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Tag: Wedgewood

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    Brunk Auctions Offers Selection of Art Glass and Perfume Bottles

    In 1859, Thomas Webb launched his glass manufacturing business with his sons. After designing Art Nouveau crystal and Scandinavian-style glassware for decades, the company shut down in 1990. The upcoming auction of Art Glass and Perfume Bottles, presented by Brunk Auctions, will offer lots from a Springfield estate. A Thomas…

    Thomas Webb & Sons Swan's Head Cameo Scent Bottle
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    Collector's Auction

    Active in the late 1890s, William Moorcroft was an English potter associated with the Art Nouveau style. Moorcroft pioneered a new Florian Ware design, hand-decorated and outlined in trailed slip using a technique known as tube lining. Throughout his career, Moorcroft centered his work on Florian Ware, which won him…

    William Moorcroft Art Nouveau Flambe Vase, Claremont
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    European Furniture & Decorative Arts

    Wedgwood pottery made a breakthrough with the introduction of Jasperware, followed by other distinct styles of tableware. The “Fairyland Lustre” series was introduced by Wedgwood in 1915, a year after the start of the First World War. According to antique dealer Nicholas Dawes, "Many Europeans were looking for something to escape…

    European Furniture & Decorative Arts
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    European Furniture & Decorative Art

    The European Furniture & Decorative Arts auction by Skinner features over 600 decorative pieces including fine china, silver, and ceramics, as well as furniture of the 18th through 20th centuries. With bids beginning from $50 to $7,500, the auction has a variety of categories and price points for European ware. …