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Mountain view Pany Graubunden

SWITZERLAND....PANY...snow mountain village and lovers unite!

15.02.2012 – 13:32

Early yesterday afternoon a silence fell over our small village as darkness started falling and a light fall of gentle snowflakes filled the sky. The roads were soon blanketed with that white powder throwing the area into a...[more]


Vase by Marcello Fantoni

Marcello Fantoni and the magic of Italian 50s/60s Ceramics

14.02.2012 – 16:45

Marcello Fantoni and the Italian Magic from the 50s to the 70sIt has been some time since i last went searching through the large number of boxes filled with items that i had purchased 5 years ago. At that time i decided that...[more]


Troika Love Plaque

TROIKA LOVE PLAQUE....RARE FOR COLLECTORS

14.02.2012 – 16:42

So its that time of the year again with the sun making the days seem brighter and a more relaxed outlook here high up in the Swiss mountains. Of late i have been busy chopping and piling next winters supply of wood and am...[more]


Wedgwood black basalt vase by Keith Murray...Rare

KEITH MURRAY....RARE WEDGWOOD BLACK BASALT VASE

14.02.2012 – 16:40

Switzerland has over the years crossed the lines on international buying in the porcelain field with a good selection of antique as well as modern designs. Over the years i have found numerous pieces that seem to pop out of the...[more]


Christian Dior paste brooch & earrings by Michael Meier

CHRISTAIN DIOR PASTE JEWELS...BLING BLING

14.02.2012 – 16:31

What a busy time its been with the start of spring/summer just so much to prepare and the spring cleaning has been a massive task. Whilst clearing some of the cupboards i had the pleasure of discovering ,once again,some weird...[more]


Victorian Gold Sovereign showing Victoria

BERLIN ANTIQUES AND MARIE ANTOINETTE...WITH GOLD COINS GIVEN AWAY

14.02.2012 – 16:27

Gold Sovereign given as change from a bar in BerlinA long awaited trip to anywhere for me had me drooling and just so hungry when i landed at Tegel airport Berlin.Friends who had visited Germany many times over the last 40 years...[more]


Part of the Berlin wall

BERLIN AT ITS BEST LOADED WITH CUTURAL EXHIBITS AND MUSUEMS

14.02.2012 – 16:21

BERLIN AT ITS BESTSo my last blog was a scant version of wonderful Berlin and just so much to share that it would take pages and pages of exciting stories and views.Our trip was to enjoy a leisurely stay over 7 days and also...[more]


Wedgwood figure of a lion with its kill

Wedgwood Animal Series by John Skeaping

14.02.2012 – 16:16

Wedgwood Figures by SkeapingOnce again items of good value turn up in Zurich which shows that the arts were alive and well served by a discerning public. Previously blogged was a Love Plaque by the famous Troika factory. Here...[more]


View of Portland vase in black jasper

Wedgwood *Portland Vase* found in Zurich

14.02.2012 – 16:09

*Porland Vase* Black Basalt by Wedgwood a great find in ZurichSo finally it is all over…….the antique/collectors faire in Oerlikon which seemed to drag on for days and hours on end.The first day there was a mad burst of...[more]


Wedgwood creamware plate 1760

Davos Switzerland and Wedgwood Creamware c1760

14.02.2012 – 16:02

Davos Antiques and Early Wedgwood CreamwareThis being the last post of the year and the Wedgwood saga seems to roll on and all that exciting as here I have found some of the earlier masterpieces produced by Wedgwood As early...[more]