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Antique pottery: chinese • mexican • international majolica • flow blue • willowware
Chinese Snuff Bottles : A Guide to Addic-
tive Miniatures.
Trevor Cornforth and Nathan
Cheung. The history of snuff and its specialized
bottles from the 17th century to the present in
America, Europe, and China. Descriptive text
and over 650 diverse snuff bottles of glass,
stone, porcelain, enamel, wood, ivory, amber
and other materials with distinctive interior and
exterior decorations. Each bottle fully described
with a value range.
Price Guide • 224 pp.
The Handbook of Chinese Snuff Bottles.
Cornforth and Nathan Cheung. Explore the history,
types, and value ranges of Chinese snuff bottles from
the 17th century to the present concentrating mostly
on affordable examples. Here 340 diverse bottles of
stone, glass, enamels, porcelain, and other materials
are described & shown in beautiful color photographs.
You’ll want to own some.
Size:6"x9"•340colorphotos•Price Guide • 160 pp.
antique mexican pottery
Cerámica: Mexican Pottery of the
20th Century.
Amanda Thompson,
with the California Heritage Museum.
Mexican ceramics of the 20th century
organizedbygeographicarea,style, fam-
ily, and artisan. Over 1,200 pieces, each
accompanied by a detailed description,
including the artist, style, origin, date of
production, and size.
Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 590 color photos •
Mata Ortiz Pottery Today.
Guy Berger. This
distinctive pottery was made at the village
of Mata Ortiz, Mexico. It evolved from Juan
Quezada’s first efforts in 1955 into a business
that involves the village and now employs around
350 potters. Six distinct styles are presented:
black, polychrome, sgraffito (etched), colored,
miniature, and special shapes. It includes a
fascinating discussion of the bird motif in this
and Acoma Pueblo (New Mexico) pottery.
international antique pottery: majolica
Revised 4th Edition
photographs display popular Majolica ceramic pitchers,
platters, plates, leaf plates, syrups, cigarette holders,
ashtrays, humidors, and other forms. Characteristic
glazes are presented in their historic context.
Majolica Figures.
Helen Cunningham. This
colorful text sheds new light on majolica figures.
Over 475 color photographs illustrate majolica
animals, toby jugs, tobacco jars, strikers, and
advertising memorabilia. Histories of all manufac-
turers of majolica figures are provided along with
detailed ceramic and toby jug histories. Trademark
qualities are contrasted between authentic figures
and their more recent reproductions.
Value Guide • 176 pp.
Victorian Majolica.
Leslie Bockol. Majolica
ceramic ware’s roots are presented with lists of
the manufacturers and their marks. Over 300
color photos illustrate the high craftsmanship
of majolica’s nineteenth century potters. Artistic
influences of the evolving majolica markets in
Europe, England, America and Canada are
reviewed and specialty table wares, decorative
pieces, tiles, and greenwares are included.
Price Guide • 192 pp.
European Majolica.
D. Michael Murray. Ma-
jolica produced in the German states, Austria,
Czechoslovakia, Hungary, and Poland are fea-
tured with explanations of initials and numbers
which have baffled collectors for years, enabling
readers to properly identify the maker of partic-
ular majolica pieces. The detailed text provides
useful information on the makers, location,
Value Guide • 176 pp.
AntiqueMajolica Around the House.
B. Snyder. Over 450 photos of majolica cake
stands, comports, game pie dishes, oyster plates,
platters, strawberry servers, tea sets, humidors,
match holders, garden seats, umbrella stands,
vases, and an elegant chandelier. Major manufac-
turers from Britain, Europe, and the United States
include Minton, George Jones, Sarreguemines,
Wedgwood, and Griffen, Smith & Hill. Values
are found in the captions.
Majolica: British, American, and European
Revised & Expanded 2nd Edition
Jeffrey B. Snyder & Leslie J.Bockol. Majolica
ceramics discussed against its European and
American cultural background as 100s of forms
in dozens of patterns are displayed in over 550
color photos. Examples are identified by style,
pattern, maker, size and date. Short histories of
the manufacturers are presented as they relate
to Majolica wares.
Price Guide • 160 pp.
