The Eye Catching Glance by Dahl Jensen

I See You! Those of us who are avid collectors of antique and vintage dogs, do it for a variety of reasons. But Dahl Jensen is special. Think about this… When was the last time you looked at a porcelain dog figurine… and it looked back at you? Dahl-Jensen porcelain canine figurines do just that. […]

Collecting Dog Families

What a Family! What a Collection! It is always wonderful to discover a new porcelain pup, perhaps in your favorite breed. It is a real treat to find a family. Now that family “togetherness” has taken on many new meanings over the last 9 months, let” ™s take a moment to celebrate some of the […]

The Art of the Deco Dog

Art Deco Dog Side View Dog's Tale Collectibles

FOND MEMORIES When I think of Art Deco design, my memories carry me back to trips to New York City, Radio City Music Hall , the Chrysler Building and Rockefeller Center. Those sleek, stylized buildings with their linear design and geometric ornamentation on the outside, as well as on the inside, were bold and breathtaking, […]

Collecting Dogs That Look Like Yours

Large Hand-Painted Basset Hound Ceramic Figurine

Yes, That’s My Dog! Collecting dogs that remind us of dogs we know or have known, seems to be the #1 reason for collecting dogs, whether they are antique or vintage, figurines, portraits or sculptures Unlike collecting shoes, or sports paraphernalia, many antique and vintage dog figurines, portraits, and sculptures look so much like the […]

Captivating Collectible Canines

It’s Blogging Time at “A Dog’s Tale” First, a heartfelt “Thank You” to all of our followers who patiently hung in there while we made changes and updates to our website and to our shop. There’s so much in the world of “A Dog’s Tale” to write about, and I hope you will enjoy what […]

Decorating With Dogs: Let’s Get Started!

Dog Collectibles

You don’t need to be an interior designer or an antiques expert to begin decorating with dogs. As soon as you start to look, you will begin to find items that “speak” to you. Sooner than you might expect, you will have gathered your own lovable litter of antique and vintage dog collectibles, representing your […]

Good Morning Canine Collectibles!

Dog Collectibles

One of the greatest things about canine collectibles is that they, so like the dogs they represent, manage to make wherever they are placed, their home. This is so true of the little Sealyham Terrier captured in a frame that I, on a whim, placed on my bathroom vanity. At first, I believe it was […]

Featured Artist – Morgan Dennis – Black and White Scotties

Morgan Dennis (1892, October 22, 1960) was an American illustrator and author known primarily for his paintings of dogs. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts and grew up in Long Island, New York. He studied art with William Harry Warren Bicknell. He was commissioned by the Black and White Scotch Whiskey Company to illustrate the […]

A Dog’s Tale Tells A Different Story

Canine Antiques & Collectibles Are Finding New Forever Homes JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA, 2015 ” “ Is there a bond stronger than that between a human and a dog? One answer to this question is reflected in a timeless collection of dog antiques and collectibles curated for a recently launched online business, A Dog’s Tale. Located at […]

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