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  • African Pottery Roulettes Past and Presentby Anne Haour; K. Manning; N. Arazi

    Oxbow Books 2010; US$ 25.00

    African Pottery Roulettes Past and Present considers ethnographic, museological and archaeological approaches to pottery-decorating tools called roulettes, that is to say, short lengths of fibre or wood that are rolled over the surface of a vessel for decoration. This book sets out, for the first time, a solid typology for the classification of African... more...

  • Amazing Sculpture You Can Doby E. J. Gold

    Gateways Books & Tapes 2009; US$ 19.95

    Beautifully illustrated with instructional images, this guidebook enables artists of all levels to create their own unique clay sculptures. Topics covered include step-by-step procedures on how to pick an armature, clay application, tips on which tools to use, and suggestions for casting completed sculptures. 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...

  • Antique Trader Royal Doulton Price Guideby Kyle Husfloen; Louise Irvine

    F+W Media 2006; US$ 24.99

    This comprehensive guide captures all the prestige and rich history of Royal Doulton, and delivers the expert pricing and product details needed by today's collectors. With nearly 200 years of bone and fine china production, the craftsmanship and hand-painted detail of Royal Doulton figurines and stoneware pieces is unmatched and highly valued. This... more...

  • The Arcanumby Janet Gleeson

    Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 9.99

    An extraordinary episode in cultural & scientific history comes to life in the fascinating story of a genius, greed, & exquisite beauty revealed by the obsessive pursuit of the secret formula for one of the most precious commodities of eighteenth century European royalty-fine porcelain. more...

  • The Art of Contemporary American Potteryby Kevin A. Hluch

    F+W Media 2001; US$ 34.95

    Beauty will always reside in the eye of the beholder, but what about the fine line between beauty and functionality? Can a purely utilitarian form, such as a simple pot, vase, or plate, truly be considered a great work of art? In The Art of Contemporary American Pottery , author Kevin A Hluch takes up the challenge of addressing this debate. Hluch,... more...

  • The Art of Toshiko Takaezuby Peter Held

    The University of North Carolina Press 2011; US$ 40.00

    Tracing the artistic development of renowned potter Toshiko Takaezu, this masterful study celebrates and analyzes an artist who holds a significant place in the post-World War II craft movement in America. Born in Hawaii of Japanese descent in 1922, Takaezu has worked actively in clay, fiber, and bronze for over sixty years. Influenced by midcentury... more...

  • Athenian Potters and Painters Volume IIby John H. Oakley; Francis Oakley; Olga Palagia

    Oxbow Books 2009; US$ 70.00

    This volume presents the proceedings of the second Athenian Potters and Painters conference, which was held at the American School of Classical Studies, Athens 2007. Together with the 1994 conference (Volume I, Oxbow 1997), these are the first of their kind - focusing purely on Athenian pottery and addressing key aspects of its study. The thirty-two... 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...

  • 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...