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A sumptuously illustrated book featuring 46 examples from The Frick s remarkable collection of French fifteenth-, sixteenth and seventeenth century enamels."
Written by Bernard Leach, the father of British studio pottery, this seminal book is the first treatise to be written by a potter on the workshop traditions handed down from the greatest period of Chinese ceramics in the Sung dynasty. With this book, potters can learn everything from how to adapt recipes for pigments and glazes to designing kilns.
A volume that examines the growth of one of America's major manufacturer's of ceramic tableware. Syracuse China was the pioneer manufacturer of a distinctively American type of vitrified fine china, and an acknowledged leader in labour relations and marketing within its industry.
Among the most popular projects for stained glass craftspeople, suncatchers are easy to make but extremely rewarding. When placed near a window or other source of bright light they turn into brilliantly colored showpieces whose radiant beauty can provide a focal point for an entire room and add cha
The blue and white porcelain exported by China in the 18th and early 19th centuries is an important category of artifacts and antiques. This illustrated guide to Chinese export porcelain offers an overview and identification and context information for the most common styles and motifs.
This history of the Corning glass industry is a rich storehouse of information for anyone trying to identify pieces of cut or engraved glass. It combines a study of craftsmen and technique in Corning from 1868 to the present with hitherto unpublished catalogue material from the Corning archives.
The Potter's Dictionary of Materials and Techniques is an authoritative survey of all aspects of making ceramics for craft potters and ceramic artists.
Nearly all glass makers (unless they are blowing glass) need moulds which can go in the kiln, as part of the process of creating their work. This book will introduce all the mould-making techniques for casting glass, with detailed information on materials, recipes for mould mixes, methods and applications.
This volume is accessible to those simply wishing to know more about this ancient art form, including custodians of stained glass and amateurs, but it is primarily aimed at less experienced students of stained glass who wish to expand their knowledge; those commonly known in the trade as 'improvers'.
"This book was published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Arizona State University Art Museum Ceramics Research Center, Tempe, Arizona."--T.p. verso.
Chinese ceramics are among the most widely admired and collected in the world. From elegant Song celadons to decorative Ming vases and colourful Qing famille rose, ceramics produced in China have influenced taste and daily life globally. This book looks at the production, consumption, aesthetics and transfer of Chinese ceramics.
A lavishly illustrated exploration of Japanese porcelain from one of the world's finest collections.