Trade in antique books in Russia from the era of Peter I to the present day
The developed system of book antiques trade, with the relevant rules and laws, is one of the most important components in creating the most favorable conditions for the emergence of…

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International Watch Company (IWC) - a Swiss company producing luxury watches.
The company was founded in 1868 by American watchmaker Florentin Ariosto Jones and watchmaker-entrepreneur Johann Heinrich Moser in the city of Schaffhausen. The newly made company was aimed at the…

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Pictures from the exhibition, or How to buy masterpieces?
Once we had an art day - we went to the sale of paintings in the House of Bessarabian Jews (there is such a building in Tel Aviv). This is…

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For those who have everything – “future antiques”

The Odessa Museum of Modern Art (Sabansky Lane, 4a) opened a personal exhibition of the sculptor Alexander Podmasco. In fact, antiques can be declared to calm the soul any junk sweetheart that was made at least half a century ago. But the organizers of the exhibition with the proud name “Future Antiques” had in mind quite different things. The charm of antiquity plus a high level of performance, a healthy commitment to tradition.

The works of Alexander Podmasco would look very appropriate against the background of antique dark wood furniture, with noble carvings. Reflected in the mirrors, they multiply their solid, status, non-fussy beauty.

Surely in 50 years some impressive collector of antique gizmos will be proud of the Poltava Battle chess set, the Zaporizhzhya Sich vodka set, the Neptune and Mermaid cups, the Volna lamp, or any of the many figurines. In addition to the works themselves, the author presented photographs of works that he had already parted with. Continue reading

The security of your collection
If you often visit various sites or forums that are devoted to collecting, you probably have come across more than once information on how to protect your collection from all…

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Porcelain collecting
Collecting can be safely attributed to the most common hobby. Collectors are able to see the beautiful in ordinary things. It is worth noting that today this hobby is positioned…

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Can I sell icons from home?
To talk about such a complex topic, let's turn to the story. Who knows how icons fell into people's hands? In fact, an icon could reach a person in several…

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KIDDUSH AND KIDDUSH GLASSES
Most often, customers are offered silver pair Saturday candlesticks, Hanukkah lamps, all kinds of aromatics, pointers and the so-called “kid glasses” or, depending on the shape, size, “kid’s glasses” created…

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