Decorative screens were being in use accustomed to in rooms in China by the 7th century. But they were not used in Europe until the 1500s. It wasn’t until the 17th century that they became stylish. Screens originally were used to protect those nearby from the heat of a fireplace or the cold from a drafty door....
Decorative screens were being tolerant of in rooms in China by the 7th century. But they were not used in Europe until the 1500s. It wasn’t until the 17th century that they became routine. Screens originally were used to protect those nearby from the heat of a fireplace or the cold from a drafty door....
NEW ORLEANS, La. – Pleasant collections of Newcomb Pottery, bronzes and Asian items, original artwork by American artists (much of it from New Orleans... 16-17 by Lunette City Auction Gallery. They’re just some of the items set to cross the auction block at Crescent City’s September Estates...
The “Lady Di” hype of the premature Eighties annoyed me. To me, she was just another toffee-nosed aristocrat who was born with a silver spoon in her... Then when the world stood still and watched the duchess wedding in 1981, I was utterly unimpressed. As a tomboy, the sight of all that frothy, frilly,...
Art historian and curator Jo Lauria, who wrote an tackle in the catalog for this year’s Scripps ceramics show, said in a phone interview that... ” Silver’s parents were Polish Jews who settled in Toronto before People War II. Their last name was Davis, an adaptation of Davidovich. They weren’t...
A knight in shining armor introduces the next auction, on October 4th, at Gray’s Auctioneers. Several lots of armor from a unsocial collector display an armory from centuries past and from many different cultures. Not to be outshone, a huge assemblage of American decorative, stretch and pressed...
Rules; Tea pot collection; many bone china cups & saucers ... vintage and die cast toys; Leonard silver plate coffee / tea serving set; sleigh bells; bells of the smothered; shoe trees; thimble collection; small clock collection; belt buckles; watches; knives ...
Since 2013 that citizenry has included 15 of the finest silversmiths on the planet, men and women who alone have the ability to stamp Maker on the bottom of the Vince Lombardi Silverware, or the U.S. Open cup, or solid silver bowls chased with Tiffany’s ...
Lengthen the beret over a dinner plate of similar size. This prevents the size decreasing ... Always keep a lump of sugar in a silver teapot which is inured to only on occasions – this prevents a musty smell. Do not throw away an old hot-water bottle ...
"This pass teapot was given to me on my 25th wedding anniversary by my parents," said Garden Grove resident Shirley Graves. "It was a wedding gift to them in 1921. I would now like to give it to my daughter for her 25th anniversary, so I'm interested in ...