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  • Warman's Fiesta Wareby Mark Moran

    F+W Media 2004; US$ 24.99

    The clean design and bright colors of the Fiesta dinnerware line (first introduced by the Homer Laughlin Co. in 1936) caught the fancy of housewives everywhere, revolutionizing the market for tableware in the United States. Though originally offered in just five colors - red, ivory, cobalt, blue, yellow, and green - the number and variety of hues blossomed... more...

  • Porcelaine chinoiseby Victoria Charles

    Parkstone International 2011; US$ 5.00

    Après son apparition au VIIe siècle, l'art de la porcelaine en Chine est rapidement devenu un symbole important de la royauté et de la haute société. Ce livre offre une large gamme d'objets, des simples bols aux magnifiques vases et autres ornements aux motifs complexes et multicolores. La délicatesse et le raffinement de la porcelaine continuent encore... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...