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Published December 03, 2010, 12:00 AM

Kovels Antiques: Topsy-turvy, upside-down styles popular

"Topsy-turvy” designs, sometimes called “upside-down” or “two-faced portraits,” were a clever idea that found favor in the 1870s and later. Plates, cups, pitchers, advertising mirrors, advertising cards, vases, comic strips and even books could be made that way.

By: Terry Kovel, INFORUM

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