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The House of Haeger 1914-1944: The Revitalization of American Art Pottery

The House of Haeger 1914-1944: The Revitalization of American Art Pottery

Joe Paradis & Joyce Paradis

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Stunning images, thorough research, and exclusive material make this a book for many audiences: those who enjoy collecting Haeger, Stangl, or Fulper as well as those who enjoy reading history and good prose.For the Haeger collector, there are three lavishly illustrated price guides, a detailed account of Haeger’s early artware production, and profiles of four of the companies’ lead designers. Royal Hickman fans will find his profile to be the most extensive account of his life yet printed, including information on his work before, during, and after Haeger. Also, included are never-before published sketches of his Haeger creations.For the Fulper and Stangl collector, there is exclusive material that provides a detailed account of the “Haeger-Fulper Connection” as well as never-before published sketches made by Martin Stangl while at Haeger. There are a battery of Fulper images not seen in print in more than half of a century. Even the most serious Fulper collector should find much “new” material here.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 837 color photos & 16 b/w prints | Price Guide/Index | 239 pp
ISBN13: 9780764307096 | Binding: hard cover


This is Joe Paradis’s second book on Illinois potteries, his first being Abingdon Pottery Artware 1934-1950, Stepchild of The Great Depression. He has a BA from Southern Illinois University in English and a MS in Business from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. For the last twenty years, he has worked in Washington, DC. He is currently researching the second volume on Haeger Potteries. Anyone with information to contribute or collections to photograph can contact Joe by e-mail at joeparadis@worldnet.att.net or by post mail at 1153 N. Jefferson St., Arlington, VA 22205.