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05 Nov, 2000
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Russian treen: antique Khokhloma in Scotland
KHOKHLOMA WAREThe name: Khokhloma is a village in the Volga woodlands and was the centre of manufacture of the ware which takes its name. Khokhloma ware has also been known in the British antiques trade as Riga ware, Archangel ware and Baltic treen, named after the ports where ships picked it up and the sea route which brought it to Britain. Origin: the invention over three hundred years ago of Khokhloma ware is recorded in a Russian folktale which recounts how a peasant lea...
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Modern British Art on eBay
Many genuine works of art are advertised on eBay and are there to be bought but care needs to be taken and there are some symptoms to look out for which flag up auctions to avoid.
I am going to discuss Modern British Art because it is a popular collecting area with a plentiful supply and keyword searches should return examples of known artists' work.
If you want to see what is available in this area here are some relevant names to search for: Henry Moore, Jacob Kramer, Augustus...
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Veho VMS-004 USB Microscope/Camera
This device allows you to take digital photographs of small objects and could be of use to a seller of silverware as it can take pictures of tiny hallmarks as well as functioning as a web cam. I am not sure whether is is classified as a camera but there doesn't seem to be a more suitable category in the Guides area of eBay.It was recommended to me by a member on an eBay chatboard and when I saw his pictures of silver hallmarks I couldn't wait to get one, knowing how hard hallmarks are t...