The Thermoluminescence (TL) test, The scientific facts.
The following information has been kindly supplied by Oxford
Authentication Ltd, the Internationally recognised leader in the
authentication of antique ceramics. The company is headed by a qualified
physicist with almost 40 years experience in this field and is the only
company recognised by major international auction houses such as
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Oxford Authentication is the only TL testing laboratory in the world
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Church View Antiques at a glance,
Church View Antiques, located in Beekbergen, The
Netherlands, specialises in Chinese antiquitites, Chinese antiques,
Chinese ceramics and Chinese works of art from the Neolithic
period (2500 BC) to the Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644 AD) with an emphasis
on Tang dynasty statues of horses and "Fat" ladies. Please go to our
Publications page for an in depth explanation of these two important
aspects of ancient Chinese art.
Gallery Hamadi, Hattem
We work in close co-operation with Hamadi Oriental Art,
Hattem, The Netherlands and participate in many of the leading Antique
Fairs in The Netherlands and Belgium including:
For full details of these events, please
visit our fairs page.
At a time when many copies are finding their way onto the European and
American market, it is important that the customer has a full guarantee
of authenticity. Each of our pieces is carefully selected and most are
Thermoluminescence tested (TL) by Oxford Authentication Ltd the world
leader in TL testing. Please go to our TL testing page for a full
description of this procedure.
We welcome you to our site and encourage you to contact us directly or
use the Contact Form should you have any questions.
Winter Exhibition 2011
From Monday 26th December up to and including Saturday 31 December, we
will hold our winter exhibition in co - operation with Hamadi Oriental
The gallery in Hattem will be open daily from 1200 - 1800.
Hamadi Oriental Art
8051 GG Hattem
The lesser known terracotta army of