Josef Originals: Charming Figurines

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Ceramic figurines of beautiful and romantic young women were made in hundreds of different poses and costumes by Josef Originals. This all-color illustrated, revised and expanded edition follows the art of California ceramicist Mauriel Josef George from 1945 through 1985 with over 700 color photographs. Also included for the first time are photos of Applause figurines next to the matching earlier figurines, and never before published catalog images from the authors' private collection. From the relatively common ...

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Overview

Ceramic figurines of beautiful and romantic young women were made in hundreds of different poses and costumes by Josef Originals. This all-color illustrated, revised and expanded edition follows the art of California ceramicist Mauriel Josef George from 1945 through 1985 with over 700 color photographs. Also included for the first time are photos of Applause figurines next to the matching earlier figurines, and never before published catalog images from the authors' private collection. From the relatively common to the rare, this book is an essential reference for anyone with an interest in figurines designed by Muriel Joseph George.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764328374
  • Publisher: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 1/28/2008
  • Series: A Schiffer Book for Collectors Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 699,711
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 2
The Story of Muriel Joseph George, Creator of Figurines 4
Chapter 1 Josef Originals of California 1945-1962 6
Chapter 2 The Prolific Years 1959-1985, Working in Japan 35
Chapter 3 Her Animals, A Special Look 107
Chapter 4 Dating Your Josef Originals 124
Index 127
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