Hunter Caught in Bear Trap!
Is it wrong to find humour in the misfortune of others? With his foot caught in a bear trap and a facial expression reminiscent of “The Scream”, this mid nineteenth century match striker is a lot of fun. Judge me […]
Woman in Uniform
Just this past week I was sure I had identified this unknown “Woman in Uniform” as Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna. She seemed to check all the right boxes. I had the images all tagged and uploaded. Then I began searching […]
Russian Imperial Porcelain Figure of Paul I
When this small figure was listed, the description should have read something like “An unrecorded figure of Tsar Paul I made by the Russian Imperial Porcelain Factory. Period of Nicholas I. 1825 to 1845. Marked under foot with blue underglaze […]