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Murano ? - Art Glassin Art Glass
Miniature signed Robert - Fine Artin Fine Art
Kremnitz mint St.George gold and silver coin medals - World Coinsin World Coins
Vienna gold brooch - Fine Jewelryin Fine Jewelry
Chinese silk picture - Asianin Asian
Russian 1903 postcard – Port Arthur, China - Postcardsin Postcards
Dollhouse porcelain kitchen utensils rack - Potteryin Pottery
Landscape by Johann Wilhelm Jankowski  - Fine Artin Fine Art
JOSEF HOSPODKA vase, Chribska glassworks, Czech, 1960s -1970s - Art Glassin Art Glass


  1. ``Ancient Russian architecture``
  2. ``Winter day`` and the artist`s signature
  3. Looks like Orient & Flume (the PW vase) but have never seen unmarked Orient & Flume (date cane until 1984). Very elaborate diamond etched codes to the base.
  4. This is well documented Fratelli Toso sticker. http://www.20thcenturyglass.com/glass_encyclopedia/glass_labels/glass_labels.htm
  5. It is KOSTROMA assay office. The mark was used 1880-1890. The maker is not listed in Postnikova- Loseva book.There were hundreds of silversmiths working in villages in Kostroma region. I suggest acr...
  6. Do not wait to get old to understand we should not get too attached to things.They last longer than people anyway.
  7. Kingdom of Macedon, Demetrios Poliorketes (306-283 B.C.), Silver Tetradrachm, 16.91g, Head of Demetrios facing right.Rev. Poseidon, naked, standing left, his right foot resting on a rock, holding a tr...
  8. After the Second World War, the 4th Hussars were deployed to Luebeck in Germany. It bears The King`s crown of George VI.
  9. Coopergirl thank you Rather heavy
  10. @ welzebub Thank you Fire polished
  11. Imperial Porcelain Factory, St Petersburg ``LFZ`` in Cyrillic stands for Leningrad Porcelain Factory before 2005. The inscription says ``Christmas night`` Marks are here (link in Russian but nevert...
  12. It is 19th century (based on excellent hand decoration). Nevertheless, it`s difficult to attribute to Berlin KPM because the same scepter under-gaze blue was used by other manufacturers. Btw. ``AR``...
  13. From left to right: 15 625 (15 carat gold) anchor for Birmingham (UK) date letter ``b`` for 1876 It was resized and maker`s mark is lost.
  14. Looks like Sceptre Mark of the Berlin Porcelain Company. http://antique-marks.com/berlin-porcelain-marks.html But it widely reproduced and used elsewhere.
  15. Also here: http://the-lothians.blogspot.rs/2012/08/le-dernier-roi-de-france-last-king-of.html
  16. Also here: http://the-lothians.blogspot.rs/2012/08/le-dernier-roi-de-france-last-king-of.html
  17. http://www.efineantiques.com/webpages/sevres.htm
  18. Professional archaeologists would secure the perimeter and meticulously search every inch.
  19. Heinrich Baensch in Lettin, Germany, ca. 1900 - ca. 1930 See here: http://www.sammler.com/porzellanmarken/index.asp?P_ID=373 Regards
  20. Image 4; inspect the solder (what colour is it?). Is it soft solder (lead based, melts at lower temperatures) ? Or yellow gold hard solder ? Settings are closed;impossible to use hard solder after ...
  21. Hasset & Harper Ltd.Birmingham.Date letter matches the period of their activity.
  22. Deakin & Francis Ltd,Regent Place, Birmingham The original proprietors were Stephen Henry Deakin & John Horace Francis (brothers-in-law) Almost the same date letter S was used for 1917 and 1942.Curi...
  23. In the middle, on the right.Date letter B and anchor for Birmingham.Made in 1923 (Birmingham) but maker`s mark is out of focus.
  24. 1.Turner & Simpson Ltd (from c1923),Legge Lane, Birmingham. Date letter Z for 1949 2.John Henry Wynn, Hylton Street, Birmingham Date letter G for 1931
  25. C.M. ROBBINS - Attleboro, MA Founded in 1892 by Charles M. Robbins. In 1912 Robbins Company was formed and in 1963 became a subsidiary of Continental Communications Corporation. At 5.5 inches and po...
