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Skill Collecting by Simon Little, Ruby Lane Art Curator



"How did they do that?", "They couldn't make it for that these days", or even "They couldn't make that these days"? Often, such comments refer to skills that have become rare or even lost. 


Skill collecting is not about a particular kind of item. It's born out of respect for the effort and abilities that went into its creation. What was created merely represents the evidence of the process, the culmination of its application.

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Links for images, in order:

Lithophane Dragonware Teacup and Saucer Set

Antique Ornate Carved Inlaid Flower Wood Marble Top Dresser

Kondakov N.P. History and monuments of Byzantine enamel

Antique Inlaid Box with Mermaids, Hippocampus & Fish Seller

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