- Book Title: Eighteenth century English porcelain figures 1745 – 1795
- Author: Peter Bradshaw
- ISBN: 0902028839
- Publisher: Antique Collectors Club
- Year Published: 1981
