American Art Pottery: How to Compare and Value
This successful series offers clear, accessible, easy-to-follow information to help the collector develop an appraiser's eye and a connoisseur's knowledge. At the heart of each book approximately 50 to 60 pairs of related objects are analyzed, compared, and evaluated to discover why one item is more valuable than the other. The factors involved may be age, rarity, intricacy of design, make, marks, provenance, or restoration. A veritable master class in appraising art pottery, this authoritative guide includes an introduction to the subject, covering such topics as buying and selling, materials, decorations, periods, and styles. All the key studios of American art pottery are featured including Paul Revere, Rookwood Grueby Faience, Dedham, Volkmar, and Taco.
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