Collectible Glassware
Learning to properly care for antique and collectible glassware will extend its life.

Photographs
Focus on identifying your antique photographic images with resources compiled by your antiques guide.

Sporting Antiques and Collectibles
A varied list of resources on antique and collectible euqipment used for fishing, baseball and other sports.

Furniture by Paul Evans Beats Estimates at Auction
Even non-antique furniture does well at auction, especially the work of a Mid-Century pro like Paul Evans. Read about auction results of Paul Evans' work.

Freaky and Creepy Santa Claus Antiques and Collectibles
Not all Santa Claus collectibles bring to mind a holly jolly Christmas. See a few creepy versions like belsnickles and his evil companion Krampus.

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Freaky and Creepy Santa Claus Antiques and Collectibles
Not all Santa Claus antiques and collectibles bring to mind a holly jolly Christmas. Take a look at a few that are downright creepy.

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A Brief History and Description of the Windsor Chair
Learn about the historic Windsor chair, and how it was born in England but refined in the colonies.

Milk Glass Ranger Joe Ranch Mug and Ranger Joe Round-Up Bowl with Red Lettering
How much is a Ranger Joe milk glass mug and bowl cereal set worth? Find out here.

Victorian Barber Bottle with Stopper - Milk Glass Values and Prices
How much can a Victorian milk glass barber bottle with hand decorating worth? Find out here. Page 3.

Milk Glass Political Plate with Profile of President William McKinley
How much is a milk glass plate featuring President McKinley worth? Find out here. Page 2.

Milk Glass Fenton Hobnail 12" Handled Basket
Wondering how much your Fenton Hobnail 12

Milk Glass Fenton Daisy and Button Hat 3"
Wondering how much your Fenton Daisy and Button Hat 3

Milk Glass Indiana Harvest Grape Tumbler
Wondering how much your Indiana Harvest Grape Tumbler made of milk glass is worth? Find out here. Page 8.

Milk Glass Westmoreland Dolphins Compote Candlesticks -
Wondering how much your Westmoreland Dolphin Compote with Matching Candlesticks made of milk glass is worth? Find out here. Page 7.

Milk Glass Westmoreland Ivy Ball
Wondering how much your Westmoreland Ivy Ball made of milk glass is worth? Find out here. Page 9.

Milk Glass Westmoreland Open Lacy Edge Bowl 13"
Wondering how much your Westmoreland Open Lacy Edge Bowl 13

Milk Glass Westmoreland Owl Toothpick Holder
Wondering how much your Westmoreland Owl Toothpick Holder made of milk glass is worth? Find out here. Page 11.

Westmoreland Milk Glass Beaded Covered Square Dish Similar to Paneled Grape
Wondering how much your Westmoreland Beaded Grape Covered Square Dish made of milk glass is worth? Find out here. Page 12.

Milk Glass Jackie Robinson Baseball Tumbler
Wondering how much your Jackie Robinson baseball tumbler made of milk glass is worth? Visit the Milk Glass Price guide to find out. Page 4.

Tips for Decorating with Antiques and Collectibles
Like to collect but not sure how to really decorate with your antiques? Take a look at eight ways to easily incorporate your collections into your home.

George Ohr Pottery Blue Pitcher
Wondering how much your George Ohr pitcher is worth? Use this guide to help you identify and value pottery crafted by George Ohr. Page 15.

George Ohr Pottery Brown Vase
Wondering how much your George Ohr vase is worth? Use this guide to help you identify and value pottery crafted by George Ohr. Page 16.

George Ohr Pottery Black Bowl
Wondering how much your George Ohr vase is worth? Use this guide to help you identify and value pottery crafted by George Ohr. Page 12.

George Ohr Pottery Brown Mug
Wondering how much your George Ohr mug is worth? Use this guide to help you identify and value pottery crafted by George Ohr. Page 6.

George Ohr Pottery Brown Vase
Wondering how much your George Ohr vase is worth? Use this guide to help you identify and value pottery crafted by George Ohr. Page 7.

George Ohr Pottery Crimped Bowl
Wondering how much your George Ohr vase is worth? Use this guide to help you identify and value pottery crafted by George Ohr. Page 14.

George Ohr Pottery Crimple Design Vase
Wondering how much your George Ohr vase is worth? Use this guide to help you identify and value pottery crafted by George Ohr. Page 11.

George Ohr Pottery Dark Green Vase
Wondering how much your George Ohr vase is worth? Use this guide to help you identify and value pottery crafted by George Ohr. Page 10.

George Ohr Pottery Green Tall Vase
Wondering how much your George Ohr vase is worth? Use this guide to help you identify and value pottery crafted by George Ohr. Page 13.

George Ohr Pottery Green Vase
Wondering how much your George Ohr vase is worth? Use this guide to help you identify and value pottery crafted by George Ohr. Page 9.

George Ohr Pottery Mottled Vase
Wondering how much your George Ohr vase is worth? Use this guide to help you identify and value pottery crafted by George Ohr. Page 8.

George Ohr Pottery Red Vase
Wondering how much your George Ohr vase is worth? Use this guide to help you identify and value pottery crafted by George Ohr. Page 5.

Weller Cretone Ball Vase -
Discover the beauty of Weller Pottery while valuing and identifying Weller Cretone ball vases. Page 7.

Weller Woodcraft Fishbowl Base
Discover the beauty of Weller Pottery while valuing and identifying Weller Woodcraft fishbowl bases. Page 16.

Weller Coppertone Frog Tray
How much did a Weller Coppertone frog pin tray sell for at auction? Find out here. Page 5.

Weller Coppertone Frog Bowl
How much is a Weller Coppertone Frog Bowl or Compote worth? Find out here.

Weller Louwelsa American Indian Vase
How much did a Weller Louwelsa American Indian portrait floor vase sell for at auction? Find out here. Page 4.

Weller L'Art Nouveau Vase
How much is a Weller L'Art Nouveau vase worth? Find out here. Page 3.

Weller Muskuta Nude Flower Frog
How much could a Weller Muskuta nude on rock flower frog worth? Find out here. Page 2.

Weller Trial Glaze Double Handled Vase
Discover the beauty of Weller Pottery while valuing and identifying Weller trial glaze double handled vase. Page 14.

Weller Hudson Vase
Discover the beauty of Weller Pottery while valuing and identifying Weller Hudson vases. Page 6.

Weller LaSa Vase
Discover the beauty of Weller Pottery while valuing and identifying Weller LaSa vases. Page 13.

Weller Pottery Price, Value and Identification Guide
Discover the beauty of Weller Pottery while valuing and identifying the company's varied wares.

Weller Bedford Matte Green Urn
Discover the beauty of Weller Pottery while valuing and identifying Weller's Bedford matte green urn. Page 15.

Weller Hudson Vase Signed by Artist Dorothy England Laughead
Discover the beauty of Weller Pottery while valuing and identifying the company's Hudson vases signed by Dorothy England Laughead. Page 12.

