The Official Price Guide to Pottery and Porcelain

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Random House Information Group, Oct 3, 2005 - Antiques & Collectibles - 894 pages

From cookie jars to teapots, from Lenox to Tiffany, pottery and porcelain are among America's favorite collectibles. Newly revised and updated by leading expert Joe L. Rosson—now with more attention to American art pottery and formal dinerware—The OfficialŽ Price Guide to Pottery and Porcelain is an essential reference for beginners and seasoned collectors alike, and will help you discover treasures in your attic and kitchen!

COMPREHENSIVE: Includes more than 21,000 prices, as well as histories and marks for more than 200 patterns and manufacturers. Well organized and easy to use, it covers four main categories: American art pottery, American decorative pottery and commercial art wares, American decorative porcelain, and American dinnerware. Includes an extensive glossary and bibliography.

AUTHORITATIVE: A classic collector's handbook, now in its ninth edition, newly revised by nationally syndicated columnist and collectibles expert Joe L. Rosson

FULLY ILLUSTRATED: 900 photographs and line drawings of marks, plus an elegant color insert

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JOE L. ROSSON, a recognized expert on pottery and porcelain, is the cohost of the popular PBS program Treasures in Your Attic and coauthor of the nationally syndicated newspaper column of the same title. Mr. Rosson is the author of Instant Expert: Collecting American Dinnerware. He lives in Knoxville, Tennessee, where for many years he has written the antiques column for the Knoxville News-Sentinel.

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