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Pocket Book of British Ceramic Marks: Including Index to Registered Designs 1842-83

By: Cushion, J.P.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Faber & Faber: 1994

Seller ID: 2206936

Condition: Very Good


Spine creased, surface tear to rear wrapper. 1994 Small Softcover. xvi, 529 pp. Includes approximately 2350 main entries and 3250 subsidiary entries in the important Index to Registered Designs 1842-83, bringing the coverage up to 1990. For quick reference, it has been recast in strict alphabetical order.KEYWORDS: ANTIQUES COLLECTIBLES REFERENCE BRITISH CERAMIC MARKS View more info

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A Plated Article, with an Introductory Account of the Historical Spode-Copeland China Works to Which it Refers

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: $15.00

Publisher: W.T. Copeland & Sons: 1930

Seller ID: 2206641

Condition: Near Fine


No publisher date (circa 1930). We have more books available by this author!. 20 pp. Josiah Spode (23 March 1733 – 1797) was an English potter and the founder of the English Spode pottery works which became famous for the quality of its wares. He is often credited with the establishment of blue underglaze transfer printing in Staffordshire in 1781–84, and with the definition and introduction in c. 1789–91 of the improved formula for bone china (a form of soft-paste porcelain) which thereafter remained the standard for all English wares of this kind. William Taylor Copeland, MP, Alderman ... View more info

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New Handbook of British Pottery & Porcelain Marks

By: Godden, Geoffrey A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Barrie & Jenkins: 2000

Seller ID: 2206908

ISBN: 0091865808

Condition: Near Fine


Spine lightly creased, pages lightly toned. 2000 Trade Paperback. 254 pp. Geoffrey Godden's HANDBOOK is the standard pocket reference for amateur and professionals alike, an invaluable aid for anyone who needs an authoritative identification guide to British ceramics. Continuously in print for thirty years, it has now been thoroughly revised, updated and extended in the light of the latest research on the historic porcelain manufacturers and potters. The main section lists the principal firms arranged alphabetically, shows the marks used by that firm, and gives its address, working period and ... View more info

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A History of Pottery and Porcelain, Mediaeval and Modern [Medieval]

By: Marryat, Joseph

Price: $50.00

Publisher: John Murray: 1868

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2293128

Condition: Very Good


Third edition. Corners rubbed with minor loss of leather, plates foxed. 1868 Half-Leather. xix, [1], 549, [3] pp. 8vo. Leather spine and corners, cloth boards, gilt titles and rules, red lacquered edges, marbled endpapers. Color frontispiece and plates. Engraved illustrations and maker's marks throughout. A history of European pottery and porcelain, with a glossary of terms, a list of collections of china, &c., an appendix of marks and monograms, and an index. View more info

Image for Chinese Jades in the Stanley Charles Nott Collection: Being an Illustrated Descriptive Record: Exhaustively Reviewing the Symbolic Ritualistic Appurtenances of Chinese Jades and Their Various Sacrificial Usages. Describing fully the involved formulas underlying Chinese religious services; the altar equipment and numerous superstitious practises, as they are perpetuated in Chinese Jades produced throughout the ages.

Chinese Jades in the Stanley Charles Nott Collection: Being an Illustrated Descriptive Record: Exhaustively Reviewing the Symbolic Ritualistic Appurtenances of Chinese Jades and Their Various Sacrificial Usages. Describing fully the involved formulas underlying Chinese religious services; the altar equipment and numerous superstitious practises, as they are perpetuated in Chinese Jades produced throughout the ages.

By: Nott, Stanley Charles; Yutang, Lin; Meng, Chih

Price: $750.00

Publisher: The Norton Gallery and School of Art: 1942

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: 2266637

Condition: Very Good


First edition, #759 of 1000 copies, with stamped number and printed author's signature on copyright page. Former library copy, rebound in buckram with a few internal marks, presentation bookplate from the author on front endpaper. 1942 Large Hardcover. xvi, 536 pp. Color frontispiece, 118 full page halftone plates reproduced from original photographs, 123 line engravings. Prepared as a handbook for visitors to the Jade room of the Norton Gallery and School of Art, for whom Nott was the director of Oriental Art. View more info

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Imari, Satsuma, and Other Japanese Export Ceramics

By: Schiffer, Nancy N.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Schiffer: 2000

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2280995

ISBN: 0764309900

Condition: Very Good


Second edition. Faint edge wear. 2000 Large Hardcover. The popularity of Japanese ceramics in the West caused a vast and delightful variety of wares to be made in the late nineteenth century for export. Colorful Imari porcelain in deep blue, orange-red, and gold, Fukagawa porcelain in imaginative designs, as well as the softly colored Satsuma earthenwares, are the best known of the old Japanese exports, shown here in hundreds of variations created by skilled decorators. This new edition has an updated values reference and additional items shown in each chapter, especially early Imari wares fro... View more info

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Lowestoft Porcelain in Norwich Castle Museum, Volume I: Blue and White and Excavated Material

By: Smith, Sheenah

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norfolk Museums Service: 1975

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2289028

Condition: Good


Ex Libris bookplate signed by author without inscription. Light stain along top edge, ink gift note on front flyleaf. 1975 Large Softcover. 297, 40 pp. CONTENTS: Foreword; Acknowledgements; History of the Factory; History of the Collection; Catalogue; Indexes; Plates. View more info

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The Margaret Woodbury Strong Museum, First Stages: A Brief Report on the Founder and the Collections

By: Swinney, H.J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: S.N.: 1973

Seller ID: 2293089

Condition: Near Fine


'Uncorrected copy' written in blue ink on title page. 1973 Stapled Binding. 48 pp. Stapled wrappers. An introduction to the wide variety of collectibles, numbering over 300,000 items, that Strong arranged to become the foundational collection of the museum now known as Strong National Museum of Play. View more info

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The Frank P. and Harriet C. Burnap Collection of English Pottery in the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery

By: Taggart, Ross E.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Nelson Gallery-Atkins Museum: 1967

Seller ID: 2198681

Condition: Very Good


Large softcover in very good jacket. Sticker to jacket cover. 219 pp. The English pottery illustrated and described in this catalogue is a true collection, integrated and logical, and not simply an accumulation of specimens. The pieces have been assembled with knowledge and selectivity. As a collection, the importance of the Burnap English pottery cannot be overestimated. Its value lies not alone in the number of pieces, nor in the rarity of many of them, but rather in their excellence as types within the scope of the collection viewed as a whole. View more info

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From our Native Clay: Art Pottery from the Collections of the American Ceramic Arts Society

By: The American Ceramic Arts Society; Eidelberg, Martin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The American Ceramic Arts Society: 1987

Seller ID: 2289029

ISBN: 0940326108

Condition: Near Fine


Ink name on title page. 1987 Large Softcover. 111 pp. The vases presented here, spanning the four decades from the Philadelphia Centennial to World War I, offer something of the richness and diversity of styles, ingenuity, and artistic feelings that were to shape American art pottery. View more info