Miller's Twentieth-Century Ceramics: A Collector's Guide to British and North American Factory-Produced Ceramics (Mitchell Beazley Antiques & Collectables)

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What makes twentieth-century ceramics so appealing? They’re readily available, generally affordable, and stylistically suited to the contemporary home. This popular guide is the first to cover a wide range of these modern-day British and North American ceramics factories in detail. It explores over 200 manufacturers, covering pre-war designers, as well as the 1950s and 1960s—and it now has even been brought right up to date with revised prices and a new chapter on recent collectables.
 
 

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Paul Atterbury is a leading authority on Victorian and twentieth-century antiques, specializing in ceramics. His publications include Miller's Antiques Checklist: 20th-Century Ceramics, The Dictionary of Minton, Moorcroft Pottery, and Poole Pottery. He is also a contributor to Miller's Antiques Encyclopedia and makes regular appearances on the Antiques Roadshow. Ellen Paul Denker is a museum consultant and researches, plans, and coordinates exhibitions all over the USA. Her books include Lenox China; Celebrating a Century of Quality and Collector's Field Guide to North American Pottery and Porcelain. She has contributed to many other publications including the Macmillan Dictionary of Art and Miller's Pottery and Porcelain Marks. Maureen Batkin is a writer and lecturer who specializes in nineteenth- and twentieth-century British ceramics. Her publications include Wedgwood Ceramics 1846-1959; A New Appraisal, The Dictionary of Minton, and Gifts for Good Children: A History of Children's China 1890-1990.

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