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19th Century Porcelain, Studio Ceramics, Art Nouveau and Art Deco. New York Sotheby Parke Bernet: January 11, 1974. A wide-ranging selection of Victorian porcelains, American (and a bit of English) Arts & Crafts pottery, and Nouveau/Deco glass and lamps. Softcover. 8.5"x9.5", about 65 pages, 309 lots, b/w illustrations prices realized list stapled to title page a nice copy.

Inventory #: 8431
Price: $ 25.00       




American Ceramic Circle Bulletin. Number 4. New York American Ceramic Circle: 1985. This issue includes- A Delftware Center in 17th Century New Jersey - The Potters of Whately, Massachusetts. Softcover. 7"x10", 112 pages, black & white illustrations. With the addenda sheet. Light soil.

Inventory #: 33241
Price: $ 35.00       




American Ceramic Circle Bulletin. Number 4. New York American Ceramic Circle: 1985. This issue includes- A Delftware Center in 17th Century New Jersey - The Potters of Whately, Massachusetts. Softcover. 7"x10", 112 pages, black & white illustrations. With the addenda sheet. Light soil.

Inventory #: 34118
Price: $ 25.00       




American Ceramic Circle Journal. Vol.VI. The American Ceramic Circle: 1988. The American Issue. Darling Dabblers: American China Painters and Their Work, 1870-1920 - Ceramics from the Hart-Shortridge House (Portsmouth, NH), 1769-1860 - Ceramics in Maryland. Softcover. 7"x10", 104 pages, black & white illustrations. Light wear.

Inventory #: 33690
Price: $ 15.00       




American Furniture and Decorative Arts featuring the Estate of Josephine Dawes, together with the Routhier Collection of Early American Glass and Mochaware from the Jonathan Rickard Collection. Bolton Skinner Galleries: March 11, 2001. The Routhier Collection of early American glass comprises lots 455-540, and in addition, the Dawes Collection includes some early American glass lighting. The Rickard Collection of mochaware comprises lots 401-448. Softcover. 8.5"x11", 100 pages, 540 lots, color and black & white illustrations. Prices realized sheet. Light wear.

Inventory #: 35839
Price: $ 35.00       




Cahiers de la Ceramique, du Verre, et des Arts du Feu. No.16. Sevres Societe des Amis du Musee National de Ceramique: 1959. This issue of this prestigious and elegant periodical features essays on "Table glass in the Middle Ages from the evidence of Illuminated Manuscripts" [Le Verre de Table au Moyen Age, d'apres les manuscrits a peinture] by James Barrelet "Origins of French 18th century soft paste porcelain" [Origines de la Porcelaine tendre en France au XVIIIe siecle] by Henry-Pierre Fourest and "Modern ceramics at the Faenza competition" [La Ceramique d'Art Moderne, italienne et europeene aux manifestations de Faenza] by Giuseppe Liverani. French text/English summaries. Softcover. 10"x12.5", 70+ pages, numerous b/w and 16 color illustrations, some tipped-in light soil.

Inventory #: 8691
Price: $ 40.00       




Cahiers de la Ceramique, du Verre, et des Arts du Feu. No.28. Sevres Societe des Amis du Musee National de Ceramique: 1962. This issue of this prestigious and elegant periodical features essays on "English opaque white glass of the 18th century" [Le verre blanc opaque anglais du XVIIIe siecle a decor polychrome] by R.J. Charleston and "Grenoble earthenware of the 18th century" [Faiences de Grenoble au XVIIIe siecle] by Andree Lyon. French text/English summaries. Softcover. 10"x12.5", 50+ pages, numerous b/w and 6 tipped-in color illustrations card covers.

Inventory #: 8697
Price: $ 40.00       




Catalog of a Special Exhibition of the Chelsea Porcelain in the Collection of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation prepared especially for the Eighth Symposium of the American Ceramic Circle. Williamsburg: 1973. Colonial Williamsburg has an exceptionally fine collection of Chelsea porcelains (catalogued in a book by Austin). A very interesting ephemeral catalog. Paper covers, stapled & 3-ring punched. 8.5"x11", cover sheet and 26 sheets, photocopied on one side. Some soil and wear.

