Collecting antique books - a lesson for wealthy people
Collecting antique books - a lesson for wealthy people Today, antique bookstores and collectibles of antique tomes are experiencing a real boom. This was greatly facilitated by the last decree…

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Icon collecting
Throughout life, Russian people have been associated with icons. Under the images of saints, he was born, married. After death, during the burial, people put an icon in the coffin…

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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.…

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SILVER CUPPER IN PRE-REVOLUTIONARY RUSSIA.

In the history of antiques, a special position is occupied by the XVIII century, the time when the first European samples of dining and tea utensils appeared. And the forerunner of these events was a wonderful fact from the history of tea, when in the middle of the XVII century it was brought from China to the countries of the West and began to drink first in special coffee houses, and then at home.
A huge variety of tea utensils speaks of the respectful attitude and love of Europeans to tea. Lovers of antiques are given an endless selection of objects of different shapes, materials, countries, factories and craftsmen – tea items seem to be located on the conveyor belt. Continue reading

Private letters of Buccaneers
At the moment, between collectors around the world, a real fight has unleashed for unique exhibits from the past, and these exhibits are not related to any one theme, such…

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Antiques Assessment - Customer Information
Evaluation and buying up antiques today is one of the popular forms of selling old things. If you consider it necessary not just to throw things away, but to find…

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A cane and its elegant image. What was the prop?
How would you recommend holding hands while walking if they are not busy with anything? At the seams? Inconveniently! Swing? Firstly, I am not in the ranks, and secondly, I…

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GOLD AND SILVER BUSINESS
Gold and silver are usually called the artistic processing of precious metals. Since ancient times, gold and silver have been used to create a variety of objects, not only because…

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