Weller Rhead Faience Mug
Discover the beauty of Weller Pottery while valuing and identifying Weller Rhead faience mug. Page 11.

Weller Sicard Vase
Discover the beauty of Weller Pottery while valuing and identifying Weller Sicard vases. Page 8.

Weller Silvertone Vase
Discover the beauty of Weller Pottery while valuing and identifying Weller Silvertone vases. Page 10.

Weller Xenia Vase
Discover the beauty of Weller Pottery while valuing and identifying Weller Xenia vases. Page 9.

Weller Pottery Price, Value and Identification Guide
Discover the beauty of Weller Pottery while valuing and identifying the company's varied wares.

Is It Memento Mori or Mourning Jewelry?
Is what you have Victorian mourning jewelry, or perhaps earlier memento mori? See this comparative article to decide between the two.

Barber Shop Antiques: Occupational Shaving Mugs
Collecting occupational shaving mugs can be an interesting and fun hobby. Learn more about these early 1900s antiques here.

Wild and Wonderful Antique Chair Styles
Think you've seen it all when it comes to antique chairs? Check out five intriguing examples including the curule, gondola, klismos, and savonarola.

The Hitchcock Chair in Antique Furniture
Trace the history of the Hitchcock chair, a popular painted and stenciled style of early 19th century including how to authenticate an original.

How to Clean and Season Cast Iron, Including Griswold
Learn how to clean a rusty, old cast iron pan and then season it to perfection for future cooking.

How To Properly Store Old Photographs
Learning how to store photographs for future generations means more than sticking them in an album. Learn how you can preserve your families keepsake photos for posterity.

Nickel Silver, German Silver and Alpaca
Nickel silver, German silver and alpaca aren't really silver at all. Learn more about these false forms of silver.

Enameled Antiques - Plique a jour, Guilloche, Cloisonne
Wondering what type of enamel is decorating your antiques or vintage jewelry? Take a look at four different types of enameling, including plique a jour, guilloche, and cloisonne.

What's the Difference in Art Nouveau and Art Deco?
Wondering about the difference between Art Nouveau and Art Deco? Learn more here.

Coalbrookdale Cast Iron Furniture
In the 1800s, one of the leading contemporary purveyors of outdoor furniture was the Coalbrookdale Company of Shropshire, England. This lavishly illustrated article traces the history and describes the work of the Coalbrookdale Company, whose 19th-century cast-iron settees, chairs and tables have become valuable antiques.

Breakfront Bookcase Cabinet Antique Furniture
Learning what breakfront means in furniture styling needn't break your heart. It's all in this illustrated glossary-style article that defines and describes breakfront furniture.

Régence Vs Regency Style Antique Furniture
While they sound almost alike, Régence and Regency furniture are decidedly different styles. Learn how to distinguish Régence from Regency furniture.

How to Identify a French Antique Lingerie Chest
The semainier is an unique type of antique chest. Developed in 18th-century France, the semainier was a piece of luxury furniture for a luxurious age. This glossary-style article defines and describes the semainier, with illustrations.

Collecting Barber Shop Memorabilia with Values
Have a penchant for barber shop and shaving memorabilia? Take a look at several items sold at auction to see what yours might be worth.

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An index of categories in the

Tiffany Glass: Painting with Color and Light
Learn more about a traveling free of charge exhibit that introduces visitors to the lamps, windows and elements of items made at Tiffany Studios.

Victorian Glass – 5 Unique Examples
From the epergne to the wedding bell, there are a number of types of glass that were popular during the Victorian era. Learn more about several of them here.

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Wedgwood - English Ceramics with Lasting Appeal
Wedgwood is best known for its blue and white Jasperware, but the company made many different types of wares including fine china.

Values for Fishing Lures
Wondering how much those old fishing lures in the tackle box might be worth? Take a look at several examples by Heddon, Chub Creek and others here.

An Introduction to Flow Blue
Flow blue earthenware and porcelain has long been popular with collectors and decorators. Learn more about it here.

Collecting Turkey Platters and Plates
All hail the turkey platter, the king of Thanksgiving. For more than a century now, beautiful turkey platters and dinnerware have graced holiday tables. Learn more about the tradition here.

Rare Costume Jewelry Boucher Punchinello Brooch to Sell at Auction
A rare example of 1940s vintage costume jewelry, the Punchinello brooch by Marcel Boucher, will sell at auction in December, 2015.

Antique and Collectible Glass Value and Price Guides
Value, price and identify your antique and collectible glassware ranging from art glass to Depression glass with these guides.

Valuing Antiques - Price Guides, Appraisals & Resources
All the information you need on valuing and prices for antiques and collectibles in one convenient location.

Values for Michael Jackson Memorabilia and Collectibles
How much is Michael Jackson memorabilia worth when sold at auction? Find out here.

Remembering Romance With Vintage Valentines
Nothing says romance like a vintage Valentine's Day Card.

Quezal Art Glass - Wares Related to Tiffany and Durand
Think you might have a piece of Quezal art glass? Learn more about it here.

Westmoreland Glass Company History and Milk Glass
This introduction to Westmoreland Glass Company includes history, information on their milk glass wares, and marks used by the company.

Collecting Vintage Handbags and Purses
Purses were used by both men and women in medieval times, but today collecting them is by and large a ladies proposition. Learn about a number of styles of highly collectible handbags and how much they're worth.

Collecting Mid-Century Handbags Made of Lucite
Vintage goes full tilt when it comes to funky and fashionable mid-century handbags made of plastics. Learn more about them here.

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Values and Prices for 1950s Vintage Lucite Handbags
Wondering how much your 1950s vintage Lucite handbag might be worth? See values for a number of these purses sold at auction.

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Alberto Vargas and His Varga Girls - Pinup Art
See examples of Alberto Vargas's collectible Varga Girl cards and learn more about his pinup art career.

3 Types of Antiques You Can’t Afford
From rare lamps to masterpiece furniture, take a look at three types of antiques you'll probably never be able to afford but can admire just the same.

4 Factors That Devalue Antique Porcelain
Learn more about how crazing, chips, cracks and repairs can impact the value of porcelain, and how to detect these condition issues before you buy.

Shirley Temple Collectibles - Child Star's Memorabilia Sought by Collectors
Even those too young to remember Shirley Temple as a child star can still appreciate the collectibles bearing her likeness. Learn more about them here.

Starting a Baseball Memorabilia Collection
Thinking about starting a collection of baseball memorabilia? Author Jeff Figler provides a point of departure in his latest book.

Where to Sell Your Antiques and Collectibles
Figuring out the best place to sell your antiques can seem like a daunting task. Take a look at these suggestions for several ideas.

Metal Mesh Wares Made by Whiting & Davis Including Jewelry, Clothing, and Safety Equipment
Whiting & Davis is best known for making handbags, but their famed metal mesh has been used in jewelry, clothing and safety equipment manufacture, too.

