A little pocket handbook providing A-Z of information, terminologies, and types of different antiques. Includes chapters on Barometers, Clocks, Enamels, Furniture, Glass, Pottery and Porcelain, Silver, Firearms, Armour and others. The book is profusely illustrated by beautiful pen and ink drawings.
Author: Indianapolis Museum of Art
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Release Date: 1987
Genre: Antiques & Collectibles
"This very thorough catalogue, with excellent footnotes and bibliography, firmly places the subject in its broadest context." --Apollo Covers approximately 95 pieces, representing Chelsea, Bow, Derby, Worcester, Chamberlain-Worcester, Caughley, Longton Hall, Spode, and Hilditch and Sons.
"This book showcases over 100 of the most important and attractive pieces of eighteenth-century Worcester porcelain in the collection of the British Museum. They date from the period 1751-83, from the factory's founding by Dr. John Wall to a few years after his death in 1776."--BOOK JACKET.