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Tag: Royal Doulton

  • Auction Industry

    Holy Smokes! Lion and Unicorn's August 23rd Sale Features Collectible Tobacciana Items

    The collecting category tobacciana includes items related to tobacco products, companies, or promotion. Fine jars, ashtrays, and other smoking associated accoutrements continue to light up enthusiasts, with the rarest examples generating four and five figures at auction. Lion and Unicorn of Hollywood, Florida is presenting nearly 600 lots of pub…

  • Auction Industry

    Flambe Glazes: From Sung Dynasty to Royal Doulton

    More than 500 years ago, Chinese potters experimented with glazes that utilized copper oxide in reduction, which produced a striking, deep red porcelain glaze that later generations of Europeans dubbed sang-de-boeuf, because it resembled ox blood. When these Sung Dynasty (A.D. 960-1279) porcelain pieces reached Europe, they were collectively called…