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For a long time I thought this was a no-brainer. But the longer I live the more oddity I find in humans and our tendency to categorize. So far I've come across these tribes. Are there more?1. The…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk May 28, 2012.
Doesn't nomenclature make you crazy?In my work building auction catalogs, we used to argue about this one all the time. My partners decided, across the board, we'll always call them "sideboards." …Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Sherry Miller May 23, 2012.
[If I'm in the wrong part of the site for this, please tell me. I'm trying to find my way around.]In our business, trading and selling on consignment, my daughter and I fight over who gets to do the…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera May 30, 2012.
Every morning I have coffee on the deck alone and plan out my day. I choose which china I'll use according to the mood of the day. Today is about productivity - so it's Wedgwood Marguerite, circa 1968.
I love the creamy smooth perfection of Wedgwood. It feels the way fresh cream tastes.
I fell in…Continue
Posted on April 23, 2012 at 9:15am
I just met a new friend here at iantiqueonline, Garry from Australia. You know those folks you meet whose words prompt you to think, "Oh, yeah! Me, too!"? It's like that with Garry. He is interested in old china tea sets and got started because he inherited one from his great aunt. And he has all kinds of…Continue
Posted on April 16, 2012 at 9:30am
It's a Henry II with six legs built in and folded underneath. They drop down when you extend the table. I bet it could seat 14 people when it's fully…Continue
Posted on March 25, 2012 at 9:00am — 2 Comments