Learning About Swanky Swigs
Ever heard of a Swanky Swig? Learn more about them and their colorful character glass cousins here.

How to Find Value or Price of Antique Rugs
Wondering how much your antique rug is worth? Antique rugs can be difficult to value without the help of an expert.

Collecting Vintage Loose Powder Compacts
Vintage powder compacts reflect a time in American life when powdering a nose wasn't just a necessity, it was an event. Learn more about them here.

Collecting Akro Agate Marbles and Glass
Maybe you've heard of the marbles but don't know much about the glass. Or is it the other way around? Find out more about the varied wares made by Akro Agate from the early 1900s through the late 1940s.

Collecting Vintage License Plates Guide
Old license plates as collectibles? You bet! Learn more about the value of vintage license plates and what's collectible here.

How to Buy Vintage Costume Jewelry Like a Pro
Need some hints on how to buy vintage costume jewelry for yourself or as a gift? Take a look at these helpful hints.

Royal Vienna Beehive or Shield Mark on Antique Porcelain
There's more to Royal Vienna than a beehive mark, which really isn't a beehive at all. Find out what you need to know about this antique porcelain here.

Learning About William and Mary Style Antique Furniture
William and Mary furniture was popular in the late 1600s and early 1700s. Learn more about the background of this style along with the types of chairs and tables made during this era.

Westmoreland's Paneled Grape Milk Glass
Is that white glassware Westmoreland's Paneled Grape milk glass? See an example and learn more about it here.

Storing and Preserving Antique Photographs
Keeping photographs for posterity means taking good care of them -- essentially preserving the past through photo conservation. Learn more from an expert with this informative feature.

Learning About Antique and Collectible Teddy Bears
Learn about the teddy bear's history, what's collectible and newer teddy bears that will likely be collected in the future.

The Slant-Front Desk Style in Antique Furniture
The slant-front desk is a popular, distinctive style originating in the 1700s and remaining popular for literally centuries.

How to Bid at a Live Auction - Tips and Hints for Successful Bidding
Going to live auctions can be fun and exciting. Learn what to do before you go to make your auction visits more successful with a helpful

First Wolverine Art Page Sells for World Record Price
When is comic book art worth more than $657,000? When it shows the first appearance of Wolverine.

Kammer & Reinhardt Character Doll Sells for World Record Price
When is a doll worth $393,886? When it's a rare Kammer & Reinhardt character doll.

Cartier “Tutti Frutti” Bracelet
When is a bracelet worth more than $2.2 million? When it's a rare Cartier example once owned by Evelyn Lauder.

Ming Dynasty Chicken Cup Sells for World Record Price
When is a tiny cup worth more than $36 million? When it dates to the Ming Dynasty. Learn about this and four other record-breaking auctions including a Leica 0-Serie Camera, the first Wolverine comic book art page, Kammer and Reinhardt character doll, and a Cartier Tutti Frutti bracelet.

Leica 0-Serie Camera Sells for World Record Price
When is a camera worth $2.9 million? When it's one of 25 known to exist like this Leica 0-Serie modle.

Vintage Gift Ideas for Fashionistas
Need a gift idea for a fashionista? Think about vintage jewelry and handbags for the fashionable ladies on your list.

The Fun of Figural Costume Jewelry - Collecting Costume Jewelry Figurals
Think vintage costume jewelry is old news? You might think again after reading about these fun figurals in all price ranges - from $5-$5,000!

Collecting Kugel Christmas Ornaments
Kugels are a type of early Christmas ornament that can be quite valuable. Learn more about them here.

Items Every Antiques Lover Needs
Four things all collectors, dealers and general antiques lovers should have.

Useful Antiques and Collectibles Trending Now
Like to stay on trend decorating but intrigued by antiques and collectibles? Here are a number of ideas to keep your home stylish while satisfying that urge to forage for your favorite antiques.

Vintage and Antique Gifts for the Man in Your Life
Need a gift idea for that hard to buy for man on your list? Take a look at these ideas for antiques and collectibles he'll love.

Romancing the Collector with an Antique Gift
If your collecting sweetheart truly loves you, the same old gift will certainly suffice. But wouldn't it be nice to really wow them with a gift from the heart this year? It's not nearly as complicated as you might think, and it doesn't have to be costly either.

Learning About Golf Collectibles
Golf collectibles and memorabilia can be a rewarding pastime, especially if you're a fan of the game. Find out what you can expect to pay if you decide to start a collection.

Weller Louwelsa Pottery - Popular Art Ceramics Made from 1896 through 1924
Learn more about Louwelsa pottery made by Weller from 1896 through the mid-1920s.

Weller Louwelsa Pottery - Popular Art Ceramics Made from 1896 through 1924
Learn more about Louwelsa pottery made by Weller from 1896 through the mid-1920s.

Collecting Breweriana aka Beer Collectibles - Appreciation for Beer Collectibles Goes Beyond Good Taste
Learn more about what's hot when it comes to collecting breweriana, also known as beer collectibles.

Recommended Books - Vintage Costume Jewelry Reference Guides
With the popularity of vintage costume jewelry for collections and personal wear, it's good to have a few good books on your shelf. Here are several recommended by Pamela Y. Wiggins.

Fashion in 1904 Advertising Ads
Scans of fashionable clothing and accessories popular in 1904 from a vintage edition of Ladies Home Journal.

What Makes This Thanksgiving Advertising Postcard so Valuable? - Gold Dust Twins Memorabilia
What Makes This Thanksgiving Advertising Postcard so Valuable? In comparison to others of the same age, it's all about the Gold Dust Twins.

Homes to Tour with Beautiful Antiques
American mansions and historic homes offer not only a window into the past, but great lessons on antiques in a walk-through museum setting.

Vintage and Antique Gift Ideas for Wine Lovers
Special gifts for wine lovers come easy when you shop vintage and antique. Take a look at several ideas for gifts that any wine enthusiast would enjoy.

Delft Pottery
Is all Delftware blue and white with windmills? Hardly. Learn all about Delft pottery originating in Holland and see a decidedly more colorful example.

Spode and Copeland British Bone China - Identifying and Dating from Antique to Modern
Spode & Copeland Bone China - A brief history including how to date pieces.

Collecting Memorabilia from The Texas Centennial
They threw a big party in Texas to celebrate the Texas Centennial back in 1936. Now people collect items from that event along with World's Fair memorabilia.

Learning How to Recognize Period Antique Furniture Masterpieces
It's important to be able to recognize and grade antique furniture from masterpiece to mediocre.

Understanding the American Federal Furniture Period
The Federal period in American furniture history can be a bit confusing when it comes to understanding Neoclassical influences and the work of Hepplewhite and Sheraton. Learn more about it here.

