Majolica Figures

Helen Cunningham

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This colorful text sheds new light on the beautiful majolica figures that have kept collectors entranced for years. Over 475 color photographs illustrate the full range of figures, including majolica animals, toby jugs, tobacco jars, strikers, and advertising memorabilia. The histories of all manufacturers of majolica figures are provided along with detailed ceramic and toby jug histories. Possible sources of inspiration for majolica figures are explored. Trademark qualities are contrasted between authentic figures and their more recent reproductions. Values for the illustrated majolica figures are provided in the captions and a comprehensive bibliography round out this fascinating study.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 482 photos | Value Guide | 176 pp
ISBN13: 9780764302145

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Helen Cunningham has been a passionate collector of nineteenth and early twentieth century majolica figures for over twenty years. Her deep interest in majolica figures has inspired her to travel extensively, gathering information from original catalogs and factory records whenever she has the opportunity.