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Antique Lamps With The Simple Line Of Polished Wood

Posted on April 14, 2019 by Maurice Robertson | 0 Comments

There is nothing like the polished sheen on antique wood, lovingly polished with bee’s wax for the past hundred, or even, the past two hundred years.  Over this long period of time a rich patina is produced, the fine sheen of polished wood. This patina can never be successfully reproduced but is only the result of elbow grease, wax and time!

Antique Lamps With The Simple Line Of Polished Wood

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Are There Really Bones In Bone China?

Posted on April 14, 2019 by Maurice Robertson | 0 Comments

When we speak of bone china, does it ever raise the question, however fleetingly, "I wonder if this cup I’m drinking from, actually contains bones"?  The short answer is "yes"!  But we can’t leave it there, so on to the long answer …..

Are There Really Bones In Bone China?

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"Ich bin ein Berliner" JFK - A Berlin Antique Lamp Of Neo-Classic Empire style

Posted on April 14, 2019 by Maurice Robertson | 0 Comments

The Berlin porcelain factory was opened in 1751 and after an unfortunate range of poor management decisions over a period of 12 years, was finally purchased in 1763 by Frederick the Great, the King of Prussia.    

"Ich bin ein Berliner" JFK - An Antique Berlin Lamp Of Neo-Classic Empire style

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Porcelain For The Malay Straits - Antique Nyonya Lamps

Posted on April 14, 2019 by Maurice Robertson | 0 Comments

Nyonya ware is the term used to describe the distinctive, brightly coloured porcelains commissioned for the exclusive use of the Straits Chinese communities. Nyonya porcelain is entirely different, with no reference to any other class of Chinese porcelain produced.  It is distinguished by a relatively small range of robust colours and a preference for a predominant decoration, the phoenix and the peony.  

Porcelain For The Malay Straits - Antique Nyonya Lamps

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