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Image for From This Earth: Pottery of the Southwest (1987)

From This Earth: Pottery of the Southwest (1987)

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Santa Fe, New Mexico, Museum of Indian Arts and Culture: 1987

Seller ID: 3341

Condition: Very good condition


This is a very large booklet measuring 10-1/2" x 13-1/4" and has fourteen counted pages of information including the reverse sides of front and back covers. There are many examples of the various pottery items -- Laguna, Name, Santa Ana, Santa Clara, Santo Domingo. Taos and Picuris, Zumi and many more, plus vintage photographs in black and white showing the artists at work. There's also explainable text and even a few pages for children. Booklet is clean and tightly bou... View more info

Image for Oribe Transformation New Pottery by Ken Matsuzaki (2014)

Oribe Transformation New Pottery by Ken Matsuzaki (2014)

By: N/A

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Boton, Massachusetts, Pucker Gallery: 2014

Seller ID: 3537

Condition: Fine condition


This catalog is beautiful inside and out and was published to accompany the exhibition held May 31 through July 13, 2014 at the Pucker Gallery in Boston. The artist is Japanese, but unlike other potters, prefers minimalist design. There are two pages at the front of the catalog explaining the Oribe colors, designs and use. There is also a time line at the back showing the high points of the artist's career. Catalog is printed on quality glossy paper and all photographs ... View more info

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Potter's Wheel Projects (1991)

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Columbus, Ohio, Sellers, Thomas (editor): 1991

Edition: Twelfth Printing

Seller ID: 3753

Condition: Very good condition


Very nice booklet which provides real information. I just discarded another one that had two pages of instruction and the rest pretty pictures. This one shows many instructional photographs in black and white, plus 19 projects which are also explained. Included are these techniques: making off-center shapes, cluster pots, a Yunnan cooker, the combination pot, tall pots from small kilns, pouring spouts, pulling your handles, rounding out a squared pot and more. Booklet i... View more info

Image for Christie's Auction Catalog: The Connoisseur's Eye New York 2 June, 2015

Christie's Auction Catalog: The Connoisseur's Eye New York 2 June, 2015

By: N/A

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York City, Christie's: 2015

Edition: #10859

Seller ID: 3949

Condition: Fine condition


I love the contemporary auction catalog, so beautiful compared to the ones of old with paper covers and no color pictures. The new ones are also oversized -- this one measures 8-1/4" x 10-1/2" and has gorgeous white coated paper and big color photos of the items. The auction offered European furniture, sculpture, ceramics, tapestries and carpets worth millions of dollars. The book is pristine inside and out and showcases 438 lots. View more info

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French Ceramic VilboCard with Catalog and Original Box

By: N/A

Price: $22.00

Publisher: France, Villeroy and Boch: Unknown

Seller ID: 4210

Condition: Fine condition


This is a unique item -- a colorful ceramic postcard which can be written on and stamped.It's nestled in its original niche of styrofoam in the original cardboard box with the company's design. Inside you will also find a catalog of all of the items pictured. The boolet is written in English, French and German. The box and its contents measure 4-1/2" x 6-1/2". View more info

Image for Arms and Armor Resaissance Furniture Italian Majolica From the Edwin M. Berolzheimer Collection 1950

Arms and Armor Resaissance Furniture Italian Majolica From the Edwin M. Berolzheimer Collection 1950

By: N/A

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Parke-Bernet Galleries Inc.: 1950

Edition: March 9, 1950

Seller ID: 4274

Condition: Very good condition


Today's auction catalogs look like magazines in full color. I love them, but I also like these simpler ones. The auction took place on March 9, 1950 due to the death of Edwin M. Berolzheier in 1949. At this point the collection was owned by Mrs. Edwin M. Berol. The catlaog measures 6-1/4" x 9-1/2" with 48 pages and 267 objects including the itemz mentioned.but also Persian and other antique textiles, pottery and bronzes.There are descriptions for each and within them ar... View more info

Image for Keramic Studio, Keep the Fire Alive; Monthly Magazine for the Potter and Decorator. 1922.

Keramic Studio, Keep the Fire Alive; Monthly Magazine for the Potter and Decorator. 1922.

