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

    University Press of Florida 2014; US$ 84.95 US$ 72.21

    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...

  • Earth, Fire, Water, Airby Helen Topliss

    Allen & Unwin 2000; US$ 50.00

    A beautiful and fascinating collection of letters written by Australian potter Anne Dangar to fellow Australian artist Grace Crowley when Anne was an artist living in France during 1930 to 1951. more...

  • Corinthian and Attic Vases in the Detroit Institute of Artsby Brian Madigan

    BRILL 2007; US$ 173.00

    This catalogue comprises those vases from Corinth and Athens with painted decoration in the Detroit Institute of Arts. Each vase is given a description of salient features, attribution to a painter and date, and discussion of the painted decoration. more...

  • The Clay Dreamingby Ed Hillyer

    Myriad Editions 2011; US$ 11.99

    May 1868 -- an Aboriginal Australian cricket team begins a tour of England. One of the players is on a quest to explore his Truth, or Dreaming.Sarah Larkin's quiet routine, divided between her father's sick room and the British Library, takes on a completely new aspect when King Cole, aka Brippoki, arrives unannounced on her doorstep, requesting her... more...

  • Chinese Porcelainby O. du Sartel

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    The art of porcelain manufacturing is linked closely to China and its history, appearing in the 7th century when it became an important symbol of royalty or high status. The masterpieces of the genre featured in this book range from simple tea bowls and fantastic vases to hair ornaments, figurines and snuff boxes with intricate, multi-coloured designs.... more...

  • A Potter's Workbookby Clary Illian; Charles Metzger

    University of Iowa Press 2012; US$ 26.00 US$ 22.10

    In A Potter's Workbook, renowned studio potter and teacher Clary Illian presents a textbook for the hand and the mind. Her aim is to provide a way to see, to make, and to think about the forms of wheel-thrown vessels; her information and inspiration explain both the mechanics of throwing and finishing pots made simply on the wheel and the principles... more...

  • Il mondo del vaso Chigiby Matteo D'Acunto

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 168.00

    Image& Context (ICON) ist die erste internationale Reihe, die dem Bild und dem Funktionieren von Bildern in der Antike gilt. Das einzigartige Potential des Bildes beruht auf seiner Suggestion. Ein Bild kann die Aufmerksamkeit des Betrachters im Bruchteil einer Sekunde fesseln und sich ihm für immer einprägen. Das führt zu den Kernfragen... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Conservation and Restoration of Ceramicsby Susan Buys; Victoria Oakley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 136.95

    The Conservation and Restoration of Ceramics brings together the wide range of current information relevant to the practising conservator. The book opens with a discussion of the fundamental nature of the ceramic medium, information which is of primary importance when selecting treatments or considering preventive conservation measures. Details on... more...