Jardiniere made in England should sell for $500+


June 30, 1991|By James G. McCollam | James G. McCollam,Copley News Service

Q: This Royal Doulton jardiniere on a pedestal is marked Rd. No. 37487 and Rd. No. 38366. Please advise as to age and value.

A: Your jardiniere on a pedestal was made in Burslem, England, between 1920 and 1940. It would probably sell for about $500 to $600.

Q: This mark is on the bottom of a 12-inch bowl with a picture of a man and woman in old-fashioned clothes. The edge is trimmed with rose and yellow borders. Can you tell who made it, when, and its value?

A: This porcelain bowl was made by the C. Tielsch Co. in Altwasser, Germany, during the late 1800s. It would probably sell for about $100 to $125 in an antique shop.

Q: Can you establish the vintage and value of my porcelain figurine of a nude girl marked "Goldscheider, Austria"? She is standing with her arms folded in front of her and she is 14 inches tall.

A: The Goldscheider family operated a factory in Vienna and ultimately established one in Trenton, N.J., at the beginning of World War II.

Your figurine was made in the early 1900s and would probably sell for $700 to $800.

Send your questions about antiques with picture(s), a detailed description, a stamped, self-addressed envelope and $1 per item to James G. McCollam, P.O. Box 1087, Notre Dame, Ind. 46556. All questions will be answered; published pictures cannot be returned. Mr. McCollam is a member of the Antique Appraisers Association of America.

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