By: Albert W. Heckman, John P. Heins, Walter K. Titze

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Syracruse, New Yortk, Keramic Studio: 1922

Edition: Vol. XXIII, No. 11

Seller ID: 4819

Condition: Good condition


I've never seen this magazine, but if you like pottery and ceramics this magizine has a lot of info. It's also special to blend new booklets and magazines, but old ones are fun too. They also share thwir new ideas. The magazine measures 10-3/4" x 13-3/4" nd has pages from 194 to 212. There is other pages front and back.Many illustrations including a design ion color and design for jewelry. The magazine shows two relatively minor defects- a small piece of achival tape at... View more info

Image for Collecting Antique Marbles and Price Guide To Collecting Antique Marbles (1970)

Collecting Antique Marbles and Price Guide To Collecting Antique Marbles (1970)

By: Baumann, Paul

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Des Moines, Iowa, Wallace-Homestead Book Co.: 1970

Seller ID: 3877

Condition: Very good condition


Book is clean and tightly bound, a booklet in hard cover. Inside is a soft cover booklet also written by the same author, though it was published in 1976.The main book has beautiful color photos at the back of the book. Chapters cover ancient history; stone marbles; clay, crockery and china marbles; glass marbles; individually made marbles; and identification and miscellaneous types of marlbes. Book measures 6" x 1/4" and has 86 pages. The price guide has 14. View more info

Image for The Story of Casas Grandes Pottery (1991)

The Story of Casas Grandes Pottery (1991)

By: Cahill, Rick

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, Bookjum Books: 1991

Edition: First Edition,Third printing

Seller ID: 1585

ISBN: 0963085301

Condition: Near fine


Very handsome booklet showcasing southwest American Indian pottery. I found a few extra articles on the topic laid-in, none of which caused any browning to pages. I have sequestered them in a plastic bag and will send along with the booklet. Everything is crisp and clean and there is no spine crease. Former owner's name on title page, a few tiny check marks next to a couple names on the list of artists at back, and two circled names on the Quezada family genealogy are on... View more info

Image for The New Glaze Magazine (8 Issues, 1988, Pottery)

The New Glaze Magazine (8 Issues, 1988, Pottery)

By: Dole, Pat

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Birmingham, Alabama, Pat Dole: 1988

Edition: January-February, April, May, June, August, October, November, December

Seller ID: 2773

Condition: Very good condition


Eight issues of the New Glaze Magazine -- "if it's pottery the glaze covers it." This is a slim magazine of 19 pages the emphasis of which is on pottery, porcelain, and ceramics. This is not for the artist -- it's for collectors or dealers of pottery and made by well known manufacturers. Companies included are: Imperial Porcelain Potters 1946-1960; Watt Ware; American Willow Variants; Hall; Pennsbury Pottery; Crockery from East Liverpool, Ohio; Corn cookie jars; Metlox ... View more info

Image for Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Spring 2003, Catalogue 13

Chinese Ceramics and Works of Art Spring 2003, Catalogue 13

By: Durand, Pierre; Mahoney, Conor

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York City, The Chinese Porcelain Company: 2003

Seller ID: 3182

Condition: Very good condition


Very handsome art catalog with huge full page color photographs, one each per item and also a color spread at center. Other than some minor edge wear and light scratches to plain black cover, this is a nicely cared for item. The catalog measures 9" x 12-1/2" and has 68 pages printed on quality coated paper with informative descriptions. Catalog is also special for its French wraps which have deep folds which reach the gutter, both front and back. T View more info

Image for Dark Jewels: Chinese Black and Brown Ceramics From the Shatzman Collection

Dark Jewels: Chinese Black and Brown Ceramics From the Shatzman Collection

By: Eunice and Herbert Shatzman

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Ackland Art Museum ; the University of North Carolina: 2002

Edition: Presumed first

Seller ID: 4300

ISBN: 0965580580

Condition: Very good


This is an exhibition catalog with beautiful photographs showing the various colors and types of ceramics from China. The catalog measures 9" x 11" and has 79 pages, plus an area at the back of the catalog for notes. These offer extra information and will take you to the item you want to see. You will also find a bibliograhy. The book is clean and tightly bound and has no names or writing. The only defects are a little toning at the margins which show in bright light and... View more info

Image for Margie's Ceramic Manual (1975)

Margie's Ceramic Manual (1975)

By: Hadley, Marjorie E.

