Museum Feature – Sterling Cake Basket circa 1854 by Tiffany & Co.
This month, we feature one of the oldest pieces of sterling silver in our museum, an 1854 cake basket from Tiffany & Co. of New York.
Museum Feature – Applied Art In American Pottery – Stangl Pottery
This month's museum feature was especially fun to prepare, a selection of unique pottery pieces by Stangl Pottery. These pieces are quite rare, and are as much a slice of Americana as they are representative of the history of pottery in the United States.
Museum Feature – Silver Trimmed Royal Doulton Tobacco Jar/Humidor
Our museum selection this month is a one-of-a-kind, signed humidor from the world famous Royal Doulton China Company.
Museum Feature – Electric Hurricane Lamps from Fenton Art Glass
We searched our museum and vaults for an out-of-the-ordinary glass feature, and we found just what we were looking for in two beautiful electric hurricane lamps from the Fenton Art Glass Company, of Williamstown, West Virginia.
Museum Feature – Perfect Martini Vermouth Dispenser by Gorham Silver
This month, we feature something rare but fun, a sterling vermouth dispenser and case from Gorham Silver. This piece was most likely produced during the 1950s, the heyday of the classic martini and the culture that developed around that drink.
Museum Feature – Rare Metlox Cookie Jars and Canister
For this month's Replacements, Ltd. museum feature, we discovered in our vault two very special cookie jars and a canister, all produced by Metlox Potteries.
Museum Feature – Harry S. Truman State China Dinner Plate
After a fun session rummaging through our vault of museum pieces, we found a piece that has to qualify as a real gem in tableware, a dinner plate from the official White House state dinnerware service of President Harry S. Truman.
Museum Feature – Oriental 3-Piece Coin Silver Tea and Coffee Service
This month's museum feature is especially unique, we have selected a 3-piece sterling “coin silver” tea and coffee service with some very out-of-the ordinary characteristics.
Museum Feature – Rare "Flow Blue" Collectible Pieces
This month, we feature a selection of very interesting, and very rare “flow blue” dinnerware pieces. Flow Blue is a highly collectible, decorated porcelain or stoneware in which the decorated piece is created using a transfer printing process.
Museum Feature – Carnival Glass by The Fenton Art Glass Company
Carnival glass is a form of highly collectible pressed glass that comes in a wide variety of iridescent colors. It was made popular in the United States at the beginning of the 20th century.
California Provincial by Metlox-Poppytrail
This month’s museum selection is especially fun, we have selected a large group of pieces from the famous California Provincial pattern by Metlox Potteries.
Museum Feature – Spectacular Sterling Centerpieces – J.R. Wendt
This month, we are very excited to feature not one but two spectacular sterling silver centerpieces from J. R. Wendt and Company. Each of these gorgeous centerpieces have designs that are inspired by the beauty of nature.
Museum Feature – Olive Fork/Spoon Combination in Narragansett
Typically our museum pieces are one-of-a-kind, and so rare that we are unable to offer them for sale. However, we recently located FOUR quite rare 11 1/4&quo; long olive fork/spoon combinations in the Narragansett pattern by Gorham Silver. Since we only need one for our museum display, we can therefore offer three for purchase.
Museum Feature – Sculpted Coalbrookdale Dinnerware from Coalport
These wonderful pieces derive their name from the historic Coalbrookdale settlement in Shropshire, England. Click here to see porcelain made in ways never to be replicated.