"The person who wrote the Magazine Antiques article is an antique dealer from England by the name of Michael Cohen. He is one half of Cohen and Cohen, and currently the chairman of the British Antique Dealers' Association (BADA). He…"
"I have only spoken to him on the phone a couple of times. I am a so-called associate, meaning a seller, with igavel.com though my selling there has been infrequent. I hope to try and sell more through that venue in the future,…"
"Mike, good luck at the auction! The latest issue of the Magazine Antiques (just came in the mail) has an article covering European hunting scenes on Chinese export porcelain decorated at the Purple Foliage Workshop in Canton during…"
"The curators at the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, near Boston, are among the best when it comes to Chinese export porcelain. I would try to consult with somebody there. One question to ask would be is this scene (obviously a fox…"
"Sorry to disappoint you guys, this is NOT MEISSEN. The mark is not right, but I don't even need to see the mark. The piece (and I don't mean to belittle the tastes of others) lacks the refinement and elegance of a Meissen…"
"Hi Nicholas! Just wondering how Twitter is working out for you?? I tried it for awhile just tweeting when I listed a new item but my "following" was not developed and I kept getting unwanted spam tweets on my end. So, I've backed off.…"
"I have a Twitter account, I used it once to tweet live from the New York Ceramics Fair with comments and pictures (most exhibitors were quite accomodating - free advertising after all) but got just ONE follower so far. Maybe if one were to…"
The mark you show is from the Pfeiffer period (1924-1934) we know that from the dot on the top of the swords. Two incisions means a factory second, probably because of the firing crack on the foot rim. Are the marks on all the pieces…"
"I think that is a very interesting idea, please try it and see what happens. Especialy with improving smart phone cameras and mobile imaging apps (like Camera+ which monitors camers shaking)real time image dissemination with associated…"
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Nicholas, we would be happy to add yur Blue ans White Porcelian book to our book section. We have just started that section so we will be building it in the next few weeks.. If you would like, you can send me a link kand info about the book and I will direct it to our webmaster, Dianne, Editor
I do hop eyou will psot photos of some of your lovelly antiques.
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