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.
Museum Feature – Rare Heisey "Alexandrite" Colored Crystal
This month, we are showcasing a variety of pieces from Heisey's Creole, Empress, Old Dominion, and Trident patterns. Each pattern is done in the rare "Alexandrite" color.
Museum Feature – French Sevres Porcelain circa 1764 – Must See!
This month, we are excited to feature six pieces of porcelain produced at the famous Sevres manufactory near Paris, France. Our research staff dates these pieces to circa 1764!
Featured Museum Pieces – Cathedral Plates by Royal Worcester
The Cathedral series by Royal Worcester is a group of five plates that commemorate Cathedrals in England. The plates in this collection have gorgeous transferware images including Gloucester, Hereford, Lichfield, Worcester, and York Minster Cathedrals.
Featured Museum Pieces – Rare Crystal Animal Figurines
This month's museum feature is especially fun, sparkling free-form crystal animal figurines by the world-renowned manufacturers including Baccarat, Daum, Heisey, Imperial, and Fostoria.
Featured Museum Selection – "Tazza" by Wood and Hughes
This month's selection is a "tazza" by Wood and Hughes Silver Company. "Tazza" is Italian for "footed compote". 'Must see' rare silver!
Museum Feature – Rare Art Pottery from Roseville Pottery
Start here to see a variety of rare art pottery pieces from our collection of Roseville Pottery, a company whose popularity was at its peak during the 1930s and 1940s.