Are Capodimonte pieces valuable?
The ornamental sculpture is hand made in great detail. Values for Capodimonte pieces range from a few hundred dollars for a small piece with only a few ornamental sculptural additions to several tens of thousands of dollars for a large scale piece with many highly decorated intricate sculptural ornaments found overall.
Is Capodimonte popular?
Today Capodimonte is a popular collectible throughout Italy as well as abroad.
Is Capodimonte still made?
Executed between 1757 and 1759, it is still intact except for a chandelier destroyed in World War II. The modern production includes figurines and heavily decorated vases, urns, chandeliers, and other objects. Realistic floral designs, including individual blossoms, are widely identified with the Capodimonte name.
How do I find out what my antique vase is worth?
Look for a mark on the bottom of the vase. Marks may reflect the name of the company that made the vase, as well as the name of its designer. When the vase has a company name and an artists name, it may be worth more than if it simply has a company name. Marks may be inked, painted or engraved into the bottom.
How do I know if my vase is worth money?
Coarseness along the mold mark, crackling or bubbles in glass, asymmetry of shape and a strong luster or iridescence are a few telltale signs that your vase is the real deal instead of a reproduction or forgery.
How can you tell if a vase is antique?
One way to identify an antique vase is to check for the artists name on the bottom of the vase. If you see that, along with a company name, you may have a genuine antique on your hands. If your vase is made of glass, the texture, thickness, and composition can also indicate your pieces age.