Maiolica OlÚ: Spanish and Mexican Decorative Traditions Featuring the Collection of the Museum of International Folk Art

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Featuring the fine collection of 17th century to 19th century Spanish and Mexican maiolica at the Museum of International Folk Art in Santa Fe, this book explores and celebrates Spanish traditional ceramics of Old and New Spain. Renowned ceramic expert Florence C Lister and archaeologist Robert H Lister studies one hundred and forty-four examples of historical maiolica in what is the first study of its kind tracing the decorative styles, influences and innovations in a ceramic tradition that is almost a millennium old.

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Majolica pottery is characterized by an opaque tin-oxide glaze that conceals the color of the clay underneath. The Listers, experts who have studied pottery for over 30 years, here present a scholarly ... Read full review

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