Shelley China

Shelley China

by Tina Skinner, Jeffrey B. Snyder
     
 

Finally, a much-needed expansive photo reference guide to this popular manufacturer of fine bone china from Longton in the renowned Staffordshire potting district in England. A grand assortment of the prolific Shelley Potterys products is illustrated, including works by their predecessor, Wileman & Co, a.k.a. The Foley China. Over 500 photos show more than 1,000…  See more details below

Overview

Finally, a much-needed expansive photo reference guide to this popular manufacturer of fine bone china from Longton in the renowned Staffordshire potting district in England. A grand assortment of the prolific Shelley Potterys products is illustrated, including works by their predecessor, Wileman & Co, a.k.a. The Foley China. Over 500 photos show more than 1,000 pieces, including dinnerware, tea and coffee sets, jelly molds, ashtrays and souvenir items, vases, pitchers, and the ever-popular miniatures in the chintz, landscapes, and bright floral patterns widely prized by todays collectors. A brief history of Shelley and its predecessor, spanning the years 1860-1966, is included. Plus there is a guide to back stamps; a buyers guide to fakes, reproductions, and damaged items; a pattern index; and current market values, all making this an invaluable tool for collectors and dealers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764314339
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
07/28/2007
Series:
Schiffer Books for Collectors Series
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >