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Published January 06, 2012, 12:00 AM

Kovels Antiques: Figurines were ‘photos’ of 18th, 19th centuries

Figurines were the “photographs” of the 18th and 19th centuries. Well-known politicians, royalty, sports figures, actors, writers, religious subjects and newsworthy criminals, places and events were the inspiration for the figurines. They were made to sell, so the figurines had to depict something that would add decorative value to a home.

By: By Terry Kovel, INFORUM

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