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Ribble Valley, Lancashire
Lancashire man, enjoys collecting all sorts, has a love of fishing and sports, not as young as I used to be, enjoying life to the brim Cheers
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Dear Apostata & dav2no1 I just saw your comments I'm beginning to understand a little more thanks to you Many thanks and best wishes Peter
Nothing wrong it a touch of philosophy, so Apostata, I've checked over the parrots with a loupe and I can safely say that they are both handpainted and not transfers, probably won't make any differen...
OK thanks Apostata I almost binned this pair How did the diapers behave
Thank you for your comments Dav2no1 interesting
So, Apostata a pile of junk Ah well that’s life, I thank you for your honesty
Apostate, I hope you are well, could you please expand
MMNJ Thanks a bunch for your comment, fingers crossed Peter
Hi dav2no1 firstly, thank you for your reply, agreed, however the bits of curved items in the inside appear to be original as they are glazed all over Peter
Wow, Apostata, that’s a load of interesting information, I bow to your knowledge Thank you Peter
Golgatha, many thanks, I have contacted them after your comment x Peter
Apostata, thanks for the comment, however, it wasn’t mi piece mine is with my collection Cheers Peter
Vetraio50 and Golgatha You are both correct it is a representation of Landseer’s ‘Death of a stag at glen tilt’ But that’s not the question, which was do you know whos the Red wax mark also wh...
Thank you ho2cultcha I think I agree with you Peter
Yes Vetraio50 that’s correct, the family go back hundreds of years, he lived at Dewlish house, a stately home in UK Peter
Thanks again Apostata, very unusual that you are a little perplexed with the date of this item, I do value your comments and knowledge immensely Thank you again Peter
I do agree, thank you
Vetraio50 , your knowledge is enormous, double thanks Peter
Thank you very much, I do use the Gothenburg site, but I struggled to find any of these type of marks, I appreciate your comment, thanks again
Thank you for your comment Apostata
kwqd I am very grateful for your comment, I can confirm that this is 100% Watercolour, I’ve been buying art for some time, I’ve checked it with a jewellers loop several times, it and s genuine, I did ...
Thanks Apostata Peter
Ok Apostata I understand, thank you I appreciate your comments and honesty You know, sometimes it’s not about the money to me it’s just about having a collection of objects I can enjoy it’s kind o...
Many thanks Apostata
Apostata I can’t thank you enough for your diligence
Ok thanks Apostata
Hi Apostata, thank you once again for your knowledge Peter
Please can anyone help me establish whether this is genuine or rubbish, thank you
Apostata, thank you for your interest, so how old do you reckon it is ?
Apostata, thank you for your enlightening comments
Hi wma, I’ll take a look thanks
Ok thanks Peter
I have looked at the Exhibition you mentioned and I see 2 similar boxes both with similar lozenge with the writing on I must say that there is no colour to either just dark brown, for your argument to...
Could you explain the relevance of the mark please yop Peter
Hello yop, thank you, these would be the 8 precious Buddhist marks sometimes found on Kangxi ceramics I guess, thank you for your interest Peter
Thank you carmenisacat
Oh I forgot one piece of the jigsaw, the ink stone is mixed with water when grinding on the ink stone to form a deep black/blue ink. Cheers
Ink sticks were/are made from the soot found on the underside of small ceramic bowls that have been held over a candle, the soot is gathered and mixed with resin made into a pastes and stamped into a ...
Thank you WMA enlightening
Morning mp. Kunst I guess it could be, I’ve been trying to find out what type of canvas Minjun used in case it’s a preparatory sketch for the larger similar painting Peter
Yes I think so, I’m glad you agree, thank you Vetraio50
Mmm ok I get it cheers Peter
Blow me away!!! I thought you were having a break renedijkstra, marvellous knowledge, brilliant breadth of understanding. Thanks Peter
I understand you have been very wonderful letting me into a bit of your knowledge, Thanks Peter
Many thanks renedijkstra Peter
Mmm Aristotle even has a say in discussions about Chinese porcelain, can’t say I’m surprised Peter
Rom should read rim it’s time I slowed down my typing!!!
Thanks renedijkstra, just for the record the rom is copper metal, such a tight fit I don’t know how they got it on!! I am indebted to you for sharing your knowledge, many thanks Peter
Ok, I’ve looked and I’ve found the items you mentioned, so, mines not genuine I guess , what a shame, but hats off to you renedijkstra for a brilliant bit of detective work! Thanks Peter
Hi renedijkstra, thank you again for commenting on one of my items, can you please confirm something on your comment, are you talking about my item with your description or are you talking about the c...
Ok then I’ll take it cheers renedijkstra Peter