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    Four Rozenburg Porcelain Cups

    Appraised Value:

    $2,900 - $3,700

    Appraised on: June 24, 2006

    Appraised in: Salt Lake City, Utah

    Appraised by: Riley Humler

    Category: Pottery & Porcelain

    Episode Info: Salt Lake City, Hour 3 (#1115)

    Originally Aired: April 30, 2007

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    Form: Cup
    Material: Porcelain
    Value Range: $2,900 - $3,700

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    Appraisal Video: (2:03)


    Appraised By:

    Riley Humler
    Paintings & Drawings, Pottery & Porcelain

    Humler & Nolan

    Appraisal Transcript:
    GUEST: They came from my husband's grandparents' house and they appear to be hand-painted and very dainty and thin and they've always been our favorites, and they have the Rozenburg mark on the bottom, but that's all I know.

    APPRAISER: Okay-- indeed, they are Rozenburg.

    GUEST: Yeah.

    APPRAISER: And indeed they are very dainty and they are hand-painted. They are eggshell porcelain and were made by Rozenburg in the Hague, in Holland, roughly between 1895 and 1905. They are all unique pieces, and at this point in life they are highly collectible because they're just beautiful Art Nouveau examples. We'll see it says "Rozenburg, den Haag," which is the Hague, in Holland. And there are some marks on here that indicate who the artists are.

    GUEST: Okay.

    APPRAISER: And I do not know the individual artists, but they are individually done and they are unique, and as you mentioned, two of these are somewhat similar, but the one closest to you has the bird on it, which is really a plus. Anytime you have animals or unusual subject matter, you really do have a plus. At auction, $800 to $1,000 for that one piece.

    GUEST: Wow.

    APPRAISER: The other ones might be slightly less than that-- $700 to $900 at auction. If they were bigger, they would be worth a lot more. But, you know, they're small, but they're beautifully done. All... everything that Rozenburg made, all their eggshell porcelain,

    GUEST: Right.

    APPRAISER: is just remarkable.

    GUEST: So as a collection are they more desirable...?

    APPRAISER: If I were to sell them at auction, I would sell them each individually, because not everybody's going to like the same ones.

    GUEST: Yeah, I love them. Thank you.

    APPRAISER: Thank you.

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