Inventory #: 35396
Price: $ 25.00       




Catalog of Fine Continental Porcelain. London Sotheby & Co.: May 5th, 1970. A fine selection which included rare Capodimonte figures, 20 lots of rare Sevres figures, mostly biscuit porcelains, and 71 lots of rare 18th century Meissen figures and tablewares. Softcover. 7.5"x10", 171 lots, 71 pages plus 2 color and 35 black & white plates. Corner crease.

Inventory #: 34407
Price: $ 20.00       




Catalogue of an English Consignment of Old Carved Oak and Mahogany Furniture, Old Blue China, (etc.) [with] Catalogue of Old Blue China, Historical Plates, Platters, Pitchers and Jugs (etc) Collections of the Late William Clarence Burrage and a Celebrated New Hampshire Collector. Boston C.F. Libbie & Co.: February 12-16, 1912 [and] February 7-10, 1911. A pair of early auction catalogs bound together by a blue china collector, the first complete, the second apparently lacking the pages that were devoted to furniture and paintings, and consisting of pages 1-48 and 71-76. It is what it is... Hardcover. 6.25"x9", 70 + 48 + 6 pages, plus 14 b/w plates, plus 11 b/w plates. Bound into marbled boards with a red cloth spine some wear and soil, a few plate margins with small adhesion holes, not affecting the images.

Inventory #: 30588
Price: $ 50.00       




Catalogue of Fine English Porcelain comprising Worcester Coloured Wares of the First Period ...Bow, Chelsea and Derby...&c. London Sotheby & Co.: July 15th, 1969. Much fine and rare Worcester including a Chamberlain's Worcester desert service decorated with paintings of seashells in the manner of John Barker rare Hans Sloane botanical plates also a Spode botanical desert service, a rare Chelsea group of Venus and Mercury a rare Duesbury-decorated Derby armorial dish a "very rare" Bow shell sweetmeat, and much more. Softcover. 6.5"x9.5", 228 lots, 73 pages plus 27 b/w plates.

Inventory #: 7923
Price: $ 25.00       




Continental Table Porcelain of the Eighteenth Century. San Francisco M.H. De Young Memorial Museum: 1965. A magnificent loan exhibition at the Museum. Includes an extended essay on the ceramics of various European countries, and an illustrated catalog of the pieces in the exhibition. Softcover. 6"x9", about 200 pages, many b/w illustrations light wear.

Inventory #: 33945
Price: $ 25.00       




Continental Table Porcelain of the Eighteenth Century. San Francisco M.H. De Young Memorial Museum: 1965. A magnificent loan exhibition at the Museum. Includes an extended essay on the ceramics of various European countries, and an illustrated catalog of the pieces in the exhibition. Softcover. 6"x9", about 200 pages, many b/w illustrations light wear, spine rough at the top.

Inventory #: 33946
Price: $ 20.00       




English and Continental Pottery and Porcelain. London Christie's: December 16, 1968. Ceramics from the collections of Mrs. G. Marten and others. Softcover. 6"x9.5", 39 pages, plus 1 b/w plate prices realised sheet stapled inside front cover a nice copy.

Inventory #: 8518
Price: $ 15.00       




English Ceramic Circle Transactions - Volume 7, Part 1. English Ceramic Circle: 1968. This issue has articles including Two Centuries of China Selling - The Herculaneum China and Earthenware Factory, Toxteth, Liverpool - Polychrome Caughley Porcelain - The Chancellor, On Battersea Enamel - The King, The Nun, and Other Figures - The Early Pottery of Swansea. Softcover. 6"x9.5", 86 pages plus 89 black & white plates. Covers with some soil, wear, tips thumbed.

Inventory #: 32740
Price: $ 25.00       




English Ceramic Circle Transactions - Volume 8, Part 1. English Ceramic Circle: 1971. This issue has articles including New Hall, Hard-paste Porcelain - The Melbourne Pottery - Yellow-glazed English Earthenware - The Thomas Greg Collection of English Pottery - London Pottery, 1565-1636 - A Problematical Group of 18th-century Porcelains. Softcover. 6"x9.5", 123 pages plus 85 black & white plates. Covers with some soil, wear, tips thumbed, light wrinkle at to of last pages.

