Peter Barrett Collectibles

Peter Barrett, born in 1935 and studied from the Rhode Island School of Design, is a British illustrator, a naturalist, a wildlife painter, a children's book author and a graphic designer.

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    Peter Barrett as an Illustrator and a Children's Book Author

Mr. Barrett's career as an illustrator started after illustrating and writing a book written for very young children which comprised of three series. The book was published by Ward Lock and in no time, his books (The Square Ben Drew, The Circle Sara Drew and The Line Sophie Drew) received recognition and became popular. With this, Peter Barrett started concentrating on illustrations and animal art. He illustrated many non fiction children's books, specializing in horses, dogs and dinosaurs.  The biographical perspective of his work was published in 1986, which was titled ''Travels With a Wildlife Artist: The Living Landscape of Greece.'' By the 1980s and 1990s, his stature as a children's book illustrator and as an animal artist started growing hand in hand. Mr. Barrett illustrated collections and reprints of famous animal stories by Desmond Morris, James Herriot and Gerald Durrell. A number of books were illustrated by him under the extremely popular 'Little Golden Books' label for children. The 1987 Random House edition by Kenneth Grahame has also been illustrated by him.

 

                                      Peter Barrett As A Painter

Peter Barrett tends to explore a specific artistic territory between psychedelic pop culture and sacred geometry, digital technology and analog, computer-generated art and Tantric art.  His paintings are filled with mystery, beauty and magic. If seen from a certain distance, it would seem that the paintings are nothing but digital prints, but when observed closely, the texture starts becoming clear. Every inch of his painting is considered, accounted for, mapped and worked with orderly layers of pattern and paint. Without the smell of the paint or without observing the paints closely, it is hard to tell whether the painting is machine-made or human-made.

 

                             Collectible Plate Series

The Woodland Year collection Series:

The Woodland Year Signature edition series by Peter Barrett was certified on 10th of April, 1981. This comprises of a collection of twelve plates which have been crafted in fine porcelain and have been decorated around the borders with 24 Karen gold. These plates bear the original art by Mr. Barrett and were issued as a limited edition by Mr. Franklin Porcelain.

The set includes Fawns in the June Meadow, The Butterfly Chase in May, Rabbits in July Field, Striped Skunks at March Stream, Squirreling for Nuts in January, Curious Raccoons at an April Pond, American Marten in the November Pines, Cozy Dormouse in the December Woods, The Friendly Chipmunks in August, The

Playful Badgers in October, Woodchucks in the February Thaw and the Otter at a September Waterfall.

 

The Country Year Collection Series:

This collection comprises of twelve beautiful porcelain plates which portray the entire beauty and panorama of the countryside. This collection has been commissioned by Franklin Porcelain as well. It aims on portraying the different moods of the countryside each month. The collection consists of A Country Lane in December, A Country Church in March, September of the Moors, A Country Path in May, June in a Country Garden, The Colors of Autumn in October, February on the Coast, July beside the River, June in a Cottage Garden, Secluded Stream in November, the Wheatfields in August and January's Lambing season.

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Kosta Boda Swedish Art Glass:

Kosta Boda art glass from Sweden is known for its true works of art in a contemporary design.  The art glasswork is created by hand and loved for its artistry and color. Kosta Boda is often referred to as the "Mother of  the Kingdom of Crystal".  These masterpieces are known throughout the world  for their distinctive glass and sculpture.

Are you in search of a unique art glass with a modern design and brilliant use of colors? Then Kosta Boda art glass is what you are looking for. If you love decorating and enriching your daily life with beautiful glass objects, then Kosta Boda has everything to offer including bowls, vases, sculptures and other creations to brighten up your house. Matching and mixing different objects with the Kosta Boda limited editions of glass works brilliantly.

Being one of the oldest Sweden's glass works that has been operating since 1742, Kosta Boda is now one of the world's most dominating brands of art glass and glassware. Kosta Boda has definitely refined technology and the understanding of glass by providing a bold, innovative and a vibrant glasswares.

