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Published July 22, 2011, 12:00 AM

Kovels Antiques: ‘Fake’ doesn’t always mean ‘worthless’

Sometimes “fake” is fine in the world of collectors. There are examples of “faux” marble made from plain white marble with a skillfully painted marblelike pattern. Inexpensive woods were grain-painted. Jewelry was made with foil-backed glass that resembled diamonds.

By: Terry Kovel, INFORUM

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