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  • Greek Painted Potteryby R M Cook **Decd**; R. M. Cook

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    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...

  • Blanc de Chineby John Ayers

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 178.00

    This is the first comprehensive publication for thirty years on Blanc de Chine, a pure ivory-white porcelain made in the Dehua kilns of Fujian, a province of Southern China. Contains a catalogue of the important Hickley Collection in Singapore. 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...

  • The Portland Vaseby Robin Brooks

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    For thousands of years an enigmatic and astonishingly beautiful piece of Roman art has captivated those who have come in contact with it.Made before the birth of Christ, the Portland Vase, as it is called, is renowned for both its beauty and its mystery. In The Portland Vase , Robin Brooks takes us on a vivid journey across Europe and through the... 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...

  • 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...

  • Il mondo del vaso Chigiby Matteo D'Acunto

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 140.00

    This book analyses the stylistic, iconografic and historical aspects of the Chigi olpe, the famous Protocorinthian vase dating back as early as ca. 650 BC. Its iconographic program conveys the ideology and the historical context of the Corinthians who used the olpe in their symposia: the question is which society was mirrored in it, as the vase refers... more...

  • The Painter's Workshop - Creative Composition & Designby Pat Dews

    F+W Media 2003; US$ 29.99

    Start every painting the right way - with a composition and design that works! Good composition and design is the underlying foundation of any successful painting. Let Pat Dews show you what good design really is while detailing the principles that can improve your work with every stroke. You can learn how successful painters use the fundamentals... more...

  • Figur ohne Raum?by Nikolaus Dietrich

    De Gruyter 2010; US$ 182.00

    Nikolaus Dietrich presents a general model for the understanding of space in Greek paintings, based on an analysis of landscape elements in Attic vase painting of the 6th and 5th centuries BC. Our concept of space in landscapes proves to be completely unsuitable for understanding these motifs. Space in Greek paintings is not an earlier stage in the... 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...