Collectible Cups and Saucers: Indentification and Values Book III

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Overview

Book III in Jim & Susan Harran's series is all-new, with no repeats from their first two books. Over 1,000 color photographs are included this time, and the book concentrates on cups and saucers that are readily available to collectors. An expanded section on cabinet cups and saucers is provided, and some of the categories from books I and II are again covered: late nineteenth and twentieth century European and American dinnerware, English bone china and earthenware cups and saucers, miniatures, and mustache cups. There are also two brand new categories in the book, Japanese cups and saucers and art glass cups and saucers made by the leading glass factories in Europe and the United States. A marks section, helpful appendix, and bibliography are once again included, as well as useful tips for dealers and collectors. 2007 values.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781574323528
  • Publisher: Collector Books
  • Publication date: 10/15/2003
  • Edition description: Illustrate
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 384
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

Jim and Susan Harran, antique dealers for 18 years, specialize in English and Continental porcelains and antique cups and saucers. They write feature articles for various antique publications and have a monthly column in AntiqueWeek, entitled "The World of Ceramics."

Jim and Susan Harran, antique dealers for 18 years, specialize in English and Continental porcelains and antique cups and saucers. They write feature articles for various antique publications and have a monthly column in AntiqueWeek, entitled "The World of Ceramics." Susan is also a member of the Antique Appraisal Association of American, Inc.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 6
Dedication 7
About the Authors 7
Preface 8
Early Development 10
Interesting Facts About Tea 10
Development of Tea in America 10
The Russian Tea Tradition 12
The Welsh Tea Party 12
The Popularity of Coffee 12
Chocolate--the Divine Drink 13
Watching a Cup and Saucer Being Made at Lenox 15
Raw Materials 15
Molds 16
Casting and Jiggering 16
Firing 17
Glazing 17
Inspection 18
Decorating 18
Cabinet Cups and Saucers 20
Decoration 20
Hand Painting 20
Glazes 20
Gilding 21
Pate-sur-pate 21
Silver Overlay 21
Makers 22
Meissen 22
KPM 22
Nymphenburg 23
Dresden 23
Royal Vienna 24
Sevres 24
Paris Porcelain 25
Capodimonte Style 25
Russian Porcelain 25
The Imperial Factory 25
Gardner 26
Kuznetsov 26
Popov 26
Karnilov 26
Royal Copenhagen 27
English Companies 28
Royal Worcester 28
Grainger Co. 28
Royal Crown Derby 28
Minton 28
Copeland Spode 29
Coalport 29
Royal Doulton 29
Dinnerware Services 109
European Makers 109
Charles Ahrenfeldt 109
Dresden 109
Johann Haviland 109
Hutschenreuther 110
Meissen 110
Rosenthal 110
Schumann 110
Tirschenreuth Co. 110
Herend 111
Pirkenhammer 111
Royal Copenhagen 111
Limoges 111
United States Makers 112
Castleton China Co. 112
Franciscan China 112
Homer Laughlin China Co. 112
Lenox, Inc. 112
Mottahedeh 113
Syracuse China 113
Pot De Creme Cups 114
Grading System 115
English Tablewares 180
Unusual Handles 180
Butterfly Handles 180
Flower Handles 180
Fortune Telling Cups and Saucers 180
Distributors/Retailers 181
Makers 181
Aynsley 181
Bodley 182
Booths 182
Cauldon Potteries 182
Colclough 182
Coalport 182
Copeland Spode 182
Royal Crown Derby 183
Crown Staffordshire 183
Denby China 183
Devon Potteries 183
Royal Doulton 184
Foley China 184
Hammersley 184
George Jones 184
Johnson Brothers 185
Minton 185
Paragon 185
Royal Albert 185
Royal Stafford 185
Shelley 185
Wedgwood 186
Royal Worcester 186
Japanese Tablewares 255
Importance of Tea 255
Japanese Tea Ceremony (Cha-No-Yu) 255
Development of Japanese Ceramics 257
Makers 257
Imari 257
Kutani 257
Satsuma 258
Nippon 258
Noritake 258
Occupied Japan 259
Okura China 259
Lefton 259
Lipper International 260
Mikasa 260
Narumi Bone China 260
Japanese Lusterwares 260
Other Firms 260
Miniatures 292
Types 292
Dollhouse Size 292
Child's Size 292
Salesmen Samples 293
Toy Size 293
A Few Words From a Collector 294
Art Glass Cups and Saucers 331
A Brief History 331
Decorative Techniques 331
Makers 332
Bohemian Glass 332
Venetian Glass 332
French Art Glass 333
American Art Nouveau Glass 333
Carnival Glass 333
Depression Glass 333
Information For the Collector 334
Useful Information 351
Getting Started 351
Knowledge 351
Availability 352
Internet Buying 352
Packaging 352
Condition 353
Display 355
Marks 356
Pattern Numbers 356
Tally Marks 356
Reproductions 356
Protection 357
Record Keeping 357
More Observations from Collectors 357
Marks 358
Bibiliography 373
Index 377
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