Fox Hunting as a sport has been epitomized as a regal sport all over the world since the early 1500s. The first fox hunt in Norfolk, England was recorded 1534.
This Wonderful Victorian Oil Lamp Brass Wall Bracket is a Real Treasure! It has a Majestic Presence that guards the guiding light of the household. The theme for the design more than likely has been taken from Grecian Mythology.
Lavatory Wash Jugs or Pitchers, Wash Basins or Wash Bowls, Slop Jars or Waste Jars and Chamber or Thunder Pots of Victorian-Edwardian times have a resurgence in country decorating and work well with Shabby Chic.
This fabulous pottery tile and bronze frame represents the embodiment of the Art Nouveau and Secession Movements of Europe that in the United States was known as the Arts and Crafts Movement.
For several centuries now many countries have produced wonderful refined hand-painted porcelains.
The Canadian Cut Glass Company of Gowans and Kent began their partnership in Toronto circa 1900 and lasted until 1918. Of course, we all know that after WW I most companies went under, even in the United States.
Since 1825 Flow Blue China has been a very arresting color that stands out the most amid all the decorated and transferware china ever produced.
The Gravy Boat or Sauce Boat first of all is an elongated, boat-shaped pitcher used to serve gravy. A gravy boat usually sits on a matching platter or under tray, which is used to catch gravy drippings.
Fruits as a subject for hand-painting on bone china and porcelain has been very vogue for over two hundred years.
Whatever ones reasoning behind collecting china plates, it usually begins with a pretty sentimental treasure found in grandma's house.