What is Amberina Glass?
Wondering if your item is really Amberina glass? Take a look at this article to learn about the real deal and the imitators.

Antiques Events, Shows and Exhibits - Things to Do Relating to Collecting and Collectibles
Looking for antiques shows, flea markets, and related events in your area or an area where you'll be traveling? Check out this state-by-state calendar of events.

Anthropomorphic Veggie Man Candy Container
How much is an anthropomorphic veggie man Halloween candy container worth? Find out the high value of one example shown here.

Who Were the Herter Brothers?
The Herter Bros. made some of the finest Gilded Age antique furniture. See an example here.

The Kings of Cowboy Collectibles
Learn about the kings of 1940s and '50s cowboy collectibles - Roy Rogers, Hopalong Cassidy, and Lone Ranger.

3 Kinds of Creepy Antiques
There are some antiques that are on the creepy side. Learn more about mourning jewelry, Victorian photography, and funeral memorabilia here.

Great American Illustration Artists
From true icons to interesting characters, the world of 20th century illustration art is vast. Learn more about some of the greats with links to see examples of their work.

The Pin-up Art of Gil Elvgren
Wanting to learn more about pin-up artist Gil Elvgren? Read this feature about the legendary illustrator and his remarkable work.

McClelland Barclay - Famous American Illustrator’s Work Beyond Paintings, Posters and Prints
McClelland Barclay is know for his work as an illustrator, but it goes far beyond oil and canvas or paper and pencil.

The World’s Most Beautiful Antique Lamps
View some of the world's most beautiful antique lamps and learn more about the companies that made them: Tiffany, Pairpoint, and Handel.

The Value or Price of Hubley Pekinese Dog Doorstops - Size, Rarity and Condition All Come Into Play with These Cast Iron Antiques
Find out how much a Hubley Pekinese dog doorstop might be worth.

Read More About Real and Reproduction Cast Iron Door Stops
Read more about authentic vs. reproduction cast iron doorstops through a slideshow from About Antiques.

Bulldogs in Barrel Cast Iron Doorstop Authentic and Reproduction Compared
Wondering if your cast iron Bulldogs in Barrel doorstop is original or a reproduction? Take a look at this side by side comparison.

Bulldogs in Basket Cast Iron Doorstops Back View - Original and Reproduction Compared
If you're trying to determine if your Bulldogs in Basket cast iron doorstop is authentic, examining these back views of real and repro pieces side by side may help immensely.

Cocker Spaniel Cast Iron Doorstops - Original and Reproduction Compared
Wondering if your Cocker Spaniel cast iron doorstop is a 1930s original or a later reproduction? See them compared here.

Cocker Spaniel Reproduction - Back View of Cast Iron Doorstop
Looking at the back of a Cocker Spaniel doorstop can indicate whether or not your example is old or new.

Learning About Coca-Cola & Coke Collectibles and Advertising Memorabilia
One of the most recognizable brands of all time, Coke and Coca-Cola have wide appeal to collectors. Learn more about these advertising collectibles here.

Pot Metal - Learn About a Type of Metal Used in 1930s Costume Jewelry
Learn what pot metal refers to in costume jewelry through this illustrated glossary definition.

Antique Silver Plate Simpson & Hall Cherub Wheeled Relish Dish Price Guide - Simpson & Hall Cherub Wheeled Relish Dish Holder Antique Silver Plate
Simpson & Hall Cherub Wheeled Relish Dish Holder - A Guide to Help You Identify and Value Your Silver Plated Antiques

Antique Silver Plate Winged Cherub Holding Glass Plate Price Guide - Prices for Winged Cherub Holding Glass Plate Antique Silver Plated
Large Winged Cherub Holding Glass Plate - A Guide to Help You Identify and Value Your Silver Plated Antiques. Page 6.

Antique Silver Plate Bird on Crate Figural Napkin Ring Price Guide - Prices and Values for Antique Silver Plate Bird on Crate Figural Napkin Ring
Bird on Crate Figural Napkin Ring - A Guide to Help You Identify and Value Your Silver Plated Antiques. Page 5.

Antique Silver Plate Tufts Iron Figural Napkin Ring Price and Value Guide - Prices and Values for Antique Silver Plated Tufts Iron Figural Napkin Ring
Tufts Iron Figural Napkin Ring - A Guide to Help You Identify and Value Your Silver Plated Antiques. Page 7.

Antique Silver Plate Figural Napkin Ring Salt & Pepper Set - Prices and Values for Antique Silver Plate Figural Napkin Ring Salt & Pepper Set
Figural Napkin Ring Salt & Pepper Combination Set - A Guide to Help You Identify and Value Your Silver Plated Antiques. Page 2.

Antique Silver Plate Continental Silver Plate Dressing Table Box Value Guide - Prices Continental Silver Plate Dressing Table Box Antique Silver Plate
Continental Silver Plate Dressing Table Box - A Guide to Help You Identify and Value Your Silver Plated Antiques. Page 3.

Antique Derby Silver Plate Company Cake Stand - Prices and Values for Antique Derby Silverplate
Wondering how much a Derby Silver Plate Company cake stand is worth? Visit the Silver Plate Value Guide to find out. Page 4.

Antique Silver Plate English Inkstand Inkwell Price and Value Guide - Prices and Values for Antique Silver Plated English Ink Stand Inkwell
English Inkstand or Inkwell - A Guide to Help You Identify and Value Your Silver Plated Antiques. Page 8.

Antique Wilcox Silver Plated Figural Wine Glass Holders Value Guide - Prices and Values for Antique Wilcox Silver Plated Figural Wine Glass Holders
Wilcox Silver Plated Figural Wine Glass Holders - A Guide to Help You Identify and Value Your Silver Plated Antiques. Page 9.

Storing and Displaying Sterling and Silver Plated Wares
Wondering about the best way to store and display your silver and silverplates antiques? Take a look at this informative guide. Page 3.

Antique Silver Care and Display
Are you afraid of antique sterling silver? No need to be. With proper care and storage, you can enjoy shining silver wares for the holidays and beyond.

Caring for, Storing and Using Your Sterling and Silver Plated Wares
Need to know more about cleaning sterling and silver plated wares? Here's a great place to start. Page 2.

Plugging in to Vintage Electric Appliances
Stocking a kitchen with small vintage appliances can be really hip and trendy. Learn more with a great feature from your About.com antiques guide.

Why Condition is Important When Valuing or Determining the Value of Antiques and Collectibles
Condition is the single most important factor in valuing antiques and collectibles. Find out why with this article from About.com's antiques guide.

Profile of Märklin Inc. and Märklin GmbH Antique Toys
Märklin made some of the most collectible and highly valued toys on today's secondary market. Find out more about the company here.