Inventory #: 32741
Price: $ 25.00       




English Pottery. London Christie's: October 14, 1968. Ceramics from the collections of D.A. Geddes-Brown, P.W.T. Warren, the Dowager Dutchess of Pembroke and Montgomery, Mrs. D.C.A. McEachran, Dora Livock, Nancy Lancaster, and others. Softcover. 6"x9.5", 67 pages plus 3 b/w plates 299 lots prices realised list stapled inside the front cover a nice copy.

Inventory #: 8515
Price: $ 15.00       




European Ceramics (various owners). New York Sotheby Parke Bernet: February 26th, 1975. A nice selection which included a rare Marieburg faience colored terrace vase, much Sevres, a "very fine and important Bottger hausmaler ecuelle and cover" a Meissen meat dish cover from the service of Frederick the Great and much more. Softcover. 9"x9", 53 pages, 253 lots, several color and many b/w illustrations prices realized list stapled to title page.

Inventory #: 7920
Price: $ 20.00       




European Ceramics. New York Sotheby Parke Bernet: November 3, 1979. Ceramics from the collections of Millie W. Gardner, Dorothy T. Harrison, Priscilla Alden Bartlett Henderson, Augusta Root Howes, Sophia Landesberg, Polly Annenberg, Margaret Von Kossler, Charles D. Webster, Stanley S. Wohl, and others. Softcover. 8.5"x9.5", about 80 pages, 448 lots b/w illustrations prices realised sheet stapled to title page light wear.

Inventory #: 8507
Price: $ 15.00       




Figurliche Keramik aus Zwei Jahrtausenden. Frankfurt Museum fur Kunsthandwerk: 1963. Two millennia of ceramic figures from both Europe and the Orient, though the majority, unsurprisingly, is 18th century European, and includes all the Usual Suspects, factory-wise. Softcover. 8"x10.5", 147 pages, black & white illustrations and several color plates. Cover wear.

Inventory #: 35196
Price: $ 40.00       




Fine English Porcelain and Delftware. London Christie's: October 9, 1967. Ceramics from the collections of W.L. Little, the Dowager Countess of Lauderdale, the Countess of Leicester, Lady Gascoigne, Lt.Col. J.C. Dundas and others. Softcover. 6"x9.5", 47 pages, plus 11 b/w plates 178 lots prices realised sheet stapled inside the front cover a nice copy.

Inventory #: 8514
Price: $ 15.00       




Fine English Porcelain. London Christie's: October 28, 1966. Ceramics from the collections of the Marquis of Headfort, Christopher Blackett, A.E. Pyne, T. Ben Williams, Nancy Lancaster, S.A. Watson, Mrs. Toke-Nichols, and others. Softcover. 6"x9.5", 44 pages, plus 4 b/w plates 177 lots prices realised sheet stapled inside the front cover a nice copy.

Inventory #: 8517
Price: $ 15.00       




Fine English Pottery and Porcelain. London Christie's: May 8, 1967. Ceramics from the collections of Mrs. Maxwel Macdonald, Alice Sugden, the Earl of Feversham, Mrs. A.M. Burr, Mrs. V.J. Bennett and others. Softcover. 6"x9.5", 40 pages plus 6 b/w plates 170 lots prices realised sheet stapled inside the front cover badly water wrinkled a little adhesion damage to a few plates.

Inventory #: 8516
Price: $ 15.00       




Fine English Pottery and Porcelain. London Christie's: December 4, 1967. Ceramics from the collections of Algernon Heber-Percy, W. Gifford Wyllie, Walter E. Mills, Rex Beaumont, the Lady Moyra Loyd, K.G. Rigden, Col. M.C. Harrison, and others. Softcover. 6"x9.5", 39 pages plus 9 b/w plates 168 lots prices realised list stapled inside the front cover a nice copy.

Inventory #: 8520
Price: $ 15.00       




Fine English Pottery and Porcelain. London Christie's: May 13, 1968. Ceramics from the collections of R. Marshall Brooks, Hugh J. Montgomery, Andrew Bowring, Mrs. John Hamilton, Robin Fender, Mrs. Douglas Adams, E.M. Read, F.H.A. Jahn, Alfred J. Pope and others. Softcover. 6"x9.5", 42 pages plus 6 b/w plates 164 lots prices realised sheet stapled inside the front covers a nice copy.

Inventory #: 8522
Price: $ 15.00       




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