Press Releases tagged with plates

Marked R.S.  Prussia plate, 11.75 inches in diameter, stipple mold, with a fall season portrait decor having poppy highlights and a wonderful cobalt blue border.

Part 1 of a mostly cobalt blue lifetime collection of R.S. Prussia will be auctioned May 26th

Released: April 27, 2018

DOUGLASS, Kan. – Part 1 of the lifetime collection of R.S. Prussia antique porcelain from the late John and Lavaun Headlee of Illinois – nearly all the pieces in the rare cobalt blue color – will be sold at public auction on Saturday, May 26th, by Woody Auction, in the firm’s new Douglass gallery located at 130 East Third Street, starting at 9:30 am Central time. It will be an absolute auction, with no reserves.   The Headlees were beloved members of the R.S. Prussia Collectors Club, and word quickly spread that their 40-year collection focused almost exclusively on cobalt blue example...


Lovely piece of Belleek Irish china from either a broken antique cup, saucer or plate and installed in a sterling silver cuff bracelet.

DinnerWear Jewelry takes broken antique china and turns it into beautiful, unique, wearable keepsakes

Released: April 17, 2018

FRANKLIN, Mass. – For most people an antique china plate, cup or saucer that’s been chipped, cracked or broken might be trash. But for Mary-Ann Wood it’s treasure. Wood is the owner of a business called DinnerWear Jewelry that uses designs cut from these fractured unfortunates and turns them into unique costume jewelry pieces, mostly necklaces, earrings, lariats and brooches. “The jewelry pieces I craft aren’t just one-of-a-kinds and beautiful, they carry great sentimental value to the wearer,” Wood said. “They are worn, shared and passed on. The fact that each piece has been made by han...


Innocence Plate Artist: Bruno Geye

Faces & Flowers: Painting on Lenox China

Released: July 16, 2009

Faces & Flowers: Painting on Lenox China, at the Mint Museum of Art, Sat, Aug 22, 2009 - Sat, Jan 30, 2010 Lenox china is often referred to as America’s greatest porcelain. The Mint Museum's exhibition features more than 70 objects, including plates, vases and decorative wares with exquisite paintings of orchids, figures, idealized women and landscapes. Faces & Flowers highlights the remarkable talents of Lenox’s china painters, with works made by the firm’s leading artists for some of America’s foremost citizens, including orchid fancier Charles G. Roebling and Newark industr...