Tag Archives: Pottery

Marie de Hoa LeBlanc and Early Newcomb Designs

Marie de Hoa LeBlanc and Early Newcomb Designs

by Adrienne Spinozzi Marie de Hoa LeBlanc was one of the most accomplished and prolific decorators during the early period of production at Newcomb Pottery. Along with her older sister Emilie de Hoa LeBlanc (1870-1941), Marie’s work stands out for its beautiful execution and creative interpretations of nature. Born on November 23, 1874, in New […]

What's Selling on eBay: November 2016

What's Selling on eBay: November 2016

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $10,902 (13 bids, 5 bidders): Antique Papier-mache Clockwork Rabbit and 3 Bunnies – All Nodders and Mouth Moves. A large Father Rabbit with three bunnies tucked inside the waist of his pants. When wound up, his head with big glass eyes rocks back and forth with the tick-tock of […]

Wedgwood Pottery

Wedgwood Pottery

Collecting with Jeff Jeff Figler Anyone looking for quality pottery will no doubt come across the likes of Wedgwood pottery. Its high quality makes it a much desired household décor, and very appropriate wedding and special events gift; however, it is interesting how Josiah Wedgwood, a Brit, developed the pottery that is known around the […]

Collecting Van Briggle Art Pottery

Collecting Van Briggle Art Pottery

by Bill Thornbrook It is a longstanding tradition for travelers from the Northeast to vacation in places with abundant sunshine, magnificent scenery and, let’s not forget, unique souvenirs to bring home. A prime destination for all these reasons has always been the great American Southwest. Among the most favored mementos of a trip to the […]

"Manhasset Antiques & Decoratives" – Long Island’s Finest Antiques Show Celebrates 61 Successful Years!

MANHASSET, NY – OCTOBER 24 & 25, 2015: The Congregational Church Of Manhasset and Flamingo Eventz are pleased to announce that the 61st Annual Manhasset Antiques & Decoratives will be held Saturday & Sunday, October 24 & 25 at the Church School at 1845 Northern Boulevard (Rt. 25A), Manhasset, NY 11030. A benefit for the […]

The North New Jersey American Glass & Pottery Show Celebrates its 40th Anniversary

We are pleased to announce our that Annual “AMERICAN GLASS & POTTERY SHOW” will take place Friday evening, October 23rd from 6:30pm to 10pm and it will continue on Saturday, October 24th from 10am to 4pm at the Guardian Angel Church Auditorium, located at 320 Franklin Turnpike, on the S.E. corner with Allendale Road in […]

Whats Selling on eBay: March 2015

Deborah Abernethy

By Deborah Abernethy  $2,550 (150 bids): John F. Kennedy Antique Painted Armoire. John F. Kennedy antique painted Swiss armoire having an architectural molded cornice with canted front corners above a frieze centered by the painted date “1853”, the lower cabinet of conforming shape, centered by a full paneled cupboard door opening to a fitted interior. […]

Bringing Nature Into Your Home With Art, Antiques, and Design

Bringing Nature Into Your Home With Art, Antiques, and Design – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles, June 2012 By Jane Prentiss What better time to write about nature than in the early summer? All through the silent winter and muddy spring we await opening our windows to hear the birds singing and watch the […]

The American Folk Art Tradition Continues

The American Folk Art Tradition Continues – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2007 By Pamela E. Apkarian-Russell Clay, usually dug locally by the potter, ground and recycled glass, tin from used food containers or hauled off of road sides, out of junk yards and car grave yards, wood left over from patching and […]

The Graphic Excitement of Mocha and Related Dipped Wares

The Graphic Excitement of Mocha and Related Dipped Wares – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – May 2006 By Jonathan Rickard The following is an excerpt—Chapter 5, The Multichambered Slip Pot—from [amazon_link id=”1584655135″ target=”_blank” container=”” container_class=”” ]Mocha and Related Dipped Wares[/amazon_link], 1770-1939, by Jonathan Rickard, published in 2006 by the University Press of New England. […]