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I have an oriental type of vase but I do not know what to
I have an oriental type of vase but I do not know what to call it. Hard to look up if you have no word to define it. Could you look and see if you know what it is? … read more
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Have a second question. I have a knife, well I wouldn't
Hi Robert, Have a second question. I have a knife, well I wouldn't really call it a knife, it looks like the blade has never been sharpened, the blade is also very flimsy.It's gold in color and has be… read more
Robert S.
Robert S.
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For s only Let's revisit china....i have several small
for robert s only Good morning. Let's revisit china....i have several small items... will ask them separately. Item #1. Snuff bottle with cats. By the look & feel - it's not fake. But you'll let me kn… read more
Robert S.
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I Need Some help pricing Asian Antiques - 4 Khotan Rugs and
Good afternoon. I Need Some help pricing Asian Antiques - 4 Khotan Rugs and a variety of Chinese Furniture - Storage Chests, boxes, baskets, as well as porcelain.… read more
Robert S.
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A Chinese Incense Burner?? A better question for you! This
Hi Robert A Chinese Incense Burner?? A better question for you! This stands 11 inches tall and 8 inches across. From the "gold" colour revealed by the scratches on the base I suspect it may be brass. … read more
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Robert S.
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Doris - These are two Majolica Pitchers. The first stands
For Doris Only Hi Doris - These are two Majolica Pitchers. The first stands 5-1/4" T and measures 5-1/2" from handle to spout, and 3" wide across the top; bottom diam. is 3-1/8"; pictures 2934-2939. T… read more
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S. Only - This Oriental Oxblood Red and Blue Glazed vase
For Robert S. Only Robert - This Oriental Oxblood Red and Blue Glazed vase stands 14-1/2" tall, top diam. is 1-1/4" bulbous diam. is 8-1/2" and the base diam. is 4-1/4". The bottom has a crackle glaze… read more
Robert S.
Robert S.
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S. Only - This small vase has an applied figure scene on one
For Robert S. Only Robert - This small vase has an applied figure scene on one side and a cartouche on the reverse. It is mixed media with both glazed and matt areas. The underside and under the matt … read more
Robert S.
Robert S.
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Doris - This Matt Vase has a wide gold gild around the top
For Doris Only Hi Doris - This Green Matt Vase has a wide gold gild around the top and an applied design of a woman. The bottom is marked "TURN EW VIENNA" and hand painted no. "111". It stands 12"H an… read more
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Doris
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S. wondering what this metal (brass?) top or lid weighing 3
Robert S. Hello wondering what this metal (brass?) top or lid weighing 3 lb 2 oz. is or what it was a part of. Metal piece measures 9 3/4" tall. It appears to be a lid or large top to a large containe… read more
Robert S.
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Doris here is another oriental item. A vase the stands 18"
For Doris Only Hi Doris here is another oriental item. A vase the stands 18" tall and has a fluted top diam. of 6" and a hip diam. of 7-1/4". There are two applied handles and the entire design is out… read more
Doris
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I have two pieces of what I believe to be Chinese pottery
I have two pieces of what I believe to be Chinese pottery that I need to know more about. I attached pics of both pieces.The first is shaped like a large bottle/jug and is made of a thick glazed ceram… read more
Rarewares
Rarewares
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I have 2 sterling tea sets with trays and matching candle
I have 2 sterling tea sets with trays and matching candle candelabras around 20" tall each holding six candles each embellished with gold. I have researched markings but have been unable to determine … read more
Robert S.
Robert S.
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My grandmother used to occasionally buy Chinese items and
My grandmother used to occasionally buy Chinese items and art. In general, she never bought cheap stuff. I have a heavy bronze (?) vase about 7 inches high with a bas relief dragon snaking around its … read more
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Nora
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If I send pictures will you look? Old oriental pot/vase with
If I send pictures will you look? Old oriental pot/vase with (I assume silver ) inlay. It's brass I believe. There are 5 silver birds around the top area of this. The vase is about12" across & about 2… read more
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LadyTanya65
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I have a very unique vase I need information on or some
Hello. I have a very unique vase I need information on or some information about how to find out something about it. It is bulbous shape, just under 6" high, I don't know the material (it rings when i… read more
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Robert S.
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Hi Robert S - Have a nice little satsuma koro that I picked
Hi Robert S - Have a nice little satsuma koro that I picked up - Has the usual shimazu mon and satsuma kanji..looks like its a dragon and a phoenix ...that 'greek key' is on the lid ..again well looke… read more
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OK ! I have a question regarding my grandmothers vase. I
OK ! I have a question regarding my grandmothers vase. I think she was born in the early 1900's. The vase does have a crest. It says HAnd Painted Japan and has what looks like a "heart" in the middle … read more
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