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Kovels' New Dictionary of Marks
Ralph M. Kovel
0517559145
Dec 1986
Hardcover
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Review
"As millions already know, any book carrying the Kovel byline will be as reliable, informative, and fact-filled as any collector could wish."
--American Country Collectibles

"What the Kovels don't know about antiques isn't worth knowing."
--House Beautiful

"The Kovels are arguably the authorities on antiques and collectibles in this country."
--Los Angeles Times

Review
"As millions already know, any book carrying the Kovel byline will be as reliable, informative, and fact-filled as any collector could wish."
--American Country Collectibles

"What the Kovels don't know about antiques isn't worth knowing."
--House Beautiful

"The Kovels are arguably the authorities on antiques and...


The No. 1 Price Guide to M.I. Hummel Figurines, Plates, Miniatures, & More
Robert L. Miller
0942620658
March 2003
Paperback
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The Official Price Guide to Pottery and Porcelain
Joe L. Rosson
0676600913
Oct 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
AN ALL-NEW EDITION OF A CLASSIC!

From cookie jars to teapots, from Lenox to Tiffany, pottery and porcelain are among America's favorite collectibles. Newly revised and updated by leading expert Joe L. Rosson—now with more attention to American art pottery and formal dinerware—The Official® Price Guide to Pottery and Porcelain is an essential reference for beginners and seasoned collectors alike, and will help you discover treasures in your attic and kitchen!

COMPREHENSIVE: Includes more than 21,000 prices, as well as histories and marks for more than 200 patterns and manufacturers. Well organized and easy to use, it covers four main categories: American art pottery, American decorative pottery and commercial art wares, American decorative porcelain, and...


Kovels' Depression Glass and Dinnerware Price List
Ralph Kovel
1400046637
June 2004
Paperback
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Gaston's Blue Willow
Mary Frank Gaston
1574323466
Oct 2003
Paperback
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Sea Glass Chronicles: Whispers from the Past
Carole S. Lambert
0892725087
September 2001
Hardcover
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Gaslon's Flow Blue China Comprehensive Guide
Mary Frank Gaston
1574324381
Apr 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
Mary Frank Gaston Mary Frank Gaston's latest book reflects her work on Flow Blue of over 20 years. Offering collectors an extensive pattern identification guide, this new edition incorporates patterns from her earlier books with many new and interesting examples. More than 800 color photographs illustrating over 600 patterns are featured. More than 250 marks are included, representing 100 years of Flow Blue production, from the 1830s to the 1930s, by both English and non-English manufacturers. Additionally, a discussion of the history of the china, tips on collecting, information about modern reproductions, a list of each manufacturer's Flow Blue patterns, a glossary of terms pertinent to the study of the china, and current values make this an informative and essential reference for today's collector of Flow Blue...


Kovels' Dictionary of Marks: Pottery and Porcelain/1650-1850
Ralph Kovel
0517701375
May 1995
Hardcover
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Review
"As millions already know, any book carrying the Kovel byline will be as reliable, informative, and fact-filled as any collector could wish."
--American Country Collectibles

"What the Kovels don't know about antiques isn't worth knowing."
--House Beautiful

"The Kovels are arguably the authorities on antiques and collectibles in this country."
--Los Angeles Times

Review
"As millions already know, any book carrying the Kovel byline will be as reliable, informative, and fact-filled as any collector could wish."
--American Country Collectibles

"What the Kovels don't know about antiques isn't worth knowing."
--House Beautiful

"The Kovels are arguably the authorities on antiques and...


Warman's American Pottery & Porcelain
Susan D. Bagdade
0873418220
Nov 2000
Paperback
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Book Description
The only book of its kind, Warmans American Pottery and Porcelain profiles nearly 150 potteries and their wares, categorized by art pottery, dinnerware, general, and utilitarian. Potteries are arranged alphabetically and each includes a history, dates of operation, references, museums and up-to-the-minute pricesnearly 12,000 new listings in all. More than 200 black and white photos and 260 manufacturers marks take the guesswork out of identifying pieces from American potteries. From the authors of Warmans English Continental Pottery and Porcelain, this new edition features new categories including, advertising and souvenir pieces, American Bisque Co., Autumn Leaf, Sascha Brastoff, Camark, Kay Finch and Morton Pottery. Featured art potteries include Arequipa, Roseville, Van Briggle; dinnerware manufacturers such as...