Thrift Hunters to Debut on Spike TV
Thrift Hunters - New Show Features Duo Hunting for Antique and Collectible Finds in Las Vegas

Caring for Antiques & Collectibles by Storing Them in the Proper Way
Light, humidity and less than perfect temperatures can all be a detriment to collections. Find out how to keep your prized possessions and valuable heirlooms in top shape here.

Caring for Antiques & Collectibles by Cleaning Them the Proper Way
Cleaning antiques and collections can preserve them. Do it wrong, however, and you could destroy a valuable item. Page 2.

Thrifting Blunders Made by Beginners Shopping for Antiques and Collectibles
Don't make these common mistakes when you're making your thrift store rounds.

Evaluating and Valuing Wristwatches - Valuable Antique & Vintage Watches
Evaluating a vintage or antique wristwatch to find out how much it's worth? Take a look at these tips from a former Antiques Roadshow appraiser.

What is Ormolu as a Decorative Element on Antique Furniture?
Would you know ormolu if you saw it? Let this illustration guide you in recognizing ormolu on antique furniture.

Harrison Fisher - An Illustrator Known for Drawing Beautiful American Women
Find yourself a

Patek Philippe & Co.
Learn more about Patek Philippe, the legendary company that originated the wristwatch in the mid-1800s, and created many beautiful pendant and pocket watches as well.

Empire Style Furniture - Designs Popular in the Early- to Mid-1800s
Empire, a style originating in France, was popular in America in the early- to mid-1800s.

Cast Iron Doorstops - What Makes them Valuable and Desirable
Find out what makes an old cast iron doorstop desirable and valuable to collectors.

Moorcroft Pottery - Dating These English Wares Using Marks
Wondering how old your Moorcroft pottery might be? Find out how to use the mark on the bottom to date your piece.

Safely Packing Ephemera, or Paper Collectibles, and Photographs for Shipping
Packing ephemera and photographs for shipping can be accomplished safely and easily following these simple steps.

Top Ways to Ruin Antiques and Collectibles Emphasizing Care, Repair and Restoration
You wouldn't ruin an antique or collectible intentionally, right? Learn how to avoid hurtful situations when it comes to antiques.

An Introduction to Collecting Newcomb College Pottery
Newcomb College Pottery ranks very high among art pottery collectors. Find out more about this legendary pottery's history, marks and how much these pieces are worth.

Utilizing China Matching Services - There's No Use Crying Over Broken Dishes
Using a china matching service can be a great way to replace missing pieces from your antique dinnerware services. But there are other reasons to look one up in your area as well. Check it out!

Ways to Celebrate a Victorian Christmas - Winter Holiday Customs and Traditions of Yesteryear
Many of the Christmas traditions followed today date back to the Victorian era. Find out how to celebrate a Victorian Christmas.

Elbert Hubbard's Accidental Influence on the Arts & Crafts Movement
Elbert Hubbard is known as an American Arts & Crafts pioneer developing the Roycroft community. But did you know that much of his influence, and the Roycrofters in general, happened accidentally?

Sterling Silver/Plated Antiques & Jewelry: Price Guides
Wondering how much your antique silver and old silver plates wares are worth? Get some clues here.

Developing an Eye for Finding Quality Antiques at Bargain Prices
Developing an eye for quality antiques can help you net more valuable finds when you're out on the prowl for antiques.

What You Can Learn from a Pontil Mark - An Identifier in Blown Glass
Wondering what the term pontil mark means? Find out more about this indicator of blown glass.

Resin Washed or Overdyed Bakelite Jewelry - A Decorative Technique
Wonder what it means when a piece of Bakelite is referred to as overdyed or over-dyed? Find out through this illustrated example.

Bangle Bracelet Example
Bangle bracelets originated in ancient times but they're still popular today. See what qualifies as a bangle bracelet here.

Learning to Handle Porcelain with Care
Concerned about damaging porcelain treasures you've collected or inherited? Take a lot at these tips to avoid ruining your antique and collectible treasures.

Definition and Example of a Pad Foot on Antique Furniture
This glossary-style entry defines and describes the furniture foot style called a pad food. This definition of a pad foot describes the furniture style, compares it to other styles, and indicates what periods of furniture it is typical of.

James Montgomery Flagg’s Remarkable Work
Ever hear of Jimmy Flagg? That talented kid grew up to be James Montgomery Flagg who drew iconic

What is Custard Glass?
What is custard glass? Find out more about this old glassware that brings to mind a yummy dessert with it's creamy appearance.

Original Uncle Sam Posters Sold at Auction for Big Bucks
Wonder how much an original Uncle Sam

Haviland Limoges China
Beginning to research a Haviland Limoges china pattern? Read this overview first to take in some key points that will help.

The Handel Company
Some of the most beautiful lamps on the secondary market were made by The Handel Company. Learn about what they're worth, and the other wares made by this early 1900s business.

Starting a Retirement Antiques Business
Thinking about starting an antiques business to supplement your retirement income? See if that's the right move for you by answering several questions.

Mandalian Enameled Metal Mesh Handbags - A Whiting & Davis Competitor
Learn more about Mandalian metal mesh bags, including which condition issues can considerably lower their value.

Andy Gump Collectibles - A Comic Strip Character Lives On
Have a toy car, bank, or other novelty item featuring a funny-looking chinless cartoon fellow? It might be a valuable Andy Gump novelty. Find out how much they're worth here.

Reproduction Tiffany Lily Pad Lamp Sold for $2,400
What is a reproduction Tiffany lily pad lamp worth? Find out here.

Reproduction Tiffany Woodbine on Green Lamp Sold for $3,000
Have a reproduction Tiffany Woodbine on the Green lamp? Find out how much it might be worth here.

A $5,100 Tiffany Lamp Reproduction
While many reproductions of rare antiques are basically worthless, that's not the case with Tiffany lamps. Find out how much a number of reproductions sold for at auction.

Reproduction Tiffany Lamp with Floral Shade Sold for $2,160
How much is a reproduction Tiffany lamp with floral shade and urn-shaped base worth? Find out here.

Read More About Louis Comfort Tiffany and His Work
Learn about Louis Comfort Tiffany and his amazing home, along with his artistry in glass, with these links to illustrated features.

Reproduction Tiffany Lamp with Fruit Shade Sold for $5,400
How much is a reproduction Tiffany lamp with fruit shade worth? Find out here.

Are Glass Insulators Worth Anything? - What to Look for in Valuable Examples
Have an old glass insulator that once stood on a telegraph or telephone pole? Find out if it's worth anything with this feature article.

Texaco Motor Oil Porcelain Flange Sign
Petroliana can be worth big bucks when it's in near mint condition. Take a look at a Texaco Motor Oil porcelain sign as an example.

Gas Station Collectibles Including Pumps and Globes
View an early Shell gas pump globe and see how much it sold for at auction.

Tokheim Gas Pump in Conoco Gasoline Motif
Old gas pumps can be worth a pretty penny, even if some of the parts are reproductions. See a Conoco pump and learn how much it sold for at auction here.

