Kovels' New Dictionary of Marks: Pottery and Porcelain, 1850 to the Present

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You may be the owner of a valuable piece of porcelain or pottery, but the cryptic symbol on the underside of the piece may be your only clue to its value. Kovels' New Dictionary of Marks: 1850 to the Present will help you identify your pieces.

Kovels' New Dictionary of Marks provides the quickest and easiest way for professional and amateur collectors to identify more than 3,500 American, European, and Oriental marks. The perfect companion to the Kovels' original best-seller, Kovels' Dictionary of Marks -- Pottery and Porcelain: 1650 to 1850 (still in print after more than 42 years and 41 printings), Kovels' New Dictionary of Marks is the most comprehensive reference for nineteenth- and twentieth-century marks. Together, the two volumes are an indispensable guide to porcelain and pottery marks of the last four centuries.

Also available from Three Rivers Press, Kovels' Dictionary of Marks--Pottery & Porcelain: 1650 to 1850

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"As millions already know, any book carrying the Kovel byline will be as reliable, informative, and fact-filled as any collector could wish."
--American Country Collectibles

"What the Kovels don't know about antiques isn't worth knowing."
--House Beautiful

"The Kovels are arguably the authorities on antiques and collectibles in this country."
--Los Angeles Times

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Ralph and Terry Kovel are the best-known writers on antiques and collectibles in America. They have written more than 75 books, including the annual Kovels' Antiques & Collectibles Price List. Their national newsletter, Kovels on Antiques and Collectibles, has over 150,000 subscribers.  The Kovels also write columns for House Beautiful and 150 newspapers, publish articles, and appear on television and radio talk shows.

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Book Description Crown Publishers, U.S.A., 1986. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. Kovels New Dictionary of Marks, 1850 - Present, provides the quickest and easiest way for professional and amateur collectors to identify more than 3,500 black and white illustrations of American, European, and Oriental marks. The perfect companion to Kovels' Dictionary of Marks: Pottery and Porcelain, 1650 to 1850, this book is the most comprehensive reference for 19th and 20th century Both domestic and foreign manufacturers are included, and a chart for dating the old-style English registry marks is provided. A section of marks defined by shape helps narrow down your search and gives you a time frame for your item. You may be the owner of a valuable piece of porcelain or pottery, but the cryptic symbol on the underside of the piece may be your only clue to its value. Kovels' New Dictionary of Marks will help you identify your pieces. Kovels' New Dictionary of Marks provides the quickest, easiest way to identify more than 3,500 American, European, and Oriental marks. The perfect companion to Kovels' original best seller, The Dictionary of Marks - Pottery and Porcelain (still in print after more than 30 years, Kovels' New Dictionary of Marks is the most comprehensive reference for nineteenth and twentieth-century marks. (The original dictionary remains the definitive authority on seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth century marks.) Kovels' New Dictionary of Marks is arranged according to symbol (anchor, birds, crown) and alphabetically according to name (Delft, Sevres). The new easy-to-read format makes identification a breeze: If the symbol on the piece Is a shield, turn to the "shield" section and leaf through until you've found your mark; if the mark is a name, simply check it in the alphabetical section. Each mark is illustrated and accompanied with all relevant information: factory, city and country of origin; material used; color of mark; date mark was used; and name of current company (which may have changed since the piece was made). The book provides supplementary sections on dating systems used by important factories, the vocabulary of marks, fakes and forgeries, pottery and porcelain "family trees," and a cross-referenced index. Kovels' New Dictionary of Marks is the standard reference book for identifying nineteenth- and twentieth-century porcelain and pottery. Bookseller Inventory # 001921

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