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Image for Oriental Art, Jade & Other Carvings: Bronzes, Ceramics, Snuff Bottles, Ivory Carvings, Lacquer Furniture, Paintings. Estate of the Late Florence W. de Ganahl and Other Owners Including Richard M. Vaughan, Dr. Joseph F. Rock

Oriental Art, Jade & Other Carvings: Bronzes, Ceramics, Snuff Bottles, Ivory Carvings, Lacquer Furniture, Paintings. Estate of the Late Florence W. de Ganahl and Other Owners Including Richard M. Vaughan, Dr. Joseph F. Rock

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Parke-Bernet Galleries, Inc.: 1953

Seller ID: 2206625


Wrappers lightly toned and lightly bumped, faint stain to top page edges with light water damage. 1953 Stapled Binding. 64 pp. Oriental Art, Jade & Other Carvings: Bronzes, Ceramics, Snuff Bottles, Ivory Carvings, Lacquer Furniture, Paintings. Estate of the Late Florence W. de Ganahl and Other Owners Including Richard M. Vaughan, Dr. Joseph F. Rock. Public Auction Sale Thursday and Friday, February 19 and 20 at 1:45 p.m. Sale Number 1412. View more info

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Delftware (Collectors' Pieces)

By: Bedford, John

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Walker: 1968

Seller ID: 1651607


1968 Hard Cover. 64 pp. One of seventeen handbooks in the COLLECTORS' PIECES series, intended for the reader who has limited knowledge of the subject, perhaps culled from visits to museums, but who may be encouraged to start a collection of the less expensive pieces. Each volume deals with the subject historically & biographically, & explains the processes of manufacture in simple terms. View more info

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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


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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Gedateerd Delfts aardewerk = Dated Dutch delftware (Dutch Edition)

By: Daniel van Dam, Jan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Waanders: 1991

Seller ID: 1651599


1991 Trade Paperback. 150 pp. Dutch delftware occupies a special place in the history of ceramics in Europe. For over two hundred years tin-glazed earthenware intended for use or ornament was produced in Delft. 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


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... 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


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 lis... View more info

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Early Potters and Potteries of New York State

By: Ketchum, Jr., William C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2260640


First edition. Signed by author without inscription. Half-inch tear along top edge of jacket front, a few small tears to jacket edges. Bookplate on front endpaper recto. 1970 Hard Cover. x, 278 pp. This attractively illustrated handbook describes the making of household pottery in New York state from the industry's beginnings on Manhattan Island in the seventeenth century through its eventual decline and disappearance at the beginning of the twentieth century. This is a ... 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


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 wh... 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


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 t... View more info