Quaker State Motor Oil Rack with Cans
Even motor oil cans can be worth some money when collectors are involved. See how much an original Quaker State rack with cans sold for at auction.

F. Earl Christy - An American Illustrator Known for His Beautiful Women
F. Earl Christy created illustrations of beautiful women in the tradition of Charles Dana Gibson and Harrison Fisher. Learn more about his work here.

Ways to Add Value to Your Antiques
Wondering if there's a way to make your antiques a bit more valuable? Find out here.

Preserving Antiques & Collectibles - Library Preservation Week Encourages Conservation
Have you heard of Preservation Week? Libraries across the country encourage the conservation of antiques and collectibles through this program.

René Lalique: The Art Nouveau Master - Jewelry and Glassware
Learn more about Art Nouveau master Rene' Lalique, including how his jewelry and glassware were marked.

Incised or Impressed Mark Example - Used on Earthenware and Ceramics for ID and Dating
What is an incised mark, and is it the same as an impressed mark? Find out more about this term associated with antique and collectible pottery and porcelain items.

Grueby Pottery Company - About the Company's History, Wares, Marks and Values
Grueby Pottery - Learn about the history and how these pieces were marked to help authenticate and date pieces.

Gouda Pottery - Colorful Antique Earthenware Originating in Holland
There's more to Gouda than cheese. Like when you're researching a colorful piece of antique Gouda pottery, for instance.

Rare Winged Armoire Donated to Louisiana State Museum
Prominent New Orleans antiques dealer M.S. Rau donated the Henry Clay Rosedown Plantation Armoire to the Louisiana State Museum in May, 2015. Learn more about it here.

Identifying Roseville Pottery Patterns - Photos of This Company's Varied Designs
Roseville produced many, many patterns and this guide can help you identify them.

Standing Rabbit Children's Juvenile Dinnerware Made by Roseville
See some of the varied pieces available in the Roseville Juvenile line of children's pottery dinnerware.

Varied Patterns on Children’s Dinnerware - Roseville Juvenile Line
Roseville's Juvenile line of dinnerware for children wasn't always marked. Find out more about these valuable dishes here.

Roseville Juvenile Line Standing Rabbit Motif Single Creamer - Children's Dishes
Are you familiar with Roseville's Juvenile line of dinnerware?

Read More About the Roseville Juvenile Line of Children's Dinnerware
Collecting Roseville's Juvenile dinnerware made for kids from about 1910-1930 can be an expensive proposition. Learn more about it here.

Crawford Riddell Furniture
Have a piece of Crawford Riddell furniture? Make sure you don't have a museum piece on your hands before valuing or refinishing it.

Mission Style Furniture - Identification and Makers Including Stickley
Learn more about Mission style furniture including the elements to look for and who made this American Arts & Crafts style.

Warman's Costume Jewelry by Pamela Y. Wiggins
Should you buy a copy of Warman's Costume Jewelry? Find out why the Antiques Expert for About.com wrote this book, and who might benefit the most from reading it.

Is It Victorian Mourning Jewelry?
While it's often marketed as such, not all black jewelry made during the Victorian era was meant for mourning. Find out how to identify black mourning jewelry here with links to other related articles.

Toys & Prices 19th Edition - Collectible Playthings and Their Values Take the Spotlight in The Updated Version of This Book
Have toys from the 1940s through the '80s you're trying to value? Check out this great updated book.

Antiques Trader Antiques & Collectibles 2014 Price Guide
Wondering if Antique Trader Antiques & Collectibles 2014 Price Guide by Eric Bradley is the right price guide to suit your needs? Take a look at this review to find out.

Paul Evans: Mid-Century Furniture Design Master
Demand, interest and values are growing when it comes to the work of mid-century modern furniture designer Paul Evans.

Starting a Postcard Collection
Thinking about starting a postcard collection? Look here for great tips to help both kids and adults get a leg up on a fun collection of vintage postcards.

The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels - The Fashion of Van Cleef & Arpels as Shown in the Minaudiere Clutch Evening Purse


The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels - Transformations as Seen in this Zip Bracelet From Van Cleef & Arpels


The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels - A Snowflake Brooch Created by Van Cleef & Arpels


The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels - Exoticism Exhibited in Van Cleef & Arpels Designs with "Foreign" Motifs Such and Egyptian or Asian


The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels - Celebrities Who Wore Van Cleef & Arpels Jewelry Include Marlene Dietrich, Elizabeth Taylor and Grace Kelly


The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels - Van Cleef & Arpels Jewelry Exhibited at the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York


The Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels: Innovation


1904 to Modern: How Women's Magazines Compare
1904 to Modern: How Women's Magazines Compare

Advertising in 1904 - Advertisements from Ladies Home Journal in 1904
Advertising in 1904 - Advertisements from Ladies Home Journal in 1904

Cigar Ribbon Table Cover - Learn More About Tablecloths Made from Cigar Bundle Ribbons in the Late 1800s and Early 1900s
Cigar ribbons were used to fashion many small items such as tablecloths and pillows at the turn of the 20th century. See an example here.

United States Glass Co. - Marks, Patterns and Wares
Did you know that U.S. Glass Co. was actually formed of 18 different glassware factories in the 1800s? Learn more about what this glass giant made and how those pieces were marked.

Valuing Old Bottles
Wondering how to value old bottles? Learn the basics of color, rarity and condition here.

The Definition of Jardiniere in Antique Pottery
Curious about the jardiniere? See what a jardiniere looks like.

Foxing - A Commonly Found Condition Issue in Ephemera
Foxing is a condition issue commonly found in old paper items. Learn more about it here.

Is It Safe to Buy and Sell Antiques and Collectibles on Craigslist?
Can you safely buy or sell antiques and collectibles on Craigslist? Yes, but proceed with caution.

Antique Office Furniture Built for Two - The Partner's Desk
Wondering what qualifies as a partner's desk? See an example by Charles Limbert here.

Collecting Glass Children’s Dishes - What You Need to Know to Start a Collection
Have you ever thought about collecting glass children's dishes like those your mom, grandmother or even your great-grandmother played with? Here's some information to get you started.

Hazel Atlas Glass Company - A Big Name in Depression Glass
Learn more about Hazel Atlas and their colorful Depression glass patterns here.

Art Nouveau Jewelry of Louis Comfort Tiffany
Curious about the jewelry crafted under the supervision of Louis Comfort Tiffany? Learn more about it here.

Tiffany Peacock Necklace Back - The Back Side of the Tiffany Peacock Necklace Features Pink Flamingos
See the reverse of the peacock necklace designed by Louis Comfort Tiffany.

Tiffany & Co. Jewelry Design Book - A Book Filled with Artist's Design Renderings Produced by Tiffany & Co. from 1914-1933 by Meta K. Overbeck
Have you ever wondered how a jewelry design gets its start? This Tiffany & Co. design book from 1914-1933 will show you where jewelry artistry begins.

