How to Identify Antique Statues?

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Antique collection is a passionate hobby. An antique collector most likely has an interest on understanding the histories of certain places and arts as well. The query may arise, how can one identify the antique statues? The following ideas could be helpful somehow to recognize actual antique statues.

  • An antique statue can never have sharp ends. Due to the friction while handling for numerous years, some areas of the statue might be seen scrubbed and also the carving can be seen faded. Moreover, the parts of statues are shiny also.
  • Prior to finding the age of the antique statue one should study the statue cautiously. The artwork and the designs around the statue are most useful to understand the year and also will assist to know how unique the piece is. Eventually, it will also help to know the materials utilized like brass, copper or bronze.
  • Another ways to find out about the antique statue is to research the history of the creator through which one can discover the worth of the statue. This will also offer more knowledge about the statue and also the art associated to the statue.
  • Capturing the pictures of the statue can ease the job. So, consider taking the photos of the statue from each angle such as the carvings, sign or stamps on the statue. This may assist in the study.
  • One may also discover different dependable resources to find out the age of an antique statue. A museum can be the very best supply to review about antiques. An antique expert can also assist you to determine the age and get to understand more concerning the statue. Internet and libraries are also outstanding supply to discover the fact about the statues of particular time period.
  • Certain resources could be useful to identify the actual antique like magnifying glass, Black- light, and Digital Cameras. These tools can simplify the identification of the antique statue.

 

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Amogh Shakya

Amogh Shakya is an expert for Buddha Statues, and Antique Statues. He also deals with other Buddhist items like Buddhist thangka and Buddhist rituals.

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This article was published on 2011/05/06