Fan of the old, user of the new, wisher for the best of both.
Tell us about your interest in antiques, collecting and any antique related websites, blogs, businesses.
I simply enjoy the old world styling of items, made to bee aesthetically pleasing, flamboyant in design or outrageous in appearance, yet I also enjoy the convenience of modern technology and advances made in so many areas, I long to have a harmonious blend of both in most items I wish to have.
If you belong to other collector groups which one(s) do you belong to?
I do not presently belong to other groups.
Would you be interested in moderating or co moderating a group forum in the area of collecting you specialize in?
Not at this time.
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"Kronhjørt is Swedish for Red Deer
The artists name, as per the label on the back is E. Bengström
That said, I still can't find any details regarding the painting or the artist.
I disagree the existence of a tag is evidence enough of…"
"Unfortunatley the mark underneath is not clear enough for me to identify the specific characters, though I see some, translating individual characters can change the overall meaning of the marks as a whole."
"I'm not familiar with the marks underneath the vase, the most similar style of vase I can locate are all listed as Ming Dynasty, although there is some variation in Ming arrow vases as well.
I definitely suggest you get your vase professionally…"
"Though you could use it to write upon, I do not believe the style is intended for student use. If you open up the link I provided, you can see the many other photos of it and know my example is a rocking chair and neither Shawn's nor my…"
"Not a dental chair, just a chair with a handy drop leaf arm rest panel. No different to the steady table or portable laptop table which can be placed across one's lap in an armchair, only this one is part of the chair and wasn't made…"
"Well, it need not be an actual plant or fern in order to merely see if it remains balance with weight.
Try adding anything to the hooked end and keep adding weight to see if it can maintain its balance when weighted, don't overdo it though, you…"
In the interest of offering alternative suggestions. I saw this online, it is a Bendwood Jig. A simple slab of wood with many holes, into which dowel pegs are placed allowing strips of wood to be bent to specific curved…"
I just noticed the friend's request. I have started doing the URL thing and it seems to work somewhat. Before, copy and paste was very easy and I was able to get a variety of sizes so it did not take up so much room. I do not understand what happened to good old "copy and paste"? Thank you for inquiring...I guess people will have to click on the links occasionally if they really want the information they've requested.