Mid-Century Modern Dinnerware: A Pictorial Guide: Ak-Sar-Ben™ to Paden City Pottery™

Michael Pratt

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This colorful book provides a sweeping overview of the modern tableware designs introduced by leading pottery firms from the 1940s through the 1960s. So extensive is the coverage that this volume surveys forty-seven potteries from A to P, including American Limoges*TM, Buffalo*TM, Century House*TM, Frankoma*TM, Hall*TM, Mayer*TM, Pacific*TM, and Pfaltzgraff*TM. A second volume will be required to present the rest. Over 500 vivid color photographs display these modern tableware designs at their best.The concise text presents new information, grading guidelines, a detailed bibliography, and an index. Current market values are found in the captions. Anyone who appreciates modern design will find this book a treasure.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 516 color photos | Price Guide/Index | 224 pp
ISBN13: 9780764317361

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Michael Pratt has been collecting mid-century modern dinnerware for over a decade. This is Mr. Pratt's second book with Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.