Miller’s makes sense of the dizzying array of collectable ceramics by providing a range of current sales prices and color photographs for more than 2,500 items, ranging from 16th century delftware through 19th century stoneware to post-war and modern pieces. Definitive text reveals the dimensions and creation date for each piece, along with manufacturers’ histories, and tips for ceramic restoration and care. Several sections are devoted to collecting by maker, by country of origin, and even by shape. Various styles and collectiblity of items from leading producers such as Staffordshire, Doulton, Sevres, Royal Copenhagen, and Meissen, among others, are discussed in detail, along with those of smaller manufacturers from Europe, the United States, and Russia.
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John Sandon has had an interest in porcelain from an early age, inherited from his father, Henry Sandon - another prominent figure in the antique ceramics world. John went to work at Phillips in London over twenty-five years ago and soon established himself as a porcelain specialist. He is now director of the international ceramics and glass departments at Bonhams. John has written a number of books on the subject, such as Miller's Collecting Porcelain, as well as articles for magazines such as BBC Homes and Antiques, and he is a contributor to the annual Miller's Antiques Price Guide. He is best known for his regular appearances as a porcelain expert on the BBC's Antiques Roadshow.
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Book Description Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 2006 Copyright Date, 320 pages, 6.5 x 11 in size, Hardcover with dustjacket in protected mylar cover (removable). Out-of-Print. Nice Color Photos! Book is Unused. From a bookseller's unsold backstock. Minimal dustjacket wear from shelving/storage. Inside pages are in Excellent Condition with no tears and with no notations (no pencil marks, no underlining, no highlighting, etc.). Bookseller Inventory # PN - M104
Book Description Mitchell Beazley, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M1845330625
Book Description Mitchell Beazley, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111845330625