Catalina Island Pottery and Tile: Island Treasures

Carole Coates with photography by Jeffrey B. Snyder

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The breathtaking ceramic artwares, tablewares, and tiles produced by the prolific Catalina Clay Products Company of Santa Catalina Island, California, from 1927 to 1936 are presented in over 550 color photographs and an eloquent text. Influenced in part by the Spanish Revival Movement and Depression-era Art Deco motifs, this book displays the artistry imbued in these pieces, ranging from teapots, patio pottery, and souvenirs to pictorial murals, hand painted plates, and tile tables. A history of the company, its wares and artisans, bibliography, and index are also provided. Values are included in the captions.

Size: 11" x 8 1/2" | 556 color & 8 b/w photos | Price Guide/Index | 176 pp
ISBN13: 9780764314018

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Carole Coates is a leading expert and collector of Catalina Island pottery and tile, a historian, writer, and lecturer. Jeffrey B. Snyder is a professional photographer and writer specializing in American and British ceramics.