Miller's: Collecting Blue and White Pottery

Miller's: Collecting Blue and White Pottery

by Gillian Neale

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Overview

Miller's: Collecting Blue and White Pottery by Gillian Neale

Antiques dealer and author Gillian Neale specializes in blue and white pottery—and here she reveals her insider tips and knowledge so that collectors can find what they want, at the best possible price. She examines the many criteria for choosing and creating a collection of blue-and-white pottery—by design, decoration, factory, or even use—and provides a comprehensive introduction to the history, beginnings, and development of this type of pottery. There’s in-depth information on how it is manufactured, including the factory processes, as well as details of what to look for and where to find it. Helpful tips are given on caring for and displaying your treasures.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781840008333
Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
Publication date: 04/28/2004
Series: Miller's Series
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 7.25(w) x 10.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Collecting Blue & White Pottery6
How and why it was made9
History of Blue & White14
Development of Design16
Forming a Collection20
Themes for Collecting24
Collecting by Design26
The Chinese Influence26
Italian Influence: Spode28
The "Italian" pattern: non-Spode30
The "Wild Rose" border series32
Export Wares34
Flow Blue38
Later patterns40
Collecting by Decoration42
The "Crown, Acorn, & Oak Leaf" border series42
The "Bluebell" & "Foliage" border series44
The "Tulip" & "Pineapple" border series46
The "Grapevine" Border Series & other serial patterns48
Cities & Towns: London50
Other Cities & Towns52
Historical Subjects54
The Orient56
Animals & Birds58
Sporting Subjects64
Armorial Designs66
Floral Designs70
Collecting by Factory74
Spode76
Minton80
Wedgwood82
Ridgway84
Davenport86
Riley & Rogers88
Enoch Wood & the Adams Family90
Masons & other Ironstone China92
Collecting by Use94
Dinnerware94
Dessertware98
Supper & Breakfast100
Tea Wares104
Children's & Nursery Items110
Tureens114
Drainers & Strainers116
Cheese Dishes118
Jugs122
Pickle Dishes124
Spoons & Ladles126
Unusual Objects128
Toiletware & Medical Items132
Other Colours138
Green138
Puce, Mauve, & Pink140
Brown, Black, & Orange142
Display144
Labels146
Care & Repair147
Pottery Marks149
Glossary151
Further Reading153
Index154
Acknowledgments160

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