Collectors Encyclopedia of Limoges Porcelain
Mary Frank Gaston
1574321714
May 2000
Hardcover
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The Teapot Book
Steve Woodhead
0812238842
Feb 2005
Hardcover
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Book Description
A teapot is one of the most important ceramic forms; the ability to make one is a key test of a potter's skill. Its construction requires the mastery of many techniques, whether the piece is thrown or handbuilt. From clay forming to aesthetics, function to design, and practicality to ergonomics, the exercise of building a teapot poses a broad range of challenges for the artist. However, the very limitations of the form are what allow for immense creativity and innovation.This richly illustrated volume discusses the theory and design of the teapot as well as the numerous techniques for construction. For the beginning potter and the experienced teapot builder alike, The Teapot Book provides a useful step-by-step guide through the entire process of building a teapot, including materials, handle and spout placement,...


Pictorial Guide to Pottery and Porcelain Marks
Chad Lage
157432361X
March 2004
Hardcover
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Book Description
This book features photographs of marks alongside their actual pieces for perspective. Other books simply show line drawings, but this massive encyclopedia educates collectors and researchers on what the marks actually look like on a piece of pottery or porcelain. Over 7,500 photographs of around 4,000 marks and items, from Abingdon to Zsolnay, are featured in this huge publication. Organized alphabetically by company, this book is the most user-friendly marks book you'll find, telling readers quickly what it looks like, when it was made, and who made it. Appraisers and dealers will find this guide extremely useful; they can learn a little bit about many different marks, rather than having to weed through extensive historical information on the thousands of marks produced. As an added feature, cross-referencing indexes...


R.S. Prussia
Lee Marple
0764311670
June 2000
Paperback
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Book Description
Packed with 877 color photographs and black and white illustrations, this work details the high quality china produced by Reinhold Schlegelmilch of Tillowitz, Germany, after 1905 until World War I. Includes many items never before illustrated and new research to expand knowledge in this exciting collecting field. Included are unusual transfer patterns on R.S. Prussia tableware, decorative items, and toy china. Also included in this text are delineations of the correct relationships among the products of R.S. Prussia, R.S. Suhl, and R.S. Poland China; new information from trade catalogs; examinations of mold patterns used; a bibliography; and an index. Current market values are in the captions. Every china and ceramics collector will enjoy this thorough book.

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R.s. Prussia
Lee Marple
0764314386
Aug 2001
Paperback
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Luckey's Hummel Figurines and Plates: Identification and Price Guide
Carl F. Luckey
0896893669
May 2006
Paperback
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Collector's Encyclopedia of Hall China
Margaret Whitmyer
1574322176
May 2001
Hardcover
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Encyclopaedia of British Pottery and Porcelain Marks
Geoffrey Godden
0257657827
Mar 1994
(Hardcover) - Revised Ed.
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Antique Trader Stoneware and Blue and White Pottery Price Guide
Kyle Husfloen (Editor)
0896891356
June 2005
Paperback
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Book Description
The beautiful glazed crocks, jugs and churns that were commonly used for food storage in the late 1800s and early 1900s have always attracted collectors. Today, that interest is more alive than ever--and now collectors can reference a full-color, comprehensive guide to their favorite stoneware pieces. Revered antiques expert Kyle Husfloen has teamed up with the American Pottery Auction to offer this guide, featuring 1,000 brilliant color photos of highly collectible stoneware. Detailed listings including descriptions, manufacturer's mark information and current pricing give collectors the essential information they need to make secure purchases. Stoneware collectors won't find a more comprehensive and easy-to-use identification and price guide anywhere else. -1,000 listings of collectible stoneware -Full-color photo...


The Sevres Porcelain Manufactory
Derek E. Ostergard
0300073380
Oct 1997
Hardcover
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Book Description
This book is the first in-depth study of the renowned porcelain works at Svres during its virtual rebirth under the 47-year direction of the scientist, teacher, and administrator Alexandre Brongniart. Some 110 working drawings from the Svres Archive are reproduced here for the first time in color. They celebrate the high skill of the artists whose work often documented contemporary events in France.

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