This piece looks Persian—and it is. This piece was clearly made in the 20th century. The bumpy feel on the base of this porcelain vase is called “orange peel” and is indicative of late 18th-century Chinese export porcelain. The blue on this glaze indicates it was made in Japan. We’ve all seen white and blue porcelain before—maybe while strolling around a Chinatown chatchka shop, a first-rate art museum, in Macy’s decorative wares department, or even at a neighborhood yard sale. Called under-glazed blue-and-white porcelain, it has been made for a thousand years in China and for hundreds of years in other parts of the world, including Holland, England and the Middle East. Lark Mason offers his tips on collecting blue-and-white porcelain But can you teach yourself how to navigate such a vast field of porcelain with confidence that you aren’t making too many mistakes—or worse yet, getting duped? We asked that question of Lark Mason , an expert in Asian art at igavel.
Could that old mini skirt hanging at the back of your wardrobe be worth a fortune? James Trollope looks at how to buy and sell vintage clothing from the Sixties and Seventies. Floaty dresses, hippy kaftans and floral trouser suits, given the right size, condition and label, could be worth hundreds of pounds. So what are the chart topping brands? And where can you sell, see or buy them? Best of British Depending on design, clothes by Thea Porter, Ossie Clark and Biba can range in price from a hundred to a few thousand pounds.
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Date and Value Tips! To wear and enjoy a beautiful piece of antique and vintage jewelry with history can be a wonderful, exhilarating experience. For many it is an addictive hobby. The more you collect, the more you want to collect! The difference between a collector and the Jewelry Investor But when buying these jewels of yesterday, how can you invest money in jewelry antique and be certain that what you are buying is authentic and not relatively new and worth its claimed value?
The following date and value tips will help. From my experience, one of the best date and value tips, is to buy from reputable dealers who guarantee their items. When looking at a piece, examine it carefully both front and back. A genuinely old piece will have all the ingredients to confirm its authenticity. Many jewelry styles do tend to overlap so always check the entire piece for clues.
One of the most obvious date and value tips is antique jewelry marks. Is the piece signed, hallmarked? Surprisingly enough, a lot of antique jewelry was marked in the most unusual of places so check along the edges, inside of the bale, the pin stem and even on the back of the pin stem!
Includes wood base tool holder with tools. The purchaser will receive a copy of correspondence from Dave Whitlock to Ted Trueblood and a letter from Ted to Dave. Also includes authentication from Dave Whitlock stating he tied these flies for his friend, Ted.
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This ad was put out because a lot of women at that time and some still today believe that if u use tampons u will lose ur virginity because it requires that u have to insert the tampon into ur vagina. But nevertheless their will always be some who believe that.. RealOnigokko Hymens are incredibly easy to damage, you can rip it from things like ballet where you train to spread your legs apart really far or from something like riding a horse where of course you have to straddle a large animal.
Some women are in fact born without a hymen. These ads are absolutely sexist and borderline degrading to women, and to say that it is only an advertisement is scary because the media tends to reflect and shape the social rules and norms in society. Clearly ads are not this blatantly sexist today, but there is still a huge media market in the objectification and demoralization of women.
Sexism is not anything that has to do with women, it is the notion of making women inferior simply because they are women which plenty of these old ads do. I believe the author was just demonstrating sexist ideologies from our past, rather then suggesting that these are the same views we possess today. Tara Shaw Ya except in Islamic type countries!! This seems to be the correct definition as per the author of this. What the heck is wrong with that? So, there is something wrong with suggesting that a woman should use a cleaning product to stop smelling.
Type keyword s to search The Collector’s Ultimate Guide to Canning Jars These vintage canning jars from the s to the s are the staple of retro country charm. Aug 25, Jean Allsopp These humble glass pieces were designed for putting up fruits and vegetables in the days before refrigeration. Here are some of the most valuable finds from the s to the s, when hundreds of companies were vying for a spot on America’s shelves: The unique topper makes it of note today.
