The most expensive antique books
Every self-respecting second-hand bookmaker at least once in his life was interested in which of the books is the most valuable. This will not necessarily be the oldest and most…

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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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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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18th Century Antiques: Real Works of Art

18th Century Antiques: Real Works of Art
The 18th century is called the gallant century in history: it was at this time that exquisite arts, fashion and entertainment were elevated. The Versailles Courtyard, Baroque and Rococo received absolute recognition.

The Turandot Antique Gallery presents to your attention 18th century antiques in excellent condition. Present yourself real baroque diamonds!

Of particular interest in our gallery is painting: luxurious still lifes of the Flemish school, paintings by such great Russian artists as Serebryakov and even a sketch of the famous Benoit. The pearl of the gallery is the painting “Bathing the Sultana” by the famous French artist Jacques de Lajoux. Continue reading

Antique dolls

The choice of a profession, let alone a hobby, cannot always be explained logically. Why does a respectable man with a mustache devote himself to carving wooden horses, and does a business madame enroll in courses on the manufacture of papierclay dolls? Or suddenly begins to tidy up the shabby and eyeless little dolls, spend a lot of money on porcelain young ladies and old teddy bears … Maybe the child inside her, who, they say, is napping in each of us, woke up and wanted to play? Dolls older than 75 years are awarded the title of antique Photo: Depositphotos Looking at the collection of antique dolls, you get the feeling that you are in a parallel world, where everything is as we have, and at the same time, surprisingly, mysteriously. Under a magnificent skirt of a German chrysalis made more than a hundred years ago, a bag with wood shavings, sawdust or cotton wool can be hidden. Continue reading

MOVADO CLOCK FIRM, SWITZERLAND
In 1881, a 19-year-old graduate of the watchmaking school Achille Ditesheim founded his own watchmaking company, which his three brothers soon joined. In 1905, a new, modern factory was built,…

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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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ANNUAL SPOONS ROBBE & BERKING
An old German manufactory called Robbe & Berking has now turned over 130 years old. It was founded in 1874 in the vicinity of a German city called Flensburg. During…

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How to evaluate an antiques item?
Spoons, forks, cup holders, samovars, plates, figurines, and even old photographs with the image of strangers to you - all this in our time is an antiquity and has its…

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