Syroco by Syracuse Ornamental Co.- Molded Wood Pulp Decorative Items and Jewelry
Have a vintage item that looks like carved wood but isn't quite right? See if it's SyrocoWood, also known as Woodite, here.

Rare Lavender Quahog Pearl Sells for $16,500 - Gem Found in Seafood Soup Exceeds Pre-auction Estimates
Ever heard of a Quahog pearl? Take a look at one found in seafood soup that sold for $16,500!

A Book for Kid Pickers - TV Star Mike Wolfe Encourages Next Gen Collectors
Learn more about how Mike Wolfe of the History Chanel's hit television show

The Garland Style: Quintessential Belle Epoque / Edwardian Jewelry
Edwardian Era Belle Epoque jewelery features diamonds and pearls in lacy, graceful settings. This illustrated article identifies the garland style in antique jewelery.

Festoon Necklace Example - A Commonly Misidentified Antique Style
Lots of necklaces are described as festoon style, and many of them aren't really festoons at all. Learn about what qualifies as a festoon style necklace.

Ball Railroad Open Face Pocket Watch - Illustrated Prices and Values for Antique Ball Railroad Open Face Pocket Watches
Ball Railroad Open Face Pocket Watch - Use this illustrated price guide to help you value your antique pocket watches.

Elgin Hand Crank Pocket Watch - Illustrated Prices and Values for Antique Elgin Hand Crank Pocket Watches
Elgin Hand Crank Pocket Watch - Use this illustrated price guide to help you value your antique pocket watches. Page 2.

Fortunia Hand Crank Pocket Watch - Illustrated Prices and Values for Antique Fortunia Hand Crank Pocket Watches
Fortunia Hand Crank Pocket Watch - Use this illustrated price guide to help you value your antique pocket watches. Page 3.

Illinois Hunter Case Pocket Watch - Illustrated Prices and Values for Antique Illinois Hunter Case Pocket Watch Special for Railway
Illinois Hunter Case Pocket Watch Special for Railway - Use this illustrated price guide to help you value your antique pocket watches. Page 4.

New York Standard Pocket Watch - Illustrated Prices and Values for Antique New York Standard Hunter Case Pocket Watch
New York Standard Hunter Case Pocket Watch - Use this illustrated price guide to help you value your antique pocket watches. Page 5.

Large Railroad Repeater Pocket Watch - Illustrated Prices and Values for Antique Large Railroad Repeater Pocket Watch
Large Railroad Repeater Pocket Watch - Use this illustrated price guide to help you value your antique pocket watches. Page 6.

Utmost Open Face Repeater Pocket Watch - Illustrated Prices and Values for Antique Utmost Open Face Repeater Pocket Watch
Utmost Open Face Repeater Pocket Watch - Use this illustrated price guide to help you value your antique pocket watches. Page 7.

Utmost Open Face Repeater Pocket Watch - Illustrated Prices and Values for Antique Utmost Open Face Repeater Pocket Watch
Utmost Open Face Repeater Pocket Watch - Use this illustrated price guide to help you value your antique pocket watches. Page 8.

Waltham 10K Gold-Filled Pocket Watch - Illustrated Prices and Values for Antique Waltham 10K Gold-Filled Pocket Watch
Waltham 10K Gold-Filled Pocket Watch - Use this illustrated price guide to help you value your antique pocket watches. Page 9.

Weld & Sons Hand Crank Pocket Watch - Illustrated Prices and Values for Antique Weld & Sons Hand Crank Pocket Watch
Weld & Sons Hand Crank Pocket Watch - Use this illustrated price guide to help you value your antique pocket watches. Page 10.

Collecting with Children - A Little Collection Goes a Long Way
Collecting with children can be an enjoyable hobby. There are some things to be cautious about, however. Read this informative article for more information.

The Soboroff Typewriter Collection - Typing Machines Owned by the Rich and Famous
Learn about a world-renowned collection of vintage and antique typewriters originally owned by some very famous, and infamous, individuals like Ernest Hemingway, John Lennon, and Orson Welles.

What Does Provenance Mean in Relation to Antiques?
Have you ever heard the word

On Collecting and Being Collected: An Interview with Kenneth Jay Lane
Read Pamela Wiggins' interview with renowned jewelry designer Kenneth Jay Lane about what he's collected in his lifetime and what it's like having your designs viewed as collectibles.

Grueby Art Pottery Marks
Wondering if your Grueby Pottery piece is authentic and exactly when it was made? Take a look at these marks to find out.

Roseville Vase with Stylized Grapes - Identification & Value Price Guide f
Roseville Vase with Stylized Grapes - Identification and Value Price Guide. Page 37.

Roseville Rozane Daffodil Vase - Identification and Value Price Guide
Roseville Rozane Daffodil Vase - Identification and Value Price Guide. Page 36.

Roseville Sunflower Vase - Pottery Identification and Value Price Guide
Roseville Pottery Identification and Value Price Guide - Sunflower Vase. Page 38.

Roseville Rozane Berry Vase Pottery Identification and Value Price Guide
Rozane Berry Vase - Roseville Pottery Identification and Value Price Guide. Page 35.

Roseville Yellow Peony Teapot Set - Identification and Value Price Guide
Roseville Yellow Peony Tea Set - Identification and Value Price Guide. Page 32.

Roseville Pottery Clematis Vase Identification and Value Price Guide - Identification and Value Price Guide
Roseville Clematis Vase - Roseville Pottery Identification and Value Price Guide. Page 12.

Roseville Zephyr Lily Candlestick - Identification and Value Price Guide
Roseville Zephyr Lily Candlestick - Identification and Value Price Guide. Page 46.

Roseville Foxglove Vase - Identification and Value Price Guide
Roseville Foxglove Vase - Identification and Value Price Guide. Page 17.

Roseville Bushberry Wall Pocket - Identification and Value Price Guide
Roseville Bushberry Wall Pocket - Identification and Value Price Guide. Page 8.

Roseville White Rose Teapot Set - Identification and Value Price Guide
Roseville White Rose Tea Set - Identification and Value Price Guide. Page 44.

Roseville Brown Zephyr Lily Tea Set - Identification and Value Price Guide
Roseville Brown Zephyr Lily Tea Set - Identification and Value Price Guide. Page 47.

Roseville Ixia Vase Identification and Value Price Guide
Roseville Ixia Vase - Identification and Value Price Guide. Page 26.

Roseville Freesia Basket Pottery Identification and Value Price Guide - Identification and Value Price Guide for Roseville Freesia Basket Pottery
Roseville Freesia Basket - Identification and Value Price Guide. Page 19.

Roseville Pottery Foxglove Vase Identification and Value Price Guide
Foxglove Vase - Identification and Value Price Guide for Foxglove Vase. Page 18.

