Susan Mullikin explores what gives some pieces of carnival glass more value than others.
Dr. Anthony Cavo evaluates Japanese Imari and Kutani wares, which were gifted to the owner in the 1930s – straight from Japan. Learn how valuable these prized gifts turned out to be.
As Dr. Anthony J. Cavo teaches us in this extended Ask the Experts assessment, several elements within decorative paintings lend themselves to determining the possible age of a piece.
"The Last Chord" series of postcards, from Bamforth and Company, is the product of inspiration from an early 20th century song by the same name, according to an assessment by Ask the Experts panelist Dr. Anthony J. Cavo.
The presence and design of escutcheons and height of a cabinet provide clues as to the age of the possible custom furniture, explains Ask the Experts panelist Dr. G. Marchelos, in his assessment of reader's inherited item of furniture.
In this installment of Ask the Experts, Dr. Anthony J. Cavo provides valuable details about the history and characteristics of Satsuma, a hand-painted form of Japanese pottery. A key bit of Cavo expertise: Authentic Satsuma won't have markings in English.
In this installment of Ask the Experts, Asheford Institute graduate, Dr. Anthony J. Cavo, weighs in about readers' inquiries about a meerschaum pipe and a vintage Kodak camera.
The inclusion of the fleur de lis design and the scene depicting a woman and a man in a period setting and dress, aid in evaluating and assessing a reader's tea set, explains Ask the Experts panelist Susan Mullikin.
Sometimes the information we seek can be found in the most unexpected locations. Ask the Experts evaluator Dr. Anthony J. Cavo demonstrates this in his latest assessment of a Greentown Glass dog head toothpick holder.