Marvelous Majolica: An Easy Reference &
Price Guide.
Jeffrey B. Snyder. Over 550 color
photos illustrate this fascinating survey of the
majolica ceramics made in Victorian England,
Europe, and America. Includes an explanation
of majolica, its manufacture, potters, and wares
organized by function such as jardinieres, plates,
and platters. Values are provided in the captions.
Price Guide/Index • 160 pp.
Mediterranean Maiolica.
Robert Attard &
Romina Azzopardi. With 227 color photos, this
book features hundreds of photos of top-quality
antique Maiolica and catalogs reproductions.
The text describes the history of the production
and use of Maiolica as well as the history of
collecting Maiolica. The book includes a price
guide and a list of places to visit.
international antique pottery: flow blue
Flow Blue: A Collector’s Guide to Patterns,
History, and Values.
5th edition, revised
Jeffrey B. Snyder. A classic and thorough study of
highly prized ceramics with Flow Blue decoration.
Color photographs display changes in Flow Blue
patterns of the Victorian Age. Includes common
and unusual manufacturers marks, history, vessel
forms and use, dating techniques.
Price Guide/Index • 168 pp.
Historic FlowBlue.
Jeffrey B. Snyder. Flow Blue
in its historical context of the Victorian age. The
British, American and European manufacturers
who produced Flow Blue, the exhibitions that
promoted it, the people who owned it and
what moved them to buy it are explored. Over
500 color photographs present the variety of
forms and patterns in these popular wares from
the 1840s to the turn of the twentieth century.
Price Guide • 160 pp.
Fascinating Flow Blue.
Jeffrey B. Snyder.
The focus is on Flow Blue ceramics products
of English potteries, with beautiful examples
from America and elsewhere included. There
are lovely teapots, children’s tea and dinner
services, potpourri jars, pitchers, platters, and
plates illustrated in color and identified.
Value Guide • 160 pp.
Flow Blue: A Closer Look.
Jeffrey B. Snyder.
An in-depth pictorial survey of Flow Blue ceramic
wares with 684 beautiful color photos. Includes
dinner wares, tea sets, and dessert services from
four popular patterns: Cashmere, Chapoo, La
Belle, and Touraine, and numerous spectacular
teapots, syrup pitchers, and children’s wares in a
wide variety of patterns. Further, a Bibliography,
Index, and an Index to Patterns appearing in all
of Mr. Snyder’s Flow Blue books are included.
Price Guide/Index • 192 pp.
A Pocket Guide to Flow Blue.
Revised & Ex-
panded 2nd Edition
. Jeffrey B. Snyder. A handy,
portable reference for quick identification and
dating of Flow Blue. Photos are grouped in three
production periods, recognizable by their artistic
styles. A brief synopsis of each English, American
and European manufacturer whose ceramics appear
in the text is given with their marks. The price guide
has been updated.
Values Reference • 160 pp.
Late Victorian Flow Blue and Other Ceram-
ic Wares: A Selected History of Potteries
and Shapes.
William H. Van Buskirk. Flow Blue
and other transfer printed wares produced from
1880 to 1925 in the Staffordshire pottery district
illustrated in over 740 images, with the pottery
body shapes and manufacturers’ marks. The
text defines ware types, forms, and provides
histories of several famous potteries. Current
market values.
Price Guide/Index • 256 pp.
international antique pottery: willowware
marks, and an expansive text, make this the most
comprehensive catalog of the Willow pattern ever
produced. Information on 400+ pottery factories,
S. Fielding & Company, Minton, and Wedgwood.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 1120 color, 1001 b/w photos •
A Collector’s Guide toWillowWare.
Lindbeck. Over 550 photographs present Willow
plates, cups, saucers, teapots, pitchers, platters,
kitchenware, jewelry,condimentspieces,andmore.
Information on manufacturers’ marks, historical
variant, and polychrome pieces. All will welcome
this fabulouscollectionofwillowware.
Leslie Bockol. WillowWare, the
blue transfer printed pattern that is possibly the
most popular single pattern of ceramic dishes, is
presented with makers, dates, marks and range
of values. Hundreds of clear color photographs
show the many styles and range of quality.
Price Guide • 160 pp.
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