Antique - (Term) Glossary of Antique Terms

Antique - (Term) A man-made object which should be of manageable proportions, have decorative properties, be more than 100 years old, and which, by reason of its quality, beauty, rarity, antiquity, curiosity, or vogue, is sufficiently esteemed and/or coveted as to have value. In England an item is considered an Antique if it is 200 years old. In the orient and other ancient parts of the world it can be 200 to 500 years.

Antique 1815 Chrysanthemum Factory early Jasperware stoneware jug


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