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Antonio Borsato porcelain figurines, plates, wall plaques, earthenware or porcelain.  Certified appraisals, catalogs.

 

Borsato Appraisals, Catalogs, Restorations 

 

Allan R. Koskela, Borsato distributor, appraiser, restorer since 1968

PO Box 104

Webster City, Iowa 50595  (515) 832-2437

World's largest  archive  includes every figurine ever produced.

Archive from 1920 to present.

#1 Biggest mistake is to sell your Borsato figurines without knowing their current retail value ! 

Appraisals include the current list retail value, plus any attributes such as limited edition, pairs, series, closed edition, commemoratives, personalized marks, proto-types or any other unique attributes that can increase value beyond the price list value.  Rare early works include functional ware including lamps, shelving, picture frames, portrait busts of historical figures, which are all very rare.

Clients include collectors, dealers, auctioneers, insurance companies, probate courts.

 

If you plan to buy or sell it pays you to first get an accurate appraisal. Appraisals start at only $25 and it willl likely save you hundreds of dollars. There are some Borsato dealers online you should avoid.  An appraisal will give you the information you need.

 

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A new  authorized bio with each appraisal. 

 

Rare Collector/Dealer catalogs of Borsato figurines available.

The Huskers + News At The Kiosk + Forbidden Fruit + The Golden Pheasant + The Foxes Lair + Don Quixote + Wine Vendor + Sancho the Peasant + Child's Prayer + Capodimonte + Cappe +  Lladro +  Dreidel + Chestnuts and Tales + Siesta's Price + Fiddler's Reverie + Visiting Vicar + Fisherman's Dream + Picnic +  The Grotto +  PagliacciWandering Smithie + Grandma's Well +  The Wodcutter +  Love Birds +  Pastoral Romance +  The Mushroom Lady + Elder's Delight + Hunter's Trophy +  Menorah + Lawyer + Doctor + Car + Dentist + Angel + Serenade + I love You + Dancer + Little Pals + Kiss + Dove + God + Romeo and Juliet + Circus + Royal Doulton + Roseville + Hull + Hummel + Traveler + Camera +  Picture +  Happy + Flower + Pottery +  Porcelain +  Restoration +  Repair +  Puppy + Dog + Dream + Fantasy + Sky + Magic + Raku + Surprise + Romance + Lladro + 

 

 Over  470  appraisals  as of   8/1/13

Borsato #1274, Play Gypsy Play commemorative figurine, retail value $19,500, due to it's many unique attributes.

 Many figurines were produced in more than one version. Variations include earthenware or porcelain, size, combinations of details, coloring and personalizing.  Values can vary greatly among variations of the same subject.

Borsato produced over 1,200 different figurines. He boasted that no two figurines are alike..

The early  work  was made of earthenware, or gres, a low fired clay which was a more economical method of production.

Play Gypsy Play * Tricky Tots * Grandma and Grandpa * Titian Madonna * Miss Fragrance * Head of Christ * Sweet Memories * Miss Promenade * Interlude * Madonna * Sailor and Old Lady * Goat Herder * Lover's Lane * Race To Oblivion * St. George * Tender Ministrations * Matinee * Oysterman * The Barrister * Comfort and Love * Wooden Shoemaker * The Round-Up * XIII Station of the Cross * Eventide * Organist * Gypsy Camp * Revelry * The Fledgling * Sweetness of Home * Hawking the Heirlooms * Cafe Expresso * Milady's Reverie * La Prima Nota * Spinning the Yarn * Caravan to the Fair * Comfort and Love * The Nomads * Spiritual Reflections * Poet's Dilemma * Farmer's Twilight * Hunter's Twilight * Flight into Egypt * Cobbler's Dilemma * Tax Collector * Defiance * plus all others.
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