As seen in The Antique Shoppe Newspaper, March, 2006
Q. Can you help me find out more about this hall tree? It has
an oak veneer
finish with a solid oak trim. It is missing
J.D.D. - Kansas City, MO
Q. I have six
ceramic mugs and twelve goblets each with the figure of a nude lady. I have
researched and determined they were made in the 1940s, 50s by an
artist named Dorothy Kindell, in
California. Any idea of value, rarity, etc?
P.D.S. - Natrona, PA
A. Dorothy Kindell is mentioned as a California potter who worked in Laguna Beach , California. I found your mugs, with her name impressed selling for $235 shop price for the set of mugs. They are known as the “strip teaser”.
Q I received this table from my
grandmother, 50 years ago. It was given
to her by
a woman who would have brought it from
Europe. The marble top is removable.
I would appreciate any information.
J. T. -Highland Park, IL
A. Your American Victorian, Renaissance revival table was made around 1860-1870. A shop price could be $350/400, according to the Antique Trader Antiques & Collectibles 2006 Price Guide.
Q. I have a 1936 leather-bound copy of Gone
With The Wind. Pictures
enclosed. I have spent several years trying
to find the value. I believe
be a first Edition. On the front page under
the title it says “International
Collectors Library American Headquarters,
Garden City, NY.”
E.M. - Washington, KS
Q. I bought this green and gilt, molded
ceramic lamp several years ago at an
estate sale. It is 21” high and very heavy.
There are no marks. Any idea of
age or origin? Slight damage to one leaf
and some chips.
A.S. - Lower Burrell, PA
A. Your lamp was mass produced, made in America in the 1940s, 50s. A dealer would probably fix the damage and shop price it at $75 or more.
Q. Enclosed photos of a set of cake dishes,
cups/saucers, sugar and creamer. On
the bottom is writer “Carlisle Ware,
Burgess Bros., Longton, Made in
England. They belonged to my grandmother.
19 pieces. Any information
L.M-Staten Island, NY
Q. Please give me the value of these two
vases. They are marked on the
bottom “Roseville USA. 123-9”.
B.M. - Lower Burrell, PA
A. Your pair of Roseville vases were made in 1945 in the Freesia floral pattern. Each could sell in a shop for over $100.
Q. I am unsure how this 3 foot leather and
brass sword and sheath came to
my family. It has the following words
etched within a 2-inch oval on the
hilt: “Prosser and Cullum Swordcutter &
Belt Maker to the KING &
HRH Duke of York Charring Cross London”.
Can you date this and
R.R.- Deerfield, IL
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