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Buying for love

July 27th, 2007 · No Comments

The poor lass stood on the doorstep like a waif and stray trying to sell us pictures from a folder under her arm. She said her name was Miya and in perfect English – but with perhaps a Polish or Croat accent – she explained that she was from a group of young artists who […]

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Tags: Art · Paintings · Welsh

Rich pickings on a plate

July 26th, 2007 · 1 Comment

We have two plates in our collection, commissioned for us by family friends and presented to my wife following the birth of each of our children. They are treasured possessions and because each is marked with their names and times and dates of their respective deliveries, they are of value only to us. Of course, […]

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Tags: Porcelain · Welsh

Antique Welsh pottery – gorgeous Gaudy relics of a lost art

March 27th, 2006 · 6 Comments

by Christopher Proudlove©Español | Deutsche | Français | Italiano | Português Our house move to the North Wales coast has introduced us to a whole new hunting ground for weekend antiquing excursions and we braved the recent blizzards to visit a new fair at the Llandudno Junction leisure centre. Sadly, the weather had beaten a […]

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Tags: Gaudy Welsh · Pottery · Welsh

Antique clocks by a Welsh family that rival the best in the world

December 3rd, 2005 · 9 Comments

by Christopher Proudlove�Espa�ol | Deutsche | Fran�ais | Italiano | Portugu�s Learning to tell the time in the Morris household was not easy. It was apparently all Grandpa William’s fault. He claimed it was named after him – he said it was called a grandfather clock, so he believed he was right � but he […]

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Tags: Clocks · Welsh