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  • Robin Hopper Ceramicsby Robin Hopper

    F+W Media 2006; US$ 44.99

    Learn the art of ceramics with a master! Step into the studio with master artist Robin Hopper as he opens the door to his more than 50-year exploration of ceramics in Robin Hopper Ceramics . Discover the "hows" and "whys" behind Robin's artistry while he shares his innovative insight, personal reflection and life's work. Robin Hopper Ceramics... more...

  • 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...

  • English Potteryby Julia E. Poole

    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...

  • 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...

  • Japanese and Oriental Ceramicsby Hazel H. Gorhan

    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...

  • Fired Up With Rakuby Irene Poulton

    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...

  • Folk Art Potters of Japanby Brian Moeran

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 72.95

    Not only rewrites the history of contemporary Western ceramics but also engages in two important discourses in anthropology today: one concerned with art and aesthetics; the other with Orientalism. Amply illustrated, with a frank description of the operation of Japan's art pottery world. 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...