New York: Knickerbocker Press, (1997). 1577150147. 4to. 256 pp. Black paper covered boards. Beautiful color illustrations on every page. Book in fine condition. / Dust jacket shows a little wear at top and bottom of spine and two 1" closed tears. Overall sturdy and good condition. Item #164
The sumptuous forms and colors of American art pottery come to life in the pages of this volume, the essential companion for collectors and enthusiasts of the decorative arts. This book explores the characteristics that make the diverse pieces of this craft so highly prized, bringing to the subject his uniquely informed perspective. With over 250 fine color photographs, the studios, artists and techniques, from 1876 on, are illustrated and evaluated.