Donald-Brian Johnson discusses the dynamic design of utilitarian spongeware pottery in a recent edition of Antique Trader.
Ushered by progressive master craftsmen, Fulper Pottery’s transition from producing practical wares, to creating enduring decorative Arts & Crafts designs, is an unlikely journey of which collectors are sometimes unaware.
According to legend, the first Valentine greeting was sent by St. Valentine himself. Vintage Valentines are popular with collectors, who enjoy visuals and whimsical themes. Displayed singly or framed in a montage, vintage Valentines add a touch of retro charm to any décor and are guaranteed to rekindle plenty of nostalgic memories.