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What is China?

What is China?

Ceramics, in its broadest term, defines the art of making any object from clay by baking it. Just as the term “vehicle” can mean car, airplane, or spaceship, the term “ceramics” includes a like number of variations, either in design

The Nutmeg Grater: A Kitchen Collectible, And So Much More

Story and Photos by J. E. Klopfer The well known antiques writer Mary Earl Gould was the first to introduce mechanical nutmeg graters to modern collectors, when her 1958 book Tin & Toleware featured her collection of six graters. In

Ken’s Korner: Louis XIV elephant tusk chainsawed off

Ken’s Korner: Louis XIV elephant tusk chainsawed off

Ken’s Korner: Louis XIV elephant tusk chainsawed off News & Views From the World of Antiques & Collectibles By Ken Hall The tusk from an elephant once belonging to France’s Louis XIV – the “Sun King” – got chainsawed off