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Nora, Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary
Category: Antiques
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I have a biscuit barrel with iris on it, from Erphila Art

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I have a biscuit barrel with iris on it, from Erphila Art Pottery Czechs Slavskia, had it for 35 plus years. When we got it it was supposedly 50 plus years old, any idea if it has any value other than sentimental?
JA: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Is there anything else important you think the antiques appraiser should know?
Customer: Not that I can think of
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Nora replied 2 months ago.


Please send images of the biscuit barrel and the mark on the underside at your convenience.


Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Please see attached pictures, barrel is in excellent condition
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Barrel is in excellent condition
Expert:  Nora replied 2 months ago.


Thank you for the images. Your biscuit barrel dates to approximately 1930. The decoration of iris flowers was applied with airbrushed stencil. On today's market this can sell for as high as $50. The suggested insurance or replacement value is $80.

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