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Confrontational Ceramics
Confrontational Ceramics
by Judith S Schwartz
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Those who associate ceramics with functional vessels or charming knick-knacks are in for a shock. Clay may start out soft, but in the right hands it can deliver a hard blow. From British Toby Jugs to Marcel Duchamp's Fountain to a wall of gruesome tiles... (read more)

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Mounted Oriental Porcelain in the J. Paul Getty Museum
Mounted Oriental Porcelain in the J. Paul Getty Museum
by Gillian Wilson
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Since the Middle Ages Europeans mounted oriental porcelain in settings of precious or semiprecious metal as a tribute to the value of the pieces. And beginning in the 18th century, it became increasingly fashionable in Parisian society to decorate the... (read more)

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Nippon Porcelain: Collelctor's Encyclopeida
Nippon Porcelain: Collelctor's Encyclopeida
by Joan F Van Patten
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Today, Nippon porcelain is very popular with collectors. Joan Van Patten has compiled this important series of the Collector's Encyclopedia of Nippon Porcelain. Each deluxe hardbound volume in this popular series features this beautiful porcelain in full... (read more)

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Sight and Sound Reader #40: Post-Medieval Pottery
Sight and Sound Reader #40: Post-Medieval Pottery
by Jo Draper
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The period from 1650 to 1800 is the most interesting and complex time in the development of English ceremics, with new types of pottery being developed all through that period, and with porcelain being made in Britain for the first time.... (read more)

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Robin Hopper Ceramics: A Lifetime of Works, Ideas & Techniques
Robin Hopper Ceramics: A Lifetime of Works, Ideas & Techniques
by Robin Hopper
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Learn the art of ceramics with a master Step into the studio with master artist Robin Hopper as he opens the door to his more than 50-year exploration of ceramics in Robin Hopper Ceramics. Discover the hows and whys behind Robin's artistry while he... (read more)

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The Collector's Encyclopedia of Nippon Porcelain (Collector's Encyclopedia of Nippon Porcelain)
The Collector's Encyclopedia of Nippon Porcelain (Collector's Encyclopedia of Nippon Porcelain)
by Joan Van Patten
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Today, Nippon porcelain is very popular with collectors. This deluxe hardbound volume features this beautiful porcelain in full color. Hundreds of pieces are illustrated and described, and a value guide is included. A special section on marks helps with... (read more)

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Dishes: 623 Colorful, Wonderful Dinner Plates
Dishes: 623 Colorful, Wonderful Dinner Plates
by Shax Riegler
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Dishes is the dish obsessive's dream come true--a definitive guide to the colorful, wonderful dinner plate, with hundreds of patterns organized thematically and annotated with historical details and charming anecdotes that span centuries and continents... (read more)

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Collector's Guide to Souvenir China: Keepsakes of a Golden Era Identification and Values
Collector's Guide to Souvenir China: Keepsakes of a Golden Era Identification and Values
by Laurence W Williams
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This instructive book is the first of its kind to provide extensive historical information on the manufacturers and importers, along with in-depth analysis, descriptions, and current values. A gallery of more than 500 fascinating color photos reveals the... (read more)

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The Collectors Encyclopedia of Weller Pottery: The Collectors Encyclopedia
The Collectors Encyclopedia of Weller Pottery: The Collectors Encyclopedia
by Sharon Huxford
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The Weller Pottery Company was founded in 1882 in Zanesville, Ohio, and it was one of the largest potteries in the region. This huge reference features 175 full-color photos, complete descriptions, histories of each line, information on the artists and... (read more)

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Warman's English & Continental Pottery & Porcelain: Identification and Price Guide (Warman's English & Continental Pottery & Porcelain)
Warman's English & Continental Pottery & Porcelain: Identification and Price Guide (Warman's English & Continental Pottery & Porcelain)
by Al Bagdade
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Updated editions of the one and only bible for pottery and porcelain collectibles are always in demand and here is the very latest Today's hottest pottery and porcelain collectibles in the antiques marketplace are all here, in this up-to-date reference... (read more)

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American Dinnerware: Turn of the Century, 1880's to 1920's
American Dinnerware: Turn of the Century, 1880's to 1920's
by Joanne Jasper
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The historical background of 16 American china companies in operation from the late 1800s into the beginning of the twentieth century is told and there are over 300 color photos and hundreds of vintage catalog reprints and ads. 1996 values.... (read more)

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The Collector's Encyclopedia of R.S. Prussia: Featuring R.S., E.S., O.S. and C.S. Porcelain
The Collector's Encyclopedia of R.S. Prussia: Featuring R.S., E.S., O.S. and C.S. Porcelain
by Mary Frank Gaston
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This beautiful reference on R.S. Prussia porcelain holds well over 500 full-color photos with no repeats, complete descriptions, a value for every item pictured, and a large marks section. The mold identification chart, artists' signatures section, and... (read more)

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Collector's Encyclopeida of Wall Pockets
Collector's Encyclopeida of Wall Pockets
by Betty Newbound
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This comprehensive guide showcases more than 1,500 wall pockets in 300 full-color photographs. It includes designers' drawings, catalog reprints, and thorough research on potteries, glasshouses, and importers.... (read more)

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Collector's Encyclopedia of Roseville Pottery #01: Collector's Encyclopedia of Roseville Pottery
Collector's Encyclopedia of Roseville Pottery #01: Collector's Encyclopedia of Roseville Pottery
by Sharon Huxford
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Roseville Pottery has long been considered the essential reference for collectors., This classic book and its companion volume have now been heavily revised and updated to more accurately represent today's market activity. Shape numbers and original... (read more)

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The Power of a Teacup: A Story of Art, Love, and Sacred Gardens
The Power of a Teacup: A Story of Art, Love, and Sacred Gardens
by Lissi Kaplan
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With lovely drawings, exquisite photographs, and a warm, heartfelt story, The Power of a Teacup will inspire you to explore the beauty of your own sacred garden within.... (read more)

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Shawnee Pottery: An Identification and Value Guide
Shawnee Pottery: An Identification and Value Guide
by Jim Mangus
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Shawnee Pottery is arranged in an easy-to-use format and collectors will absolutely love it. Many items have never been shown elsewhere in print. Hundreds of listings with descriptions, current values, production dates, extensive histories, and... (read more)

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500 Figures in Clay, Volume 2
500 Figures in Clay, Volume 2
by Nan (con) Smith
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People have carved figures in clay since prehistoric times—so what can artists bring to the tradition that's distinctive? This breathtaking collection answers that question 500 ways with works by new and emerging ceramicists that chronicle the... (read more)

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The Complete Clarice Cliff: A Collectors Handbook
The Complete Clarice Cliff: A Collectors Handbook
by F J Salmon
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- Over 500 price listings for Clarice Cliff ceramics- Nearly 200 detailed color photos aid in identification- Also includes a detailed history of Cliff and her... (read more)

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Deruta: A Tradition of Italian Ceramics
Deruta: A Tradition of Italian Ceramics
by Elizabeth Helman Minchilli
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The world can never get enough of wonderful Italy and all things Italian. The famed ceramics of Deruta are certainly no exception. The first comprehensive book to celebrate the design and evolution of this extraordinary art form, Deruta is exquisitely... (read more)

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Collectors Encyclopedia of Hall China 2ND Edition
Collectors Encyclopedia of Hall China 2ND Edition
by Margaret Whitmyer
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This edition is completely revised and all values have been updated plus over 150 additional color photos have been added to the hundreds found in the first edition. It features the popular lines of Hall china and dinnerware. 1997 values.... (read more)

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