Platter with Peony produced by the Hannongs, 1765

Antique German China: History, Brands, and Marks

Antique German porcelain has always been a collectors’ favorite. It has a rich history, elaborate patterns, and, most importantly, many admirers. There are some excellent examples of rare German antiques on the market. However, being … Read more

Maker Spode, Pattern Aesop’s Fable, The Signature Collection, Piece No. 145

Antique Flow Blue China: Patterns and Value Guide

With its mesmerizing patterns and beautiful blue color, Flow Blue antique china is exceptionally rare and highly sought after. The price tags of these hand-painted and extremely valuable Flow Blue, however, are not easily predictable. … Read more