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

    Oxbow Books 2010; US$ 23.01

    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...

  • Athenian Potters and Painters IIIby John Oakley

    Oxbow Books 2014; US$ 75.00

    Athenian Potters and Painters III presents a rich mass of new material on Greek vases, including finds from excavations at the Kerameikos in Athens and Despotiko in the Cyclades. Some contributions focus on painters or workshops - Paseas, the Robinson Group, and the structure of the figured pottery industry in Athens; others on vase forms - plates,... 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$ 54.95

    Dehua porcelain, or Blanc de Chine as it is known in the West, is pure ivory-white porcelain made at the Dehua kilns in the southern Chinese province of Fujian. It rose to international significance in the 17th century and inspired aristocratic patronage in the development of European porcelain. Its popularity at home and abroad continued and the kilns... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Clay Charm Magic!by Helga Jiang

    Sky Pony Press 2014; US$ 12.95

    The ultimate book for adorable clay charm instruction! Clay charms are taking the world by storm, and there’s no sign of slowing down for these bite-sized bits of fun! From Helga Jiang, creator of megahit clay charm instructional videos, these projects are handpicked for the best in clay-making fun. Easy to make and fun to wear, these addictive... 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...

  • 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...