After inheriting her grandmother's collection of antiques, Dolores has maintained an interest in the care and sale of vintage items. Flow Blue is highly collectible, antique blue-and-white china. The vintage dishware was most popular during the Victorian era and has experienced several surges of renewed popularity in the past 45 years. Flow Blue is a type of antique china called transferware.
Geisha Girl pattern porcelain derives its name from decorations based on Japanese women surrounded by scenes of traditional Japanese life. These include settings in gardens, near temples and other buildings and by lakes and streams. Geisha Girl porcelain has been made in Japan in various forms from the late 19th century to the s. In , it began to be heavily reproduced in China. This article will explain some of the ways to separate most pre-World War II pieces from the reproductions made in China. Wholly hand painted decorations was made early on and continued to be made in some degree through about
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Chinese ceramics have been copied for hundreds of years by Chinese potters, out of a reverence for an earlier period, but also to fool buyers — so buyer beware. There is no quicker way to learn about pieces than to handle as many as possible. Take advantage of the large numbers of Chinese ceramics offered around the world at reputable auction houses.