About this title: Comprehensive sections cover ceramics, furniture, glass, silver and metalwares, jewelry and obects de vertu, clocks and watches, books, Oriental antiques, textiles, toys, decorative arts and Modern classics. Special features explain why one piece is worth more than another and show how to value and item and teach you to be your own appraiser. Biographies of designers and factories give the background information you need to help date and value objects.
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