Colorful, artistic, and handmade glass from the furnaces have allowed Kosta Boda to be among the world's and Sweden's leading manufacturer of Kosta Boda crystal and Kosta Boda glass. Designers and artist have been creating both art appliances and beauty that have been exhibited and sold all over the globe. The historic charm of the Kosta Boda glass has been maintained by introducing modern techniques to their traditional practices, enabling the designers to broaden their expression. Several renowned designers are working with a variety of objects which include Kosta Boda vases, Kosta Boda sculptures and Kosta Boda bowls. A few renowned Kosta Boda artists and designers that have been successful in maintaining the pride and prestige of Kosta Boda include Anna Ehrner, Olle Broz, Ulrica Hydman-Vallien, Warff Goran, Louis Lofgren, Kjell Engman, Vicke Lindstrand and Ann Wahlstrom.

Kosta Boda Signed Items:

The Kosta Boda glass pieces are often signed. Artists and craftsmen of Kosta Boda not only embodied various distinctive folkways of the design of Scandinavia's, but they also helped in defining those traditions. When you buy Kosta Boda, you buy a lineage of great craftsmanship and design that has prevailed for more than 260 years. With this, the Kosta Boda artists engraved their signatures on the Kosta Boda glass works, sculptures, paperweights and vases as a part of recognition.

Why do people collect art glasses?

People who are not fond of collecting art glasses may not understand the satisfaction and fascination that art glass collectors share. There are many reasons for why people collect art glasses. However, one main reason is to appreciate the perfection of the artist and that it enhances the house decor. Not only does it provide additional colors to your house or workplace, but it also tends to provide the finishing touches that your house or workplace requires.

However, the most important reason for people collecting art glasses is purely for investment purposes. The glass art works from artists and designers who have established themselves as prominent in the industry tend to increase in value over time, and hence the pieces can be worth thousands of dollars. Not only does it provide unrivaled beauty, but the value tends to increase as you enjoy it's beauty.

VINTAGE HANDMADE KOSTA BODA ART GLASS HIPPOPOTAMUS HIPPO PAPERWEIGHT SWEDEN
VINTAGE HANDMADE KOSTA BODA ART GLASS HIPPOPOTAMUS HIPPO PAPERWEIGHT SWEDEN
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VTG KOSTA SWEDEN ART GLASS WARFF SIGNED NUMBERED PAPERWEIGHT BUBBLES
VTG KOSTA SWEDEN ART GLASS WARFF SIGNED NUMBERED PAPERWEIGHT BUBBLES
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Kosta Boda Egg Shape Paperweight
Kosta Boda Egg Shape Paperweight
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Kosta Boda Candleblock Daisy Dots Clear Rolf Sinnemark ca 1970s
Kosta Boda Candleblock Daisy Dots Clear Rolf Sinnemark ca 1970s
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2 Kosta Boda Glass Paperweights Kjell Engman Signed Sticker
2 Kosta Boda Glass Paperweights Kjell Engman Signed Sticker
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Vintage Kosta Sweden Art Glass Single Bud Vase Paperweight Bubble Base
Vintage Kosta Sweden Art Glass Single Bud Vase Paperweight Bubble Base
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SIGNED KOSTA 96099 LINDSTRAND KOSTA BODA PAPERWEIGHT
SIGNED KOSTA 96099 LINDSTRAND KOSTA BODA PAPERWEIGHT
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vntg HTF signed KOSTA Gran Wrff Crystal Art Glass MUSHROOM bubbles PAPERWEIGHT
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Superb Kosta Boda Vick Lindstrand Paperweight Vase 291 Brown Glass Sweden
Superb Kosta Boda Vick Lindstrand Paperweight Vase 291 Brown Glass Sweden
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Kosta Boda Paperweight Clear Glass Sculpture Man or Totem by Kjell Engman
Kosta Boda Paperweight Clear Glass Sculpture Man or Totem by Kjell Engman
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Giuseppe Armani Italian Figurines & Sculptures

Giuseppe Armani Figurine

Giuseppe Armani was an Italian born master sculptor who starting drawing at a very early age. There are three main things for which Armani is known for: his love of music, love for his family and art. His work is cut above all the rest because of his extraordinary talent. He was able to inject life into his sculptors.