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Shows off the braced Webb forks which were seemingly only fitted to Bennett’s bike. It is signed by Bennett on the back. I once owned the engine from this machine – Norton’s TT machines were fitted with their first semi-dry sump type engine – which was built into a later flat tank frame by a subsequent owner and sold for a vast sum by, I think, Bonhams a few years back. If I remember correctly it was not claimed to be AB’s actual bike! Many thanks to Kevin for sharing! Wednesday, 7 November TT machines -SG- I spent a while searching the records recently for the frame number of the Brooklands CS1 belonging to the Bain family see yesterday’s post.
Did I find it? But what I did come across were the consecutive entries for a dozen CS1s, all shown as despached to Norton Motors in May and all shown as TT machines. Two of these were subsequently fitted with replacement frames and despatched in June and September to Mototecnica in Italy – with the note against one of them ‘For Ghersi. I was told some years back by the late Peter Roydhouse that in his view, the works bikes of the time were used for a couple of years before being replaced.
Dubbed “Lonely Hearts Clubs” they received a lot of bad press and attracted con artists who took advantage of the lonely, their hearts and their pocketbooks. Miss Olivia Gramley, daughter of Mr. Charles Gramley, Louisiana, Mo.
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If he’s unhappy with his wife, he’ll cheat, right? They’re largely satisfied with all they have and aren’t looking for a way out, yet they still find themselves in bed with other women—and in hot water with their wives. Here, experts explain this phenomenon and dispel other popular cheating myths. Advertisement – Continue Reading Below Fact 1: Most men are still in love with their wives when they cheat.
Men who cheat haven’t fallen out of love; they’ve become unsatisfied with the current state of it. While they’re fulfilled in some areas, like being a provider, the romance may be missing. Men usually cheat with women they know. Cheaters don’t generally pick up random women in bars. The relationships are usually friendships first. Make sure your husband feels more connected to you than to his business partner.
That has to stop,” says Rapini. She suggests always going to bed at the same time and cuddling. Men cheat to save their marriages.
I only profess to be interested. Heck, I’m not even a good fisherman. My saltwater has been inside inlets or just a little out. Though most vintage Mitchell reels have oval shape bodies; my purpose for identifying these reels as Egg-Shape is very simple. They all have the basic classic body housing design of the very first Mitchell with a three screw “Cover Plate” as shown above.
If you’re taking boudoir advice from Cosmo, Men’s Health, or any magazine at all, there’s a reason you’re still localhost:81 mags are stuffed with hilariously awful sex tips, but, to be fair.
Read this fascinating look at marriage advice from the days of your parents or grandparents As divorce rates in the U. Skyrocketing rates sent many couples to seek expert advice to bolster their marriages. During this time, the idea that marriage could be saved—and a divorce prevented—with enough work gained ground, according to Kristin Celello, assistant professor of history at Queens College, City University of New York, in her fascinating book Making Marriage Work: A slew of experts stepped in to help American couples strengthen their unions Take marriage expert Paul Popenoe, for example.
He was incredibly well-known and established one of America’s first marriage counseling centers in the s, made regular media appearances and contributed to Ladies Home Journal—and he was a horticulturalist. The marriage prescriptions of the s could be summed up in one sentence: It was mainly a woman’s job to foster a happy marriage and steer it away from divorce. The Happiness Two-Step Marriage as a Career For starters, marriage counselors encouraged women to think of marriage as a fulfilling career.
Emily Mudd, for instance, outlined the many roles that women had to assume when they became wives. She approvingly quoted a, “modern and prominent wife ” who explained, “To be a successful wife is a career in itself, requiring among other things, the qualities of a diplomat, a businesswoman, a good cook, a trained nurse, a schoolteacher, a politician and a glamour girl. She laid out a variety of suggestions and cited personal examples.
For instance, because her husband had a tough time remembering names, she’d learn the names of party guests before events and incorporate their names into the conversation.