Roseville Apple Blossom Basket Identification and Value Price Guide
Roseville Pottery Identification and Value Price Guide

What Makes This Spatterware Pitcher and Bowl Set So Valuable?
Spatterware has its share of fans, but it usually doesn't sell for more than $19,000. See what makes this pitcher and bowl set so desirable to collectors.

What is Spatterware? Earthenware with a Spatter Decoration
Just what is spatterware? Read more about it and take a look at a hard-to-find example with links to other patterns.

Furniture Maker Gustav Stickley Biography
You've probably heard of Stickley furniture, but how much do you know about the man? Read about this furniture maker, designer and publisher to learn more about his career, his ideals and what he made.

Tiffany Favrile Glassware - Iridescent Art Glass
When it comes to the cream of the crop, Tiffany's Favrile tops the list for iridescent glassware fans.

Louis Comfort Tiffany - A Brief Introduction to the Life and Art of This Tiffany & Co. Visionary
The life and work of the artistic genius Louis Comfort Tiffany is explored in this introductory article with links to more information on his works.

The Bohemian Beauty of Loetz Glass
Have a piece of Loetz glass? Learn more about the company's history and how these pieces are marked.

How To Identify a Kyodai Japanese Antiques Dressing Mirror
No carefully coiffed Japanese lady could survive without her kyodai, a mirrored dressing stand. Learn how to recognize a kyodai, an antique that dates back to the 1600s, with an ingenious design. This glossary-style article defines a kyodai, and shows how the dressing stand's design evolved over time.

What is a Hanakago Antique Japanese Flower Basket?
Hanakago, or Japanese flower baskets, are one of the oldest of Japanese antiques. This glossary-style article defines and describes the hanakago, with several photos. Learn all about the different types of Japanese flower baskets, the hanakago, also known as ikebana baskets.

Incredibly Realistic Japanese Metal Sculptures Known as Jizai
Forbidden to make weapons, Japanese arms makers turned to creating jizai in the 19th century -- realistic, articulated animal sculptures. This glossary-style article defines jizai, with an illustrated example of this Japanese craft.

How to Identify Tsuitate Japanese Antique Lacquered Screens
The tsuitate is one of the oldest forms Japanese screens. Learn the origins of tsuitate with this glossary-style article, which defines and depicts this ancient Japanese screen. Everything you always wanted to know about the tsuitate, a combination of practical furniture and art form.

Kodansu Mini Chests - Exquisite, Intricate Mini Chests From Japan
An introduction to kodansu – miniature chests, with tiny doors and drawers, used by the Japanese to store their valuable keepsakes for centuries.

Definition and Example of a Japanese Tebako Laquer Box
Learn the basics of Japanese antiques by learning what a tebako is. Illustrated with photos, this article defines and describes the tebako box.

How to Identify a Suzuribako Japanese Antiques Writing Box
What's a suzuribako? Everything you always wanted to know about the suzuribako, a Japanese writing kit in a box. This illustrated article defines and depicts several types of suzuribako, inside and out.

How to Identify an Antique Ry­­ōshibako Japanese Stationery Box
A ry­­ōshibako is one of loveliest examples of Japanese crafts. A ry­­ōshibako is a Japanese box with a hidden surprise. This glossary style article defines and illustrates the ry­­ōshibako.

What Is a Byobu Japanese Folding Screen in Antique Furniture?
Byobu, Japanese folding screens, are both pieces of furniture and works of art. This glossary-style article defines and illustrates the byobu, an ancient Japanese folding screen.

Minaudière Evening Bag - Designs of Van Cleef & Arpels, Judith Leiber and Katherine Baumann
Don't smile when you read about the minaudière, whose name derives from the French word

Nécessaire - What Is a Necessaire Made by Van Cleef & Arpels, Faberge, Cartier and Other Fine Jewelery Crafters?
A nécessaire was necessary if you were an on-the-go aristocrat in the 18th-20th centuries. This glossary-style article explains what a nécessaire was, with numerous photos to illustrate how precious these objets were.

Belleek Irish China - Porcelain Wares Made in Ireland and Copied in America
Wondering how old your Belleek porcelain is, or whether it's genuine Belleek made in Ireland? Consult this helpful article for some clues.

Giardinetti Flower Basket Brooch or Ring in Antique Jewelry
Giardinetti means little gardens in Italian, and beautiful little floral pieces in jewelry. This glossary-style article defines giardinetti and traces their popularity, with pictures, through two centuries.

What Is an Irish Claddagh Ring with Heart and Hands in Antique Jewelry?
Remember on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, when Angel gave Buffy a Claddagh ring? Learn the long history of the Claddagh ring - what it looks like and what it symbolizes - in this illustrated glossary-style article.

Daum Nancy Art Glass - Company History, Marks and Reproductions
Wondering if your Daum Nancy piece is authentic? Find out more about the company's history, how it was marked, and reproductions here.

Jewelry of Van Cleef & Arpels - Exhibit at the Cooper-Hewitt Museum Provided Insight Into Legendary Jewelry Company
A review of the Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum's exhibit

Art Nouveau Jewelry Exhibit - International Art Jewelry: 1895-1925 at Forbes Gallery New York
International Art Jewelry: 1895-1925, a new Forbes Galleries show, displays 200 pieces of jewelry and related decorative arts objects in the style of Art Nouveau, Arts & Crafts, Jugendstil, Skonvirke, comparing and contrasting these turn-of-the-20th-century design movements.

Know Your Common Antique Jewelry Terms
From Art Nouveau to Retro and old diamond cuts, learn about a number of terms related to antique jewelry.

Cameo Glass - Carved Art Glassware with Ancient Roots
What is cameo glass? Peruse this slide show to learn more about cameo glass and see examples from a number of different glassware manufacturers including Galle' and Daum.

Cameo Glass by Emile Gallé
See an example of cameo glass by master craftsman Emile Galle'.

Daum Nancy - Collectible Cameo Glass
See a miniature cameo glass vase made in the Daum Nancy factory.

Stevens and Williams - Cameo Glass Made in England
See an example of cameo glass made in England by Stevens and Williams.

Handel Cameo Glass - Made in the U.S.A.
See an example of Handel cameo glass.

Learn About Cameo Art Glass
Want to learn more about cameo art glass? This slide show feature shows examples of European and American cameo glass.

What Is Berlin Iron Jewelry in Antique Mourning Jewelry?
It sounds massive, but Berlin iron jewelry is actually some of the most lacy-looking, delicate antique jewelry you're ever likely to see. This glossary-style article defines and describes the brief vogue of Berlin iron jewelery, supplemented by several lovely illustrations.

Rose Cut - Defintion of an Antique Way of Making Gems and Diamonds in Jewelry Shine Through Rose Cutting
Back in the 1600s, the rose cut was the latest way to make a gemstone or diamond shine. This glossary-style article describes the rose cut, an antique way of faceting gems to improve their glitter.