Judith Miller team up to provide a comprehensive guide to antiques and collectables, giving you the skills to evaluate the worth of antique glass, antique ceramics, and antique furniture. Find out about the use of genuine antique marks. Spot signs that indicate an antique has been restored. Discover makers and styles to look out for, and whether an object should be kept, or not. Includes expert advice on makers, questions to ask, tips for identifying the best examples in furniture, ceramics, glass, silver, dolls, teddy bears, textiles, and more. With hundreds of photographs that reveal every detail of each piece and every period from baroque and rococo to art deco and modernism, you'll soon know exactly what to look for. Antiques Detective will give you the skills to buy, sell, and collect antiques of all kinds, and in all kinds of places.