Shape, design and markings on the bottom are key indicators to the maker of a ceramic pitcher, explains Dr. Anthony Cavo, in his Ask the Experts column.
Things are not always as they seem, and that is the case involving a pair of what is described as 'silvery' glass coasters, reports Dr. G. Marchelos, in his response to a recent Ask the Experts inquiry.
In addressing a reader's inquiry about vintage baskets purchased while in Saudi Arabia, Susan Mullikin identifies some as representative of historic forms: a snake charmer basket and Moses basket. All told the selection of baskets may bring at least a few hundred dollars, Mullikin explained.
In his latest Ask the Experts assessment, Dr. G. Marchelos offers insight about a selection of bedroom furniture with value steeped largely in usability.
A reader's inquiry about a unique totem pole, purchased in 1947, prompts Ask the Experts' panelist Dr. G. Marchelos to conclude it is a piece of folk art, that may be worth $400-$600.
Dr. Anthony Cavo discusses the skill and artistry involved in creating a macabre dresser with the use of veneer inlay.
In a recent installment of Ask the Experts, Susan Mullikin presents interesting facts about the era of art history during Napoleon Bonaparte's reign, in responding to a reader's inquiry about prints discovered in the drawer of a bedroom suite.
In the latest installment of Ask the Experts, Dr. G. Marchelos weighs in on the identity, nostalgic history, collectible interest and value of items reader's inquired about.
In the latest Ask the Experts' column, Dr. Anthony Cavo discusses the cross-collectible appeal of a "Moustache Spoon" from the California Midwinter International Exposition (Midwinter Exposition) of 1894, when offering a value.
In the most recent Ask the Experts column, Susan Mullikin offers a bit of basket making history, while assessing a reader's inquiry about an inherited miniature basket.