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Phoenix, Arizona, Marjorie E. Hadley: 1975

Edition: 19th edition

Seller ID: 3823

Condition: Fine condition


A small booklet packed with information about the making of ceramic art for beginners all the way through to the advanced. It measures 4-1/2"x 6" and has 93 pages including index. The book is bound with a metal spiral which is in perfect condition.Topics are these: definition of paints, preparing greenware, techniques of underglaze, method of glazing, versatility of glazes, overglazes, cut-outs for cut-ups, saving pieces, life savers, thoughts for free for, learning the ... View more info

Image for Centering on Contemporary Clay: American Ceramics from the Joan Mannheimer Collection (1981)

Centering on Contemporary Clay: American Ceramics from the Joan Mannheimer Collection (1981)

By: Melchert, James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Iowa city, Iowa, University of Iowa Museum of Art: 1981

Seller ID: 3506

Condition: Fine condition


Crisp,as new, catalog focused on the use of clay to make contemporary art and to share a variety of American ceramics from the Joan Mannheimer collection. The exhibit was held at the University of Iowa's Art Museum from April 25 to August 2, 1981. The artists are many and there is biographical material about their work. The catalog measures 9" x 10" and has 68 pages. Photos are at times playful and predominately shown in black and white, but there are some full color sh... View more info

Image for The Opulent Eye: Christie's Auction 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art, Ceramics and Carpets New York, October 21, 2015

The Opulent Eye: Christie's Auction 19th Century Furniture, Sculpture, Works of Art, Ceramics and Carpets New York, October 21, 2015

By: No author stated

Price: $25.95

Publisher: New York city, Christie's Auction: 2015

Edition: October 21, 2015

Seller ID: 3809

Condition: Fine condition


Fabulous! From its beautiful cover to its pages of splendid treasures this isn't your mother's auction catalog. Before the 80's the catalog was much smaller and covered with a drab colored wrapper and small black and white photographs inside. All that's gone now because these catalogs are like coffee table books in full color with great descriptions. They're dream books and bigger too. This one measures 8" x 11" with 242 lots. I am so enamored of them that I bought twe... View more info

Image for American Journal of Archaeology April, 2009 (Etruscan Heaven,Pottery at Pompeii, Triconch House)

American Journal of Archaeology April, 2009 (Etruscan Heaven,Pottery at Pompeii, Triconch House)

By: Norman, Naomi J. (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Mass., The Arhaeological Institute of America April, 2009: 2009

Edition: Volume 113 No. 2

Seller ID: 1946

Condition: Near fine condition


Crisp and clean with just a small bit of wear to upper front corner. No names or writing and pristine inside and out. Magazine is scholarly, but also accessible and is illustrated throughout with drawings and black and white photographs. The main articles are these: A New Reconstruction to Etruscan Heaven; The Production and Distribution of Pottery at Pompeii(Part II The Material Basis); The Triconch House and the Predecessors of the Bishop's Palace at Aphrodisias. There... View more info

Image for Studio Potter Journal Volume Eight, Number One  (June 1979)

Studio Potter Journal Volume Eight, Number One (June 1979)

By: Sabin, Peter; Williams, Gerry (editors)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Goffstown, New Hampshire, The Daniel Clark Foundation: 1979

Edition: Volume Eight, Number 1

Seller ID: 3822

Condition: Very good condition


Studio Potter Journal which is at least 40 years old. It was only published twice a year. This is the first one for 1979. What's interesting about this one is two articles with photographs of the artist, Bernard Leach, a potter from Great Britain. The first article is "Bernard Leach 1887-1979: Towards A Standard" and the second is "Bernard Leach Two Recollections". The first one can be removed and opened up to reveal on the back a full two page poster image of Leach. Ot... View more info

Image for A Collection of Gandhara Sculpture of the 1st and 2nd Century A.D.

A Collection of Gandhara Sculpture of the 1st and 2nd Century A.D.

By: The Honorable John Bingham of Hayes Farm, Beckley, Rye, Suxxes, England

Price: $35.00

Publisher: England, The Hon.John Bingham: 195

Edition: Presumed First

Seller ID: 4831

Condition: Good cover and Very good and contents inside


The folder which holds the booklet has been repaired by me with archival tape and ironing. But inside is the work of the property of the Honorable John Bingham of Hayes Farm, Beckley, Rye, Sussex, England. Inside the booklet he named it Gandhara Sculpture, an art which Gandhara lies in the Northwest of India.The author wrote of Buddhism,the style of Gandhara Sculpture, subject of Gandhara Sculpture, how the stone Buddhas bas-relief were obtained. Buddhism and the Buddha... View more info