Victorian Majolica (Schiffer Book for Collectors) (Hardcover)

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Description


Beautiful color photographs of hundreds of Majolica ceramics from the Victorian age and more historical research contiue in this new study. The book traces majolica's roots and lists the manufacturers and their marks. Over 300 color photographs, taken in America and Britain, illustrate the high craftsmanship of majolica's nineteenth century potters. Artistic influences on majolica's designs are reviewed along with the evolving majolica markets England, America, Europe, and Canada. Specialty tablewares, decorative pieces, titles, and the controversial greenwares all are included. The price guide is a valuable tool.

About the Author


Leslie Bockol is a writer and collector from Southeastern, Pennsylvania. This is her third book on ceramics, her second on Majolica.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780887409530
ISBN-10: 0887409539
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
Publication Date: January 7th, 1997
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Schiffer Book for Collectors