Collector's Encyclopedia of California Pottery

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Collector Books, Jun 1, 1998 - Antiques & Collectibles - 327 pages
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First released in 1991, this pottery book has been greatly expanded, with hundreds of new color photographs and new information about the beautiful work of the potters of California. Over 30 different artists and companies are represented - company histories, interesting background information, as well as marks and signatures complement the gorgeous photographs found in each section. All items featured are given collector values reflecting today's secondary market. Chipman's goal is to showcase the best the ceramic industry has to offer - the prominent and innovative studio-level producers as well as the major manufacturers, including Batchhelder, Bauer, Kay Finch, Sascha Brastoff, Metlox, Vernon, and many others. 2005 values.

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User Review  - JoClare - LibraryThing

An excellent and well illustrated resource of California's top potteries, very useful for the collector. Read full review

About the author (1998)

Jack Chipman has collected California ceramics, particularly Bauer pottery, for over 20 years. He has published books on Bauer Pottery and California Pottery. He is also a talented fine artist who work is in the collections of several museums.

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