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How well do you know the world of antiques? Try this antiques and collectibles quiz. Readers of Kovels’ Antiques & Collectibles Price Guides, newsletter and online articles will surely have the upper hand. Scroll down after the last question to find the answers.

 

1. Who among the following is a furniture designer?

a. Otto Heino

b. Thomas Chippendale

c. John Rogers

d. Simon Willard

 

2. What was the first plastic called?

a. Celluloid

b. Acrylic

c. Alexandrite

d. Jadeite

 

3. A. Walter, Delatte and Daum are associated with which material?

a. Metal

b. Porcelain

c. Glass

d. Paper

 

4. Who is Barbara Millicent Roberts?

a. The name of a studio potter

b. The name of a doll

c. The name of a silversmith

d. The name of a quilt maker

 

5. What do the following people have in common:  Polia Pillin, Otto Natzler and Edgar Littlefield?

a. They were clock makers

b. They were silversmiths

c. They were illustrators

d. They were potters

 

6. A tintype is an early kind of what?

a. Photograph

b. Map

c. Kitchen tool

d. Clock

 

7. Sack back, fauteuil and bergère are types of what?

a. Tables

b. Pitchers

c. Chairs

d. Purses

 

8. Which of the following did not make dolls?

a. Jumeau

b. Verlys

c. Armand Marseille

d. Sonneberg

 

9. What was the cost of mailing a postcard in 1900?

a. 1 cent

b. 2 cents

c. 3 cents

d. 4 cents

 

10 Who was most closely associated with the Arts and Crafts movement?

a. Paul Evans

b. Herman Miller

c. Duncan Phyfe

d. Gustav Stickley

 

 

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Comments  

#9 RE: Take an Antiques Quiz!mariancg 2017-05-19 19:03
I only got 6 out of 10 correct, but did learn about the 4 that I didn't know the correct answer! Thanks, Marian
#8 quizmgerrard1307 2017-04-24 18:50
I got 5 out of 10! WOW!
#7 antique quizlaydee 2017-04-17 18:28
I got 5 out of 10, which is more than I expected.
#6 Fun!Janileigh 2017-04-17 17:26
I did fairly well, except with the dolls!

Jani
#5 WOW!adrian44 2017-04-12 23:40
I got only one incorrect. I figured I would probably only get one correct!
#4 answers for quizmugzie 2017-04-10 20:49
And why did you have the answers upside down for this ? I got a stiff neck!
#3 RE: Take an Antiques Quiz!calico75 2017-04-07 03:06
Well, I got 5 out of 10, but I didn't think I'd get that. Trying to learn, but it's hard.... I'm interested in so may catagories, hard to learn a little about everything. But
I'll keep on.
#2 QuizFleaFan 2017-04-06 15:40
Fun! I got 80%. If you knew the topic at all, it was too easy. By the way, if you were supposed to be able to click on the answers, it wasn't working.
#1 ? ? ?dwightmann 2017-04-05 21:26
That was fun. . .
I really enjoy this kind of activity.
Thanks
Duane

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