  26. Late 19th century (based on pewter lid, gilding).
  27. I suppose it`s silver. There are marks on pedestals (bases) in image 1 or elsewhere. If you manage to take sharp close up images of marks we could identify country of origin, even the maker.Thank you.
  28. EPNS stands for Electro Plated Nickel Silver. ``A1`` is for the best quality of plating (thick silver deposit).The maker is correct.
  29. @ RCassano Most of 19th century``Zuckerdosen`` (Austrian and German) had locks. For some reason they are called sugar boxes (Zuckerdosen).Unscrupulous dealers describe them as Etrog boxes which is co...
  30. PATERNA & LIVI, FLORENCE Via del Cantone 60/62 50019 Sesto Fiorentino (FI) Italia Italian Registration No.: 336 FI (assigned 29-3-1968
  31. Chinese Export Silver - China Trade Silver, Cutshing, Canton Take a look here. Solved ! https://www.google.rs/url?sa=i&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=images&cd=&ved=0ahUKEwjQqIPZuJbYAhXIpaQKHSFuCEQQjxwIAw&u...
  32. Another possibility is Chinese export silver (Canton) http://www.925-1000.com/chinex_03.html#M Every possible combination of lion passant, duty mark and leopard head.Letter ``C`` is possibly maker...
  33. Unfortunately, these marks are not British (pseudo-marks or faked). The best option would be colonial silver (silversmiths in Canada used similar fantasy set of marks).Most of colonial silver is poor...
  34. Have seen them in German houses in Austria-Hungary, Bohemia, South Germany.
  35. Send them to James Cameron. In his ``Titanic`` Leonardo DiCaprio used crayons that never existed at the time but appeared several decades later.
  36. The second mark is hoopoe bird head used in Austria Republic after 1922. http://www.925-1000.com/Faustria_03.html ``O`` mark is of no relevance;design or manufacturer`s internal reference number.
  37. Locket. The "cloverleaf" maker's mark belongs to Alexander Sturm of Vienna, famous silversmith and goldsmith. http://www.langantiques.com/university/Sturm,_Alexander_Jewelry_Maker%27s_Mark
  38. The engraved inscription is in French, the name and 19 March 1877. If there are no other marks (search for them) it would be impossible to identify the maker.
  39. Depicting Kremlin in niello technique means they are Russian. Marks are too small but look Russian, too.Close up images of the marks would help to identify the maker.
  40. The same amulets offered in Turkey (about Euro 30). http://www.ekengumus.com/index.php?route=product/category&path=57_115 So, cannot be that old.
  41. Koran-Amulet case is used to contain verses from the Koran. Tughra was used by sultans in Ottoman empire, meaning it can be dated before WW I. Unless made later in Turkey.
  42. Oh, I see ``casing`` refers to glass, not metal cage.Will try to find mine and inspect it more closely.Thank you.
  43. I remember having posted number 3 elsewhere years ago. I still have it stashed away.But I remember its history: it was bought in Romania for DM 40 (before Euro was introduced).It was in a garage on th...
  44. Center: Dominion shield (take a look here ans scroll down) http://heraldicscienceheraldique.com/chapter-ii-taking-a-closer-look.html Right: maple leaf, ofcourse Left: Quebec coat of arms. two Fleur...
  45. I downloaded both the original and yours, placed them side by side and there was obvious difference in details.Prints are made after a photographic image and 100 % match the original. So, I think it`s...
  46. Jester with a Lute by Frans Hals.As said above the original is in Louvre.
  47. Trained painter unlike those portraits done in the street. Has a character.Nice.
  48. It`s silver PLATED, not sterling, made by CRESCENT SILVERWARE MFG CO INC - Port Jervis, NY Founded in 1922. Moved to Port Jervis in 1939. Sold to Samuel Kirk & Son Inc. in 1977
  49. As said above overall craftsmanship does not match Tiffany quality. This link might be helpful. EBay is worthless and full of fakes. Beyond understanding people hope to buy even Faberge on eBay. ...
  50. TassieDevil pointed out it`s King`s crown. So, either George V or George VI. Unless made and sold without being in connection with a particular period (decorative crown brooch).
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