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  • California pottery


    California pottery includes industrial, commercial, and decorative pottery produced in the Northern California and Southern California regions of the U.S. state of California. Production includes brick, sewer pipe, architectural terra cotta, tile, garden ware, tableware, kitchenware, art ware, figurines, giftware, and ceramics for industrial use. Ceramics include terra cotta, earthenware, porcelain, and stoneware products. crane figurine. Key milestones in the history of California pottery include: the arrival of Spanish settlers, the advent of Statehood and subsequent population growth, the arts and crafts movement, Great Depression, World War II era and the post-WWII onslaught of low-priced imports leading to a steep decline in the number of California potteries. California potters large and small have left a legacy of tableware design, collectibles, art, and architecture.

  • Marlboro (cigarette)


    Marlboro (, ) is an American brand of cigarettes, currently owned and manufactured by Philip Morris USA (a branch of Altria) within the United States, and by Philip Morris International (now separate from Altria) outside the United States. Richmond, Virginia, is the location of the largest Marlboro cigarette manufacturing plant. Marlboro is the global best-selling cigarette brand since 1972.

  • Antiques Roadshow (series 28)


    For editions of other series of the Antiques Roadshow please see List of Antiques Roadshow episodesAntiques Roadshow is a British television series produced by the BBC since 1979. Series 28 (2005/06) comprised 25 editions that were broadcast by the BBC from 4 September 2005 – 19 March 2006. The dates in brackets given below are the dates each episode was filmed at the location. The date not in brackets is the episode's first UK airing date on BBC One. Series /EpisodeAired Location Host  &  Experts Notes 28/14/9/2005 Lichfield Cathedral LichfieldStaffordshire Michael Aspel & John AxfordAndrew DavisPaul AtterburyHilary KayLars Tharp – first edition by Samuel Johnson – Punch and Judy figures, carved wood covered with Gesso, mid-19th century from travelling theatre, including Pantaloon, £5,000 – scrapbooks of Victorian era Royalty of Europe, £1,000 – 1910 Art Nouveau glass fronted cabinet for china, made in satinwood, £1,500 – teddy bear with silver-coloured fur made by J. K.

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