Collecting Lladro: Identification & Price Guide

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Krause Publications, Sep 7, 2003 - Antiques & Collectibles - 256 pages
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Featuring more than 600 color photographs and 2,000 listings, the 2nd edition of this full-color price and identification guide provides a comprehensive and beautiful look at Lladro porcelain, an elegant, romantic, hand crafted, fine porcelain instantly recognizable in its shades of blue, cream, gray, and brown. Peggy Whiteneck returns to provide names and serial numbers to help readers identify specific items in their collection; information on various marks which enables collectors to estimate the age of a piece and authenticate it; and information on what makes a given piece valuable in the secondary market. In addition to the 100 new photos and listings, this revised and updated guide features an index, organized by title and number, a new chapter on "un-catalogued Lladro," frequently asked questions, and much more.
 

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Very comprehensive compilation of Lladro figurines along with interesting information about the development and ongoing production of these beautiful works of ceramic art. Read full review

Contents

FOREWORD
9
INTRODUCTION
10
A HISTORICAL TIMELINE
16
HISTORY MARKS MANUFACTURE
18
SPECIAL SERIES SCULPTURES STUDIES
36
DECORATIVE NONFIGURAL WARES
58
IDENTIFYING INDIVIDUAL ITEMS HOW DO I KNOW ITS A LLADRÓ?
68
SCARCE UNCATALOGUED LLADRÓ HOW RARE IS IT?
80
SMART BUYING ON THE RETAIL SECONDARY MARKETS
92
RESTORATION WHENS IT WORTH DOING?
112
LLADRÓ FAQS
120
THE CATALOGUED CORE COLLECTIONGALLERY PRICE GUIDE
126
REFERENCES
240
A LIST OF IMPORTANT LLADRÓ RESOURCES
241
FIGURINES INDEXED ALPHABETICALLY BY TITLE WITH VALUES
243
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