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Art nouveau plate and bowl - help identifying? 6 Replies

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$1.00 bud vase find, need help with info 9 Replies

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FTD Sugar-Flour Canister- Hand Made in Portugal 5 Replies

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Anyone know what this is please? 20 Replies

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ID Backstamp 1 Reply

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Mystery chairs 10 Replies

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What is the finish on this glass vase called? 14 Replies

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Chinese Mandarin? 7 Replies

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Vincent Van Gogh 15 Replies

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Italian Marble-top Stand 2 Replies

Started by Lillian Dunbar. Last reply by Lillian Dunbar on Wednesday.

No name stamped on it. Anyone recognize it ? 12 Replies

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A really nice rendering of Jerusalem 13 Replies

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Please help identify mysterious box 15 Replies

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help identifying this lamp? 13 Replies

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Help with a item 5 Replies

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Need help identifying this item... 11 Replies

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Wood Bust with Mother of Pearl Inlay and Engraved Designs 5 Replies

Started by Mark D Swartz. Last reply by Mark D Swartz on Sunday.

Nostalgic Vase 2 Replies

Started by Kyle Stanard. Last reply by Kyle Stanard Dec 7.

Can you Help Identify this Couple of Military Gun Parts? 5 Replies

Started by R Casi. Last reply by R Casi Dec 6.

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Comment by kathy Curnutte on August 7, 2014 at 7:39am

Thank you Tom.

Any clues on how to price the soldier?

Comment by lundy'antiques/collectables on August 3, 2014 at 9:59pm

thank you

Comment by lundy'antiques/collectables on August 3, 2014 at 9:58pm

hi anyone know what this is  thank you , 22x34 Asian wall art

Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on August 3, 2014 at 11:56am

Kathy, the soldier or cavalryman is wearing the "doughboy" type helmet worn by WW I US and British soldiers. This dates it too 1914 and later. The same helmets were standard USN issue during WW II and Civil Defense wore them in the 50s, 60s, 70s, etc.

The soldier was probably made at home using molds, and hot (molten) lead.  As a kid my Dad and I made soldiers like him in the 1950s. The pouring was unprofessional and as a result many like yours resulted. They were unpainted like yours.  The poorly formed ones were usually re-melted. 

Lead poisoning scares put an end to this hobby.

Comment by kathy Curnutte on August 2, 2014 at 10:26pm

Thank you Craig and Jason.

Any clue when it might have been made?

Comment by Craig Phillips / B & C Emporium on August 2, 2014 at 10:21pm

I also say ww1 to bad the back leg is broke

Comment by kathy Curnutte on August 2, 2014 at 9:42pm

Woops forgot the pictures!

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Comment by kathy Curnutte on August 2, 2014 at 6:25pm

Curious about this toy soldier I found at GW.

Can't decide if he's from World War I or Spanish American War.

He's heavy metal, appears to have come from a mold.

Doesn't stand alone. Is 2inches tall and 3 inches long.

Any experts out there?

Comment by kathy Curnutte on August 2, 2014 at 7:57am

Thank you Craig

Comment by Lillian Dunbar on August 2, 2014 at 5:33am

Okay - probably a tourist souvenir out of wood imitating the gourd.

 

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