Show & Tell
Share your favorites on Show & Tell
Post an item
IVAN49 has not created any collections yet.
What are collections?
Bohemian Art Glass
Victorian and Edwardian Jewelry
China and Dinnerware
See all 44
Military and Wart…
3 months ago
4 months ago
4 months ago
11 months ago
2 years ago
3 years ago
4 years ago
4 years ago
4 years ago
4 years ago
This is glass lamp, not porcelain (take closer look). For the record; Zsolnay is always marked. The story about the horse is not true; those lamps were common and cheap.
Registered number Rd. 145168 was entered in 1890. It is not the year of manufacture, but the EARLIEST year of production of this particular design. Letter B is not London date letter but indicates B ...
Unfortunately, if no marks, no ID.
Fully marked Cercolon. The website: http://cercolon.es/
It is not British made but imported from elsewhere to London after 1904 as indicated by London office import mark beside 925 mark for sterling. The mark on the left is sponsor`s (importer`s ) mark, n...
Right, the new post for every item (image of the whole item and close up of all marks). I will be glad to help. I open this site every day.
Rene Magritte exhibition poster - The promise - blue bird - surrealist - Belgian artist.
Your silver was made in Moscow between 1898 - 1914, and marked accordingly. Russian Empire collapsed after the revolution and Latvia became an independent country, and in 1922 introduced new marks fo...
It was made in Moscow, Russia, between 1898 - 1914 (woman`s head beside 84 and initials of Moscow assayer Ivan Lebedkin). The mark is called Kokoshnik. Lower marks are later Latvian marks (remarks af...
It is silver plated. The maker is firm of Daniel & Arter, Birmingham. The founders were Thomas Henry Daniel (died 1897) and Thomas Richard Arter (died c. 1915).The business was closed in the 1930s ...
Great find. I think they can be easily and securely mounted with expansion anchors and brass screws with the head or hook big enough to enable secure hanging (inserted through the holes of the lamps)....
Sheffield assay office (the crown), lion passant for sterling fineness, date letter m for year 1929 and maker`s mark Thomas Bradbury & Sons Ltd,Arundel Street, Sheffield
French marks: Minerva head in profile guarantee nark and maker`s mark in lozenge (initial and a symbol between). Not in focus for positive identification of the maker.
The difference between artels does not mean much, if at all. See here, the prices are in rubles, easy to calculate. They do not even bother to search for the maker; the size does matter. https://ww...
More important is the quality of the diamond (4 C i.e. carat size, clarity, color and cut). For example, rose cut is less valuable than brilliant cut. Even the slightest impurity within the stone affe...
Your ring bears well known and documented mark of the first Moscow artel (by definition an association of jewelers), as indicated by Russian letter YU on the right side of the mark (the first letter o...
This is easy: Greek letter delta for Moscow assay office 1 AYA in Russian stands for 1st YUVELIRNAYA (jewelry) ARTEL 1908 - 1917. Nothing to do with Julius Rappoport workshop.
In spite of the fact there are reproductions of those snuff boxes, yours looks perfectly genuine. Parts are joined with soft tin based solder which makes fakes to be easily done. But again, every det...
Solid silver of sterling fineness (.925) i.e. 92.5% pure silver in the alloy.
International Silver Company, Meriden, Connecticut. Founded 1898.
Compare with this one: https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/22147-rose-bowl-most-probably-bohemian It was later attributed to Josephinenhütte by some. The problem with Bohemian glass is the fa...
Glasgow assay office 1956.
Olive or compote spoon meant to pick up olives or fruit without liquid. Pierced holes are rather big for a sugar sifter, particularly for powdered sugar. Having in mind compote (cooked fruits) was se...
It is not a fake. Silverplate manufacturers often used marks that resembled silver hallmarks.
The sailboat ``Salvador`` sunk December 1940. Dr B.Confino died 1982 at the age of 91.
Typical silver plate marks trying to imitate British sterling hallmarks.
At least 150 years old. Later upholstered.
Rose cut diamonds and gold. Looks old. Close up images of the marks are needed for positive identification. Only 14 K is seen for .585 gold standard.
Never too late to comment. Beautiful piece and 830 S is for silver purity in the alloy; 830 /1000 and letter S is for Sølv in Norwegian meaning silver, NOT sterling which is .925 /1000.
Price, but what currency ?
NOT an authentic 19th century Ginori. Never judge porcelain by marks only, they should be in harmony with the entire piece and this is way far from Ginori quality; look at the hat and unfinished brush...
Received the message it was foe sale and to make offer; most likely deleted by the moderator because it violated CW rules. It is not for me to judge but why don`t you keep this father`s lighter ? Sel...
E. Mueller in Berlin was the retailer. The lighter was made by famous Karl Wieden Solingen (KW on the lighter). Hard enamel and rare Olympic memorabilia, but also in Tobacciana collectibles. Do not ...
There are marks in image 2 but small and out of focus. Marks are ID of this spoon: show us.
Egypt Sphinx head and scarab beetle. Search for marks (Egypt has well established system of marks on precious metals).
Q capital is for 1940.The same letters were used for gold, which has been marked in Birmingham since 1824, but with a background of a square with cut corners.
The lion is Venice glass micro mosaic set into gilded silver .800 fineness. Green corrosion can penetrate deep, it is better to clean it using soft brush and warm water.Nothing aggressive !
Not his signature; just indicated it was his image. His capital G was completely different and he always used G.Garibaldi. See here: https://www.google.com/search?q=giusepe+garibaldi+signature&tbm=...
Sessions Clock Company See here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sessions_Clock
Curtis & Dunning, American silversmiths Burlington, Vermont. British pseudo marks. They used various marks resembling British marks (e.g. an anchor for Birmingham, George III duty marks etc) as a co...
And here,too: https://stanfordmag.org/contents/what-you-don-t-know-about-the-stanford-seal
See here for full explanation of German motto The wind of freedom blows: https://web.stanford.edu/dept/pres-provost/president/speeches/951005dieluft.html
Yout cruet:RH in a rectangle;the maker is Robert Hennell IV,registered in London Jan 1869. (RH in two overlapping circles stands for Robert Harper).
First of all,let's make a distinction between the style and years when it was made. It is Art Nouveau style because of wavy lines and typical flower. Not a single straight line usually seen in Art de...
The Danish Porcelain Manufactory – Lyngby Porcelæn (1936–1969) Your mark is from the sixties.
Trompe L'oeil-To Fool the Eye Deliberately done to look like broken.
Zeh Scherzer Z.S.& Co 1880 - 1918 The firm was established in Rehau (a town in the district of Hof, in Bavaria,Germany) in 1880 by Johann Nicol Adam Zeh. His partners were Johann Michael Scherzer jun...
France has always had strict legislation in regard of marking silver and gold. Au Negre was huge and important retailer department store; no piece of jewelry could have left the premises without offi...
Letters A and U are suspicious; letter A is too round and looks like Greek Theta. Letter U has much longer left vertical line.Not implying anything, just learned not to trust Chinese fakers who are n...
Not solid silver,either.EPNS stands for ElectroPlated Nickel Silver. 60% copper, 20% nickel and 20% zinc
See all 234
posted 3 days ago