Giuseppe Armani's career lasted for more than twenty years. His death in the year of 2006 was a big shock and a great loss to his fans and to the industry. He was among those artists who had the courage to dabble with different mediums. He was an artist who loved to experiment with different styles, materials and sculptures. His art work is available in different materials like alabaster, wood, clay and marble. His work has gained much notoriety and a lot of recognition from art lovers. An example of his work was a sculpture of the male torso which was inspired from classical designs. This Italian sculpture was so well crafted that it was sent to the Art Gallery of Pisa  where Giuseppe Armani was offered a permanent job.

Armani's sculptures are a perfect personification of charm and beauty. The Giuseppe Armani Italian porcelain works-of-art bring happiness and joy to those who admire and collect them. Armani sculptures are known throughout the world. Armani Collectibles are sure to brighten up your home decor with their appealing, sophisticated and life-like qualities.

The talent to infuse character, life and soul into his masterwork series is not something which a sculptor is blessed with. Despite the style of the sculptures created by Guiseppe Armani , be it whimsical, contemporary, or daring, his works have always had a lot of soul in them. In fact, some critics describe his figurines as those that have a spark of life within them.

Giussepe Armani's immense love for art can directly be reflected in his amazing work. If you are an aficionado of sculptures and art then you probably know a a lot about Giuseppe Armani's work.

The collectors of Armani's work know that his brilliant and exquisite masterpieces show a style which is unique in its own way. Without any doubt, Giuseppe Armani is one of the most renowned artist this world has ever came across. He will always be remembered for his masterpieces.  

The late Giuseppe Armani created masterpieces that ranged from traditional to the daring and contemporary. Giuseppe Armani’s figurines had breathtaking realism.   He will live on in his works of art.

Giuseppe Armani Kelly LTD ED 1115 3000
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Rare Original 1987 Signed Giuseppe Armani Lady with Muff Figurine
Rare Original 1987 Signed Giuseppe Armani Lady with Muff Figurine
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giuseppe armani figurine Vanessa NIB
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Giuseppe Armani Figurines LOT OF 37 STATUE COLLECTION
Giuseppe Armani Figurines LOT OF 37 STATUE COLLECTION
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1996 Florence Giuseppe Armani FANCIULLA CON ROSA Lady Statue Figurine 0678C
1996 Florence Giuseppe Armani FANCIULLA CON ROSA Lady Statue Figurine 0678C
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GIUSEPPE ARMANI CAPODIMONTE GIRL WITH ROSES CART RARE 1981
GIUSEPPE ARMANI CAPODIMONTE GIRL WITH ROSES CART RARE 1981
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Rare Giuseppe Armani Figurine Soiree LIMITED MINT
Rare Giuseppe Armani Figurine Soiree LIMITED MINT
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Giuseppe Armani 1458C Eclipse Limited Edition Hand Painted and Signed Figurine
Giuseppe Armani 1458C Eclipse Limited Edition Hand Painted and Signed Figurine
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Giuseppe Armani Florence Promenade 1562C Lady with Dogs Greyhounds
Giuseppe Armani Florence Promenade 1562C Lady with Dogs Greyhounds
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Giuseppe Armani Snow White Disney With Bluebird 0209C Near Mint Figurine
Giuseppe Armani Snow White Disney With Bluebird 0209C Near Mint Figurine
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Murano Glass

                               The Art of Murano Glass

Forming magnificent, vibrant and unique shapes with layers of molten glass, Murano glass is a collectible collected most commonly by those who love beautiful objects. This glassware, which was created on the Venetian island of Murano during the 8th century Rome, has graced homes for hundreds of years.

                              Murano Rezzonico Chandeliers

One of the specializations of Murano glass has been the construction of chandeliers. In the 17th century, Rezzonico which was a rich family in Venice invited a glass maker in order to produce a magnificent ballroom chandelier in order to show off their great wealth and power. Since then, the classic Murano chandeliers have been reproduced to produce these magnificent Rezzonico Murano style chandeliers chandeliers that tend to turn the formal space into an elegant space for the guests to admire.

                               Some Famous Glass Masters

The following is a comprehensive list of a few renowned glass masters that brought about a huge impact to the Murano Glass and the glass industry as a whole:

Dino Rosin: Mr. Dino Rosin spent his entire life in the perfection of his craft. He has been successful in producing sculptures that not only captured but are also caressed by light in his alliance for twenty years with Loredano. His work is described as embodiment of elegance, grace and unsurpassed richness. Without any doubt, words are not enough to explain the magic in Rosin's forms.

