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The name Portmeirion to many people conjures up images of the beautiful Italian style village in North Wales or they find themselves reminiscing the cult 1960s television series “The Prisoner”. To collectors the name Portmeirion is innovative and decorative designs in pottery created by Susan William Ellis. Sir Clough William-Ellis […]
The sixteenth edition of The Art of the Surreal sale will take place at Christie’s on 28 February, following the Impressionist & Modern Art Evening Sale and will include 35 lots that chart the history of Dada and Surrealism. Together the two auctions launch 20th Century at Christie’s, a series […]
On March the 16th Christie’s wine department will have on offer a superb selection of vintages direct from the cellars of Château Figeac. The vintages date back many decades and include many extremely rare large formats. Highlights from the sale include a rare jeroboam of 1949 estimate £3,000-5,000, three bottles of […]
Barbie® and Moschino® have teamed up with the help of Carlyle Nuera to create this Barbie and Ken giftset. The set is priced at $200. Barbie® and Moschino® team up to celebrate a bold red carpet moment! The Moschino® Barbie® and Ken®; Giftset features the iconic couple rocking the same […]
Rookwood Pottery Price Guide and Value Guide – Realised prices for sold Rookwood Pottery items from auction houses in US & UK, and ebay. Rookwood Pottery Related Rookwood Pottery and Maria Longworth Nichols Storer Books on Rookwood Pottery
Shelley China was adopted as trademark in 1910 by Percy Shelley, however the potteries heritage goes back nearly 100 years before that when in 1827 John Smith built a group of potteries which came to be known as the ‘Foley Potteries’. The factory was let to a partnership which included […]
Barbie Honors People Magazine’s “World’s Greatest Dads” Jerry O’Connell and Mario Lopez with One-of-a-Kind Dolls
To amplify the Barbie brand’s #DadsWhoPlayBarbie campaign and celebrate People’s “World’s Greatest Dads” special feature, today Barbie honors celebrity dads, Jerry O’Connell and Mario Lopez, with one-of-a-kind dolls made in their likeness. This partnership with People is part of Barbie’s first campaign highlighting the role of dads, which launched with […]
Maria Longworth Nichols Storer founded Rookwood Pottery in 1880 as a way to market her hobby – the painting of blank tableware.
The term Fairing can be designated to anything obtained at a Fair, but the term has become exclusively attached to small porcelain figures & figure groups, and sometimes trinket boxes, match strikers, pin holders and spill holders that were given away as prizes or sold at the local Fair. […]