Exclusive Ruby Lane Member since 2004

Welcome to Docs Antiques and our many WEEKLY SPECIAL DISCOUNTS: please enjoy your visit as you browse our shop.

Offering unique antiques & collectibles with over 64% of DOCS items DISCOUNTED for October, 2014.


About Docs Antiques

Our Service Pledge
As a Ruby Lane shop, we must honor all the Ruby Lane guarantees and return policies as listed with the following additional courtesies and considerations. If you are not pleased with your Ruby Lane purchase from Docs Antiques, then please contact us within 7 days of delivery of your item to arrange for its return and to receive a refund of the purchase price, minus a 5% restocking fee if the item cost more than $500 (see our shop's Terms of Sale details). Postage, insurance and PayPal fees are also not refunded. Refunds for items under $500 have no restocking fees, but all shipping costs and PayPal fees are not refunded. However, we also want you to feel completely confident and secure in all your Ruby Lane purchases from Docs Antiques and so that is why we fully guarantee all our items. In fact, our restocking fee is waived and a full refund including shipping is provided if the item you purchased from us is not accurately described physically -- just notify us within 7 days and tells us what was incorrect. Of course, all return items must be must be received back in exactly the same condition as originally listed and must retain all security and identification marks. Do not return any item that was damaged during shipping since that will void the original insurance. Instead, notify us immediately so that we can also assist you in filing an insurance claim. Finally, we also have not had a single Ruby Lane item returned to us by our patrons to date and so please browse our shop knowing that we fully guarantee all our antiques and merchandise.
About Us
Welcome to Docs Antiques where we offer you a chance to browse, ask a question and maybe even find that special antique or example of fine art you've been searching for at just the right price. And if you've been here before, then you may already remember that antique pottery and glass is our primary specialty, however we are also always adding the interesting or uncommon item in fine arts and collectibles as well. But most importantly for both past patron and new visitor, we take pride in pricing our items to be both fair and highly competitive Before we list an item on Ruby Lane, we search the major selling venues to determine if we can beat 99% of the competition (of course, it's measuring apples to apples and condition is critical, too). If we cannot save you money, then we do not list the item. And so we want all of our customers and browsers to know that we have already done your homework for you and the rest is simply up to you to decide if today is the day. If we are ever wrong about our price or if the item you buy does not meet your full expectations, then we encourage you to simply send it back or we will gladly work with you to correct any problems. In the past fours years, for example we have had no returns and can only point to very pleased customers.

Since opening our shop on Ruby Lane, Docs Antiques has broaden its offerings. If your delight is antique pottery and porcelain -- then do take a moment to look at our listings -- whether it is creamware, pearlware, agateware, faience, salt glaze stoneware, delftware (tin glazed), Wedgwood, Jackfield, rosso antico, black basalt, Portobello, yellowware (yellow ware), alkaline glazed stoneware, porcelain, common redware, mocha, engine turned, annular/banded, slipware, scratch blue, sprigged or whatever. Or maybe you like glassware, then do review our 18th, 19th and 20th century selections (wine glasses, rinsers, decanters, art glass, etc.). If Folk Art and primitives are your desire, then also make sure you check our offerings along those venues as well as our fine art and paintings. For some 70% of what we have listed here on Ruby Lane, please be assured that we have selected those items specifically because they are unique items and no others exactly like it are currently offered anywhere else on the Internet today.

And so all of the items we offer here have been hand picked from searching hundreds of back road antique shops, antique shows and estate sales over the years to spare you from racking up thousands of miles given the price of gas today. So please browse our shop and enjoy a virtual antiquing trip without ever leaving your home, shop or office! And our searches continue today so that we may bring you even more unusual, rare or simply highly sought examples of decorative arts items and material culture dating from the last three centuries.

Whenever possible, we also enjoy blending anthropology and our knowledge of material culture acquired from supervising historical archaeological excavations over the years to help convey some of the more interesting aspects and culture history of the items offered in our shop. Of course, we are still learning as we proceed, too and appreciate the notes sent from buyers and dealers who kindly take a moment to e-mail us.

Please feel free to ask about any items we have and also do let us know what you may be seeking just in case we happen to stumble across it tomorrow so that we can offer it to you here! All our antiques are backed with the Ruby Lane return guarantee. That means we also provide a full refund including all shipping and insurance if the item you purchase from us is not accurately described physically (please refer to our Service Pledge for full details). We encourage you to browse around and if you do see something you wish to purchase, simply remember that "your full satisfaction is our guarantee" - - and thanks for stopping by and visiting today.