Arts / Art- History / Worcester porcelain. The Klepser Collection by Simon Spero Simon Spero Minneapolis Institute of Arts/Lund Humphries Publishers 1984, first edition: blue cloth hardcover with gilt lettering to spine and front: decorative dustjacket: approximately 8.75 x 10.5 inches tall: 224 pages including index: black and white and  colour photographic illustrations. Synopsis: An illustrated catalogue of  Worcester Porcelain collected between 1940 and 1965 by Kenneth Klepser. The 211 pieces, some of which were previously unrecorded, and all of which are illustrated in this volume, include a  wide range of shapes and patterns produced at the Worcester factory between 1751 and 1776. The catalogue is divided into  eight dated sections, each period  preceded by any introductory text, and each entry accompanied by a full description and commentary. An  appendix lists all  recorded, dated pieces of first-period Worcester; and  correspondence from Mr T. Leonard Crow, the  Cotswold antique dealer who supplied  approximately half the  the collection to Kenneth Klepser is included. Contents: Acknowledgements. Foreword by Henry Sandon. Preface by Simon Spero. List of colour plates. The 1750  1755 period (numbers 1  36). The 1755  1765 period (numbers 37  63). The 1765  1776 period (numbers 64  90). The Overglaze Coloured Grounds (numbers 91  111) The Blue Grounds (numbers 112  146). Outside Decoration (numbers 147  169) . Pencilled and Transfer- printed Decoration (numbers 170  193). Underglaze Blue Decoration (numbers  194  211). Appendix A:  Bristoll  Marked Pieces. Appendix B: Problems in Dating Worcester Porcelain. Introduction to the Crow Letters. Edited Extracts from the Crow Letters .  Selected bibliography. Glossary. General index. Index of patterns. Condition: small repair to dustjacket lower spine: very clean, firm and good overall. Please note: a heavy book- shipping surcharge will apply. used books
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  • Book Title: Worcester porcelain. The Klepser Collection
  • Author: Simon Spero
  • ISBN: 0853314861
  • Publisher: Lund Humphries
  • Year Published: 1984
  • Our Normal Price: £33.00 GBP ($44.55 USD)
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  • Description: Minneapolis Institute of Arts/Lund Humphries Publishers 1984, first edition: blue cloth hardcover with gilt lettering to spine and front: decorative dustjacket: approximately 8.75 x 10.5 inches tall: 224 pages including index: black and white and colour photographic illustrations. Synopsis: An illustrated catalogue of Worcester Porcelain collected between 1940 and 1965 by Kenneth Klepser. The 211 pieces, some of which were previously unrecorded, and all of which are illustrated in this volume, include a wide range of shapes and patterns produced at the Worcester factory between 1751 and 1776. The catalogue is divided into eight dated sections, each period preceded by any introductory text, and each entry accompanied by a full description and commentary. An appendix lists all recorded, dated pieces of first-period Worcester; and correspondence from Mr T. Leonard Crow, the Cotswold antique dealer who supplied approximately half the the collection to Kenneth Klepser is included. Contents: Acknowledgements. Foreword by Henry Sandon. Preface by Simon Spero. List of colour plates. The 1750 1755 period (numbers 1 36). The 1755 1765 period (numbers 37 63). The 1765 1776 period (numbers 64 90). The Overglaze Coloured Grounds (numbers 91 111) The Blue Grounds (numbers 112 146). Outside Decoration (numbers 147 169) . Pencilled and Transfer- printed Decoration (numbers 170 193). Underglaze Blue Decoration (numbers 194 211). Appendix A: Bristoll Marked Pieces. Appendix B: Problems in Dating Worcester Porcelain. Introduction to the Crow Letters. Edited Extracts from the Crow Letters . Selected bibliography. Glossary. General index. Index of patterns. Condition: small repair to dustjacket lower spine: very clean, firm and good overall. Please note: a heavy book- shipping surcharge will apply.
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