hi, I saw this antique lamp at a thrift store, and I wasn't sure if I should buy it or not. It looks like it might have some condition issues regarding the base of the lamp. They want $7 for it. I'm not really to knowledgeable about lamps so I'm not really sure about it. Any help would be greatly appreciated. http://imgur.com/gallery/FSqJQThank youSee More
Hi, I have this really unique handwritten Antique commonplace from the 1870's that I need a little help with. It features some poems that are published poems including works such as "The Deacon's Masterpiece" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, "King John and the Abbot of Canterbury" by anonymous, "Excellency of Christ" by Giles Fletcher and other works. Some of the works I'm not sure are…See More
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That's really cool actually. Ironically I think it might be the oldest piece of porcelain I own apart from a few plates and a set of rare 19th century copies of messien monkey figurines. Guess it's fairly…"
"Hi Josh, I would agree that your urn is Sevres Style. My thought is that it probably is an antique piece with the brass ormolu mounts, that would be approx. 1880 - 1910 ish. It may have started life as part of a garniture set. Having two urn style…"
Hi, I found this lamp the other day and I thought it was very interesting. Unfortunately its sort out of the normal for what I normally collect, so I honestly have no idea how to even approach identifying it.Its a blue porcelain lamp with what looks like brass styling to it. The lamp itself almost looks serves style to me, but theres no markings that I can really see. If anyone can help maybe identify it, date it, and possibly value it (theres a small chip near the bass which will probably…See More