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An Antiques and Collectables Quiz

Well bargin hunters, what do you know about these desirable objects? 10 Questions.

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This decorated plate tells the tragic tale of runaway Chinese lovers. What is the pattern called?

  • Chinese Garden pattern
  • The Lovers pattern
  • The Willow pattern
  • Two Doves pattern

Question 2 Photo

This carved wooden bear comes from which part of Europe?

  • Broceliande Forest, Germany
  • Masuria Lake District, Poland
  • Black Forest, Germany
  • Vesijako Forests, Finland

Question 3 Photo

What name is given to this type of work, usually done on bone or animal teeth by sailors or prisoners of war?

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Question 4 Photo

This is Delftware. What is its purpose?

  • Holding spills to light a fire.
  • Communal drinking vessel.
  • Flower vase
  • Holding scented candles as an air freshner.

Question 5 Photo

These are small enamelled boxes.What were they designed to hold?

  • Perfumed petals
  • Smelling salts
  • Breath freshners
  • Pox patches

Question 6 Photo

This vase has a distinctive design and glaze. Which factory did it come from?

  • Crown Derby
  • Royal Doulton
  • Denby
  • Coleport

Question 7 Photo

What is the name of the man who started the Arts and Craft movement?

  • William Brent
  • William Clarke
  • William Naismith
  • William Morris

Question 8 Photo

William Morris designed many patterns for fabrics and wall coverings. This is quite a famous one. What is it called?

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Question 9 Photo

This is a typical example of a certain type of design. What is it called?

  • Arts and Craft
  • Avant Garde
  • Art Nouveau
  • Art Deco

Question 10 Photo

This piece comes under the heading 'retro' What period is it from?

  • 1900 - 1920
  • 1920 - 1940
  • 1940 - 1960
  • 1960 - 1980