May 30, 2016

Vintage china or figurines can add whimsy to décor, making your rooms charming and special. Things shop specializes in one-of- a-kind, quality items that will charm your guests, and add value to your home.

 

Moorcroft

For a collectible floral piece with great history and solid value, you might consider a Moorcroft vase, plate, or lamp (below, Things $200 -$325 ). People have valued Moorcroft pottery since the 1900's for its fine quality glazes and wonderful colours.  Skilled potters have produced exact colouring of flowers and berries by applying several precise layers of glaze (1).  Careful attention to the true colours of nature made the early Moorcroft pieces special.

 

A favourite of British monarchy and fine stores such as Tiffany’s of New York (1), Moorcroft pottery was desired by Canadians too. Canadian retailers such as Eaton's and Birks brought Moorcroft to Canadian stores after World War II (1) and the pottery is still sold in specialty shops. With the current popularity of f...

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