Antiques at a Glance: Ceramics

Antiques at a Glance: Ceramics

by James MacKay, James A. MacKay
     
 
Whether they're primitive coiled pots or today's elegant porcelain, ceramics are the most popular collectibles. The magnificent examples shown here give a superb idea of their variety and value: black Chinese vases elaborately painted with pretty pink flowers and curlicues; Meissen porcelain boxes and flasks from the mid-1600s, each with delicate pastoral pictures

Overview

Whether they're primitive coiled pots or today's elegant porcelain, ceramics are the most popular collectibles. The magnificent examples shown here give a superb idea of their variety and value: black Chinese vases elaborately painted with pretty pink flowers and curlicues; Meissen porcelain boxes and flasks from the mid-1600s, each with delicate pastoral pictures; and an alabaster Madonna and Child from 1738.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781856486293
Publisher:
PRC Publishing
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Series:
Antiques at a Glance Series
Pages:
144
Product dimensions:
8.82(w) x 8.88(h) x 0.65(d)

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