Flow Blue: A Collector's Guide to Patterns, History and Values

Flow Blue: A Collector's Guide to Patterns, History and Values

by Jeffrey B. Snyder
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

NOW IN ITS REVISED FIFTH EDITION, THIS POPULAR VOLUME COMBINES RECENT AND CLASSIC RESEARCH WITH HUNDREDS OF ALLCOLOR PHOTOGRAPHS TO SURVEY FLOW BLUE CERAMICS, THE MUCH SOUGHT AFTER AND HIGHLY PRIZED TABLE AND KITCHEN WARE ITEMS THAT GRACED SO MANY VICTORIAN TABLES. THE VALUES, CONVENIENTLY LOCATED IN THE CAPTIONS, HAVE BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT CURRENT MARKET PRICES.…  See more details below

Overview

NOW IN ITS REVISED FIFTH EDITION, THIS POPULAR VOLUME COMBINES RECENT AND CLASSIC RESEARCH WITH HUNDREDS OF ALLCOLOR PHOTOGRAPHS TO SURVEY FLOW BLUE CERAMICS, THE MUCH SOUGHT AFTER AND HIGHLY PRIZED TABLE AND KITCHEN WARE ITEMS THAT GRACED SO MANY VICTORIAN TABLES. THE VALUES, CONVENIENTLY LOCATED IN THE CAPTIONS, HAVE BEEN UPDATED TO REFLECT CURRENT MARKET PRICES. INCLUDED IS AN EVERVALUABLE INDEX OF PATTERNS FOUND IN ALL FIVE OF MR. SNYDER'S FLOW BLUE BOOKS. THE BEAUTIFUL COLOR PHOTOGRAPHS, ARRANGED BY CHRONOLOGICAL AND STYLISTIC PERIODS, DOCUMENT THE CHANGES IN FLOW BLUE PATTERNS AND FORMS THROUGHOUT THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. EVERYDAY OBJECTS AS WELL AS RARE ARTIFACTS ARE PORTRAYED SIDEBYSIDE TO INFORM AND EXCITE BEGINNING AND EXPERIENCED COLLECTORS ALIKE. COMMON AND UNUSUAL MARKS FROM ENGLISH, AMERICAN, AND EUROPEAN MANUFACTURERS ACCOMPANY THE PHOTOGRAPHS.THE HISTORY OF FLOW BLUE, ITS UNUSUAL AND DISTINCTIVE DECORATION, VESSEL FORMS, USE, AND DATING TECHNIQUES ARE ALL COVERED BY AN ARCHAEOLOGIST WHOSE EYE FOR DETAIL MAKE THIS A VALUABLE COLLECTOR'S GUIDE.

Read More

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764320354
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
08/28/2003
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.46(d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >