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- F+W Media 2010; US$ 29.99
Officially the best M.I. HummelŽ resource! Find all the information you need to identify and determine the value of your M.I. HummelŽ collectibles with The Official M.I. HummelŽ Price Guide, officially licensed by ŠARS AG, Baar/Switzerland, licensor of M.I. HummelŽ. This book features: 2,000 full-color images. Special showcase of rare drawings... more...
- F+W Media 2004; US$ 27.99
With their origins dating back to 18th Century British biscuit jars, American-made cookie jars are fun, frivolous and fabulously collectible. Cookie jars as we know them today were only popularized in the U.S. around the time of the Great Depression. Today, stoneware cookie jars made by Brush, Hull, McCoy and others are highly prized by collectors.... more...
- F+W Media 2005; US$ 12.99
Majolica pottery from Minton, Wedgewood, George Jones, Worchester and Lear and Chesapeake Potteries are represented in the 1,200 listings and color photos of this extensive resource. Detailed descriptions, up-to-date prices and tips on deciphering fakes and reproductions assist collectors in accurately identifying a family heirloom or the result of... more...
- F+W Media 2011; US$ 26.95
Collectible Treasures The beauty of Limoges boxes lies in their fabulous detail, creative designs, and sophistication. These wonderful collectibles are full of personality. Their artistry evokes the same type of popular interest today as boxes from the 1700s that inspired their creation. Limoges Porcelain boxes are one of the hot collectibles of... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 34.00
The books in this series provide a convenient and accessible introduction to subjects within the applied arts. Drawing examples from the world-famous collections at the Fitzwilliam Museum, they furnish the reader with a wide variety of information on many different types and forms and illustrate some of the most famous as well as the most unusual examples.... more...
- The American School of Classical Studies at Athens 2010; US$ 37.50
This work presents a classification system and absolute chronology for black-gloss wares from Crete, establishing the first local and regional ceramic sequences during the period from 600 to 400 B.C. This new chronological foundation of datable pottery from excavated sites fills in the so-called 6th-/5th-century gap and dispels the prevailing view... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2012; US$ 22.50
Japanese and Oriental Ceramics was first published in print form by Tuttle Publishing in 1971. This comprehensive and profusely illustrated work tells how to distinguish Japanese porcelains from Chinese, and how to recognize modern reproductions of genuine old wares. It is completely indexed, contains a lengthy bibliography, and lists Chinese dates... more...
- Crowood 2013; US$ 17.49
The origins of raku can be traced back hundreds of years to Japan, where it was used as the traditional method of creating clay bowls for the tea ceremony. Over the years potters have embraced and adapted the methods, celebrating the remarkable but unpredictable results achieved using raku techniques.The author, who has specialized in raku for over... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95
Greek Painted Pottery has been used by classics and classical archaeology students for some thirty years. It thoroughly examines all painted pottery styles from the Protogeometric to the Hellenistic period from all areas of Greece and from the colonies in parts of Italy. In each case it covers the development of iconography and the use of colour,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 69.95
This is a study of a group of potters living in a small community in the south of Japan, and about the problems they face in the production, marketing and aesthetic appraisal of a kind of stoneware pottery generally referred to as mingei, or folk art. It shows how different people in an art world bring to bear different sets of values as they negotiate... more...