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  • Warman's Cookie Jars Identification and Price Guideby Mark Moran

    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...

  • Warman's Majolicaby Mark F. Moran

    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...

  • Limoges Porcelain Boxesby Faye Strumpf

    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...

  • Crete in Transitionby Brice Erickson

    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...

  • Der Preis des "weißen Goldes"by Alessandro Monti

    De Gruyter Oldenbourg 2012; US$ 1,256.00

    In der Wirtschaftsgeschichte sind historische Ausarbeitungen zu marktnahen Themen wie Absatz- und Preispolitik weitgehend unterrepräsentiert. Am Beispiel der Porzellanmanufaktur Meißen im 18. Jahrhundert soll nun diese Lücke geschlossen werden. Die Meißner Manufaktur ? seit 1710 die wohl berühmteste und älteste Porzellanmanufaktur Europas ? gilt mit... more...

  • Folk Art Potters of Japanby Brian Moeran

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 72.95

    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...

  • Clay Creation Workshopby Maureen Carlson

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 22.99

    Make all kinds of fantastic clay creations with lightweight, air-dry clay. With Clay Creation Workshop 's simple to follow instructions, you'll have a whole world of fun! Using super lightweight, air-dry clay (and focusing on a handful of simple shapes), you'll create an entire world of people, animals, scenes and more. From well-dressed dolls... more...

  • Antique Trader Pottery & Porcelain Ceramics Price Guideby Paul Kennedy

    F+W Media 2014; US$ 27.99

    Ceramic Showcase Whether your favorite piece comes from a mid-century modern ceramic line, lovely Victorian porcelain, or the many variations of fine art pottery, you'll find them beautifully displayed in the new edition of Antique Trader Pottery & Porcelain Ceramics . From the boldly creative works of George Ohr to the inherent practicality of... more...

  • Great and Noble Jarby Cinda K. Baldwin

    University of Georgia Press 1993; US$ 39.95

    Originally published in 1993, Great and Noble Jar was the first authoritative study of South Carolina stoneware—from its beginnings in colonial times and its heyday in the 1850s through the post-Civil War period and the first half of the twentieth century. Folklorist Cinda K. Baldwin examines not only many traditional pottery forms but also the... more...

  • Ceramic Production in Early Hispanic Californiaby Russell K. Skowronek; M. James Blackman; Ronald L. Bishop

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 84.95

    In the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, much of what is now the southwestern United States was known as Alta California, a remote part of New Spain. The presidios, missions, and pueblos of the region have yielded a rich trove of ceramics materials, though they have been sparsely analyzed in the literature. Ceramic Production in Early Hispanic... more...