Описание: This 2003 edition includes a selection of more than 5000 individual objects, illustrated in over 300 categories of the American antique collecting field. The objects covered date from colonial times to the mid-1950s and range from the relatively common to the rare, with the emphasis placed on what is available to the average collector. The format is designed to provide an accurate market value of items sold at auction from January through December 2001. Entries are keyed to the auction gallery where an item was sold; the month it was sold as well as the state abbreviation have been included due to regional variations across the country.
Описание: In the highly volatile and uncertain market for antiques, art and collectables it is important to have an up-to-date source of information - this book provides just that. The relevance of the highs and lows of the American market is becoming ever more pertinent for antique dealers and collectors in the UK and the rest of Europe. The 2004-2005 edition of The Pictorial Price Guide to American Antiques showcases a selection of approximately 4,000 individual objects in full colour. The objects included date from the seventeenth century to the mid-1950s, and range from the relatively The format provides an accurate market value of items sold at auction throughout a twelve month period. Prices realised have been based on actual sales records from a variety of the most highly respected auction houses in America. This visual method of pricing makes the book indispensable to anyone interested in the field of antiques and collectables; it is recognised as one of the most authoritative and up-to-date references on the market.
Название: Looking After Antiques ISBN: 0707802865 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780707802862 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Цена: 3658 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: This text is a guide to looking after your most treasured possessions to help you identify the problems you may encounter. The emphasis is firmly on preventative care and day to day maintenance and the practical advice ranges from cleaning and storing precious objects to creating the best conditions for displaying them. The first part of the book explores different materials in depth so that whether your belongings are made of glass, ceramic, stone or textiles, the common sense approach ensures that there are clear instructions explaining how you can preserve them yourself, or when you need expert help - and how to find it. The second part looks in detail at specific objects, such as clocks and watches, kitchen bygones and natural history collections.
Автор: Michael Meyer, Dawn Meyer, Patricia Martin Название: Mother-of-Pearl Antiques and Collectibles ISBN: 0764345281 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764345289 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 8219 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: For the first time in the English language, this important book explores the subject of mother-of-pearl (MOP) production and art in depth, and includes over 5,000 photographs of MOP artifacts. The project was undertaken with the express purpose of recording as much information on the historic use of mother-of-pearl, before this information is lost for good. Classifications by use, age, origin, and size make this an indispensable reference for collectors, historians, and tradespeople alike. Mother-of-pearl has been part of humanitys aesthetics for thousands of years, but it was only in the 19th century that artisans reached their height of creativity, producing amazing decorative utilitarian items, presentation pieces, and artwork. This luminous, beautiful, natural material captured the imagination of the public and enjoyed great popularity throughout the 19th century.
Автор: Tsadik Kaplan Название: Jewish Antiques ISBN: 0764346504 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764346507 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 4942 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Over 280 color photos and descriptive text display and discuss over 200 objects, many of which are quite rare and unusual, related to Jewish culture and experience. Sabbath candlesticks and candelabras, menorahs, Kiddush cups, Havdalah plates, spice boxes, Mezuzah cases, seder trays, marriage cups, torah pointers, a beer mug used on the festive Purim holiday, and much more are presented. Ranging from the 18th to the early 20th century, these objects take readers on an informative tour through Europe, the Middle East, and the United States, as well as through the holidays and the Sabbath. Also included are items without religious purpose, yet retaining a bold link to Jewish faith and tradition nonetheless, including veterans medals, alphabet charts translating Yiddish into English, eye charts in Yiddish, charity boxes, fans, seltzer bottles, and more. For anyone who has ever been interested in Judaism and Judaica, this book will hold great fascination
Автор: Donald Bull Название: Wine Antiques and Collectibles ISBN: 0764343351 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764343353 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 8794 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Over 2100 vibrant photos and lively text present an exciting array of wine memorabilia. Following a look at wine and health, with a toast to readers and a look at Bacchanalia, the book takes a four part journey from the vineyard to the wine cellar. Part one looks at various tools used in growing grapes, harvesting, and the production of wine. Tools used by coopers in barrel making, wine sampling and tasting devices, and bottling tools are covered. The next step is "Drinking Wine," in which many implements for removing corks, retrieving corks, and preserving wine are revealed. Serving devices include an extraordinary batch of cradles and caddies. In part three, promotional items revealed include statues, games, fans, tokens, signs, and office accessories. The last part is a look at a fabulous collection of wine antiques from a museum in Spain. The final step is into an 1810 wine cellar with a list of "The Necessaries always wanted in Wine and Spirit Vaults, and Gentlemens Cellars."
Автор: Price Sandy Название: Vintage and Antiques Fairs of England ISBN: 0711233411 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780711233416 Издательство: Frances Lincoln Рейтинг: Цена: 1344 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The Vintage and Antiques Fairs of England introduces readers to the most significant, regularly-held markets, from the higher-end fairs to the more wide-ranging flea markets (and a few of the more interesting car boots).