Archimede Seguso: Seguso's works are one of the finest collections of the twentieth century and can be the perfect example of twentieth century Murano glass.  Archimede Seguso owns all of the Murano glass masterpieces of the twentieth century.

Pino Signoretto: He is a sculptor who tends to manipulate glass with his rare skills, techniques and strengths. He had been trained by the glass master Alfredo Barbini.

Toso: The Toso family has over a  seven hundred year uninterrupted tradition of creating glass vessels through Murano glass blowing.

                                   Glass Making Techniques

There are more than a dozen Murano manufacturing techniques, each unique in it's own way. Techniques such as bullicante which involves the overlaying of several layer of air bubbles, cased glass which comprises of  two thin superimposed layers, gold/silver leaf which involves the usage of gold leaves, iceglass which involves the technique of dipping flaming hot glass in water, pulegoso formed by irregular air bubbles, rigadin which involves blowing the molten glass into a bronze mould are some of the most famous techniques of making some of the finest Murano master pieces.

                          Why Should You Buy Murano Glass?

Murano glass objects are a colorful art which is impossible to deny. Due to the way that Murano glass are made, each and every Murano glass is unique in it's very own way. Whether you are in search of items as large as a Murano chandelier or an item as small as Murano glass beads, Murano glass has everything to offer. You can find a wide range of unique Murano items which include Murano vases, Murano lamps, Murano pendants, Murano bowls, Murano jewelry and Murano figurines fashioned from Murano glass. Not only this, one of the most popular items of Murano glass includes the classics. These colorful Murano items make treasured gifts! My very own personal favourite is Millefiori Necklace, made of Venetian Murano glass.

Quality Murano art glass is sought after by many glass collectors today. Glass blowing dated back to approximately to the year 50 BC. The "studio glass movement" began in 1962. Some of the best art glass in our time today is Murano glass from Murano, Venice. One of the Murano-trained artists who spread his glass blowing knowledge in the United States was Lino Taliapietra. He apprenticed at age 12 and became a master arts at age 21.  He became internationally renowned not only for his glass making, but also for his designs.

You can find quality Murano glass along with Murano glass vases for sale at Tucson Tiques Collectibles.

 

Murano Glass Duck Sculpture Venetian
Murano Glass Duck Sculpture Venetian
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Vintage Murano Glass Murrine Aventurine Bimorphic Bowl
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Mid Century Murano Glass Bowl Italian Brown Bullicante
Mid Century Murano Glass Bowl Italian Brown Bullicante
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Mid Century Murano Glass Bowl Gold Aventurine Bullicante
Mid Century Murano Glass Bowl Gold Aventurine Bullicante
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Vintage Murano Style Sommerso Glass Vase Cased Green Crystal Free Form
Vintage Murano Style Sommerso Glass Vase Cased Green Crystal Free Form
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Murano Art Glass Venetian Free Form Figurine Sculpture Blue Amber
Murano Art Glass Venetian Free Form Figurine Sculpture Blue Amber
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Mid Century Murano Glass Bowl Bullicante Aventurine Gold
Mid Century Murano Glass Bowl Bullicante Aventurine Gold
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Vintage Murano Glass Paperweight Bullicante Blue
Vintage Murano Glass Paperweight Bullicante Blue
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Vintage Murano Glass Bowl Free Form Bullicante Candy Dish
Vintage Murano Glass Bowl Free Form Bullicante Candy Dish
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Mid Century Murano Glass Bird Cockatoo Parrot Green
Mid Century Murano Glass Bird Cockatoo Parrot Green
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Starbucks

Starbucks Collectible Mugs and Cups

You might be thinking that the Starbucks brand has nothing to offer other than delicious coffee in many styles and flavors and edible items. However, you would be astonished to find out that the Starbucks coffee mugs and cups of Starbucks have now grown to become important collectibles! With only one specific cup being served in each different city and country, they now serve as souvenirs from the Starbucks Coffee stores worldwide. These coffee cups first appeared on their shelves of houses in 1994.

Types of Starbucks Collectible Mugs

The most popular and the most collected Starbucks cups include the City Relief Series. The reason why these are so highly prized is because each City cup is only sold at the Starbucks outlet in that particular city. Therefore, unless you travel a lot, you can only buy those collectibles through online stores such as eBay and other online collector's stores. The most expensive City Mug is the Minneapolis mug. This is because this mug was only available in the stores for only ten days mainly because of the copyright issues. Today, these cups are worth more than a one thousand dollars ($1,000).

Besides the Starbucks City Relief Series cups, some other popular series of cups include the Architect Series, the Park Series, and the Global Series Mugs as well. Other collectors may also focus on the other series of cups which Starbucks has produced such as the Christmas Series Mugs and the Artist Series Mugs.

Starbucks Collectible Mug Collections Sell For How Much!!!

The Starbucks cups, especially the discontinued ones, can prove to be extremely desirable and expensive mainly because they are so “rare”. According to a recent auction on eBay for Starbucks mugs, a collection of forty-eight City Series Mugs were sold for around ten thousand dollars ($10,000). The highest price ever paid for a single Starbucks coffee cup was thirteen thousand, seven hundred and fifty U.S Dollars ($13,750) and that was for a Japanese Starbucks mug. However, commonly available Starbucks mugs can originally run between nine ($9) dollars and twenty ($20) dollars.

What’s All The Hype About Collecting Starbucks Mugs?

Collecting Starbucks mugs has not only become very profitable, but also is a relaxing hobby for collectors all around the world. It seems that “Selling Out” of Starbucks mugs has become an important part of the marketing strategy of the Starbucks Corporation because of limited supply. It allows Starbucks to boost the secondary market by creating not only mugs and cups, but also cards and other collectibles. For instance, regional cards were released in cities such as San Francisco, New York, Washington D.C., Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles and Orange County in California. The sellers and collectors start demanding high prices for these collectibles because of supply and demand because many of the mugs also become discontinued.

Starbucks also recently launched the You Are Here Mugs so that collectors could only buy them through eBay in order to complete their collection.

Where Can I Buy Starbucks Collectible Mugs and Cups?

Collectible Starbucks mugs and cups can be found in any Starbucks store in most cities. Another popular source of buying these mugs is eBay. eBay has a very diverse and a wide variety of collectible Starbucks mugs for sale which range from the City Series mugs to the  Global Series mugs.

Collecting Trinket Boxes

Collecting Antique Trinket Boxes

Don't you love collecting old, antique jewelry boxes and antique trinket boxes? Whether the original ones or created as replicas, these antique jewelry and trinket boxes have the power to evoke historical images that lets you travel back into the past.

Jewelry trinket boxes come in a wide variety ranging from tiny ring boxes and keepsake boxes to large jewelry organizers with compartments and many drawers. Although they have been around for centuries, these trinket boxes weren't popular among the middle class people until the industrial revolution. These boxes are now sought after not only as a way to store trinkets and jewelry, but also as collector items.

 

Types of Trinket Boxes

Jewelry trinket boxes are most commonly made of ceramic, glass, porcelain, metal, sterling silver or wood. Plastic, vinyl and leather boxes are also available but not as desirable. They range from elaborate decorative pieces to simple storage containers. The wooden boxes may be carved, while the metal boxes may be engraved and the glass boxes can be etched and frosted. Some antique collectible boxes are decorated with a metal bonded to glass and even sterling silver boxes are available. Different enameling methods result in different artistic looks. Lacquered trinket and jewelry boxes are extremely popular.

Old jewelry boxes are difficult to find nowadays, but they are no less than treasures. One doesn't need an expensive, fancy jewelry to make these boxes valuable. A few popular antique trinket boxes and antique jewelry boxes that have caught the attention of the entire globe include:

  • Sofia Trinket Boxes
  • Antique Bohemian trinket boxes

The First Rare Antique Trinket Boxes

There are many countries that claim to have created the first trinket boxes, and these countries include England, Germany, France, Austria and Netherlands.

They were crafted of a number of materials, including porcelain. Around 1904 to 1916, Bronze and crystal boxes together with gold and silver boxes were quite common. However, the silver plated trinket boxes were not that common and they were considered to be 'antique' and as rare collectible items.

 Lacquered Dresser Boxes

On top of your dressing table, or your bedroom chest, is where you most likely would display your special lacquered trinket box. The lacquered dresser boxes are often considered to be perfect for storing not only jewelry, but pins, makeups and other tiny items that seem to gather up in the bed room. They are among the most popular type of collectible jewelry and tinker boxes.

 Modern Day Trinket Boxes

Together with many different varieties of antique trinket boxes available and circulating in the market today, collectors tend to enjoy buying new trinket boxes that come in wide array of shapes and styles. Wildlife, sand crabs and butterflies are subjects of today's trinket boxes. They are often typically outfitted with jewels and other precious materials.

There are many types of trinket boxes available today, including dresser boxes, which can be given as a special gift or can be collected as a collectible. With so many styles and shapes to choose from, you can never run out of ideas for unique, beautiful keepsake boxes.

Kosta Boda Swedish Art Glass

Kosta Boda Swedish Art Glass:

Kosta Boda art glass from Sweden is known for its true works of art in a contemporary design.  The art glasswork is created by hand and loved for its artistry and color. Kosta Boda is often referred to as the "Mother of  the Kingdom of Crystal".  These masterpieces are known throughout the world  for their distinctive glass and sculpture.

Are you in search of a unique art glass with a modern design and brilliant use of colors? Then Kosta Boda art glass is what you are looking for. If you love decorating and enriching your daily life with beautiful glass objects, then Kosta Boda has everything to offer including bowls, vases, sculptures and other creations to brighten up your house. Matching and mixing different objects with the Kosta Boda limited editions of glass works brilliantly.

Being one of the oldest Sweden's glass works that has been operating since 1742, Kosta Boda is now one of the world's most dominating brands of art glass and glassware. Kosta Boda has definitely refined technology and the understanding of glass by providing a bold, innovative and a vibrant glasswares.

Colorful, artistic, and handmade glass from the furnaces have allowed Kosta Boda to be among the world's and Sweden's leading manufacturer of Kosta Boda crystal and Kosta Boda glass. Designers and artist have been creating both art appliances and beauty that have been exhibited and sold all over the globe. The historic charm of the Kosta Boda glass has been maintained by introducing modern techniques to their traditional practices, enabling the designers to broaden their expression. Several renowned designers are working with a variety of objects which include Kosta Boda vases, Kosta Boda sculptures and Kosta Boda bowls. A few renowned Kosta Boda artists and designers that have been successful in maintaining the pride and prestige of Kosta Boda include Anna Ehrner, Olle Broz, Ulrica Hydman-Vallien, Warff Goran, Louis Lofgren, Kjell Engman, Vicke Lindstrand and Ann Wahlstrom.

Kosta Boda Signed Items:

The Kosta Boda glass pieces are often signed. Artists and craftsmen of Kosta Boda not only embodied various distinctive folkways of the design of Scandinavia's, but they also helped in defining those traditions. When you buy Kosta Boda, you buy a lineage of great craftsmanship and design that has prevailed for more than 260 years. With this, the Kosta Boda artists engraved their signatures on the Kosta Boda glass works, sculpture and vases as a part of recognition.

Why do people collect art glasses?

People who are not fond of collecting art glasses may not understand the satisfaction and fascination that art glass collectors share. There are many reasons for why people collect art glasses. However, one main reason is to appreciate the perfection of the artist and that it enhances the house decor. Not only does it provide additional colors to your house or workplace, but it also tends to provide the finishing touches that your house or workplace requires.

However, the most important reason for people collecting art glasses is purely for investment purposes. The glass art works from artists and designers who have established themselves as prominent in the industry tend to increase in value over time, and hence the pieces can be worth thousands of dollars. Not only does it provide unrivaled beauty, but the value tends to increase as you enjoy it's beauty.

VINTAGE HANDMADE KOSTA BODA ART GLASS HIPPOPOTAMUS HIPPO PAPERWEIGHT SWEDEN
VINTAGE HANDMADE KOSTA BODA ART GLASS HIPPOPOTAMUS HIPPO PAPERWEIGHT SWEDEN
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Kosta Boda Brains Glass Sculpture by Bertil Vallien Cesare Orange Blue
Kosta Boda Brains Glass Sculpture by Bertil Vallien Cesare Orange Blue
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Signed Kosta Boda 11 1 4 Tall Candle Holder
Signed Kosta Boda 11 1 4 Tall Candle Holder
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Kosta Boda Snowball Votive Tealight Candle Holder Sweden
Kosta Boda Snowball Votive Tealight Candle Holder Sweden
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Kosta Boda Crystal Contemporary Small Bowl Signed Heavy 3 Dish Elegant
Kosta Boda Crystal Contemporary Small Bowl Signed Heavy 3 Dish Elegant
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2 Kosta Boda Glass Paperweights Kjell Engman Signed Sticker
2 Kosta Boda Glass Paperweights Kjell Engman Signed Sticker
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SET OF 5 HAND MADE CRYSTAL GLASS KOSTA BODA SWEDEN
SET OF 5 HAND MADE CRYSTAL GLASS KOSTA BODA SWEDEN
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Kosta Boda Open Minds Green Vase By Ulrica Hydman Vallien
Kosta Boda Open Minds Green Vase By Ulrica Hydman Vallien
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Superb Kosta Boda Vick Lindstrand Paperweight Vase 291 Brown Glass Sweden
Superb Kosta Boda Vick Lindstrand Paperweight Vase 291 Brown Glass Sweden
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Mid Century Modern Eric HOGLUND People Green Glass Deanter Kosta Boda Girl Face
Mid Century Modern Eric HOGLUND People Green Glass Deanter Kosta Boda Girl Face
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Lomonosov Porcelain Figurines

Lomonosov Figurines:

Looking for a collectible that is not only popular, but fits with your home decor as well? Lomonosov figurines may be the perfect option. They are not only used as decorations for home, but they can also be given as presents in order to celebrate special occasions.

  Lomonosov figurines fall under the category of collectible porcelain figurines. They are manufactured by the 'Lomonosov Porcelain Factory' situated in St. Petersburg, Russia. The porcelain factory was established by Empress Elizabeth in 1744. The reason for why these figurines hold such importance is that they are the first and the most famous Russian figurine, with more than 266 years of existence. The Lomonosov Porcelain Factory continues to manufacture beautiful and wonderful figurines using old traditional methods of glazing, firing, hand crafting and metal decoration. The come in naturalistic colours of tan, black, grey, beige and brown. The Lomonosov figurines from the Lomonosov Porcelain Factory are often recognized due to their rounded, smooth appearance which mostly takes a modern look. Their sizes vary from tiny figurines of just an inch tall, to huge sculptures.

 Animal collectibles of the Lomonosov porcelain figurines:

The animal collectibles are quite popular, especially due to the different species that could be found. These include birds, rabbits, badgers, pandas, deer, zebras, chipmunks, giraffes, cats, dogs and squirrels. One of the most popular and favorite type of collectibles include the brown bears, which are Russian figurines because of the important part that it plays in the folklore of the country.  Some Lomonosov bears might look friendly, while others are often fierce with sharp teeth.

 Importance of backstamps:

Many collectors prefer the old pieces, even when the new models are identical. What actually is important to them is the back stamp. Russia went through an internal strife around twenty years back, and the exports of ceramics stopped. When the supply of the goods increased in Britain, the back stamp changed from 'Made in USSR' to 'Made in Russia.'

It is actually the USSR mark which most of the collectors aim to seek, which has become quite rare and of great value.

 Why would you benefit from the purchase of a Lomonosov figurine?

Buying any set or piece of Lomonosov figurines has not only become a wonderful investment but has also become a great source of enjoyment as well. The enjoyment is now doubled as the Lomonosov now has over more than 200 collectible designs to chose from! Due to the special attention with which these figurines are made, it infuses each figurine with soul, life and individuality. Another reason for why Lomonosov sculptures are so magnificent is that each piece is hand painted, hence there are no identical pieces of the same sculpture available, making each and every collectible 'one of it's kind.'

 

Lomonosov Fine Porcelain Reclining Resting Moose Figurine Russia No Reserve
Lomonosov Fine Porcelain Reclining Resting Moose Figurine Russia No Reserve
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RARE Russian Soviet USSR 1939 N Danko LFZ Lomonosov Porcelain Figurine
RARE Russian Soviet USSR 1939 N Danko LFZ Lomonosov Porcelain Figurine
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Lomonosov Russian figurines Pair of Giraffes
Lomonosov Russian figurines Pair of Giraffes
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Amazing Lomonosov Porcelain Dog LFZ USSR Terrier Soviet Russia Russian Figurine
Amazing Lomonosov Porcelain Dog LFZ USSR Terrier Soviet Russia Russian Figurine
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Lomonosov Russian figurine Fawn
Lomonosov Russian figurine Fawn
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Lomonosov Porcelain Baby Sheep Figure Figurine Hand Painted Red USSR Russia
Lomonosov Porcelain Baby Sheep Figure Figurine Hand Painted Red USSR Russia
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Lomonosov Figurine Wild Cat
Lomonosov Figurine Wild Cat
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Lomonosov Russian figurine White Tiger
Lomonosov Russian figurine White Tiger
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Lomonosov Porcelain Figurine Dog Cocker Spaniel Vintage USSR Mark
Lomonosov Porcelain Figurine Dog Cocker Spaniel Vintage USSR Mark
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VNT Russian USSR Lomonosov Porcelain Polor Bear Figurine Made in USSR
VNT Russian USSR Lomonosov Porcelain Polor Bear Figurine Made in USSR
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Vintage James Kent Chintz

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Vintage James Kent Chintz Cup Saucer #5008 Florita
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Vintage James Kent Chintz Nut Dishes w Pansies
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James Kent Rosalynde Chintz Creamer
James Kent Rosalynde Chintz Creamer
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James Kent Chintz Cup  Saucer 5 Cups  Saucers Hydrangea Du Barry Tapestry
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James Kent England Embassy Snack Tray Gold Gilt Chintz Heavy Crazing
James Kent England Embassy Snack Tray Gold Gilt Chintz Heavy Crazing
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Vintage James Kent Chintz Nut Dishes w Violets
Vintage James Kent Chintz Nut Dishes w Violets
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Vintage James Kent Rosalynde Chintz 575 Cereal Ice Cream China Serving Bowl
Vintage James Kent Rosalynde Chintz 575 Cereal Ice Cream China Serving Bowl
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James Kent Du Barry Chintz Salad Plate
James Kent Du Barry Chintz Salad Plate
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Vintage James Kent Rosalynde 9 Chintz Teapot
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James Kent Rosalynde Chintz Sugar Bowl and Creamer
James Kent Rosalynde Chintz Sugar Bowl and Creamer
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Kent LYDIA GRANVILLE NEW CHINTZ Cup  Saucer 2044447
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James Kent 2 Chintz Plates DuBarry Vintage
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James Kent CHINTZ Rosalynde Floral Coffee Pot 2499624
James Kent CHINTZ Rosalynde Floral Coffee Pot 2499624
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James Kent Fenton DuBarry Chintz Open Mini Sugar Bowl Made in England
James Kent Fenton DuBarry Chintz Open Mini Sugar Bowl Made in England
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James Kent Old Foley Staffordshire England 18th century chintz creamer 8 oz
James Kent Old Foley Staffordshire England 18th century chintz creamer 8 oz
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James Kent CHINTZ Ruth Kent Rose Yellow Teapot 2497017
James Kent CHINTZ Ruth Kent Rose Yellow Teapot 2497017
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JAMES KENT GOLD FLORAL CHINTZ PEARL TEA CUP  SAUCER ENGLAND
JAMES KENT GOLD FLORAL CHINTZ PEARL TEA CUP SAUCER ENGLAND
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James Kent Pearl Delight Cup Saucer Plate Vintage Chintz
James Kent Pearl Delight Cup Saucer Plate Vintage Chintz
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Vintage CHINTZ James Kent DUBARRY English Porcelain Dish
Vintage CHINTZ James Kent DUBARRY English Porcelain Dish
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VINTAGE JAMES KENT LTD APPLE BLOSSOM CHINTZ CREAMER ENGLAND OLD
VINTAGE JAMES KENT LTD APPLE BLOSSOM CHINTZ CREAMER ENGLAND OLD
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JAMES KENT ROSALYNDE OVAL 13 CUCUMBER TRAY PINK YELLOW FLORAL CHINTZ LONGTON UK
JAMES KENT ROSALYNDE OVAL 13 CUCUMBER TRAY PINK YELLOW FLORAL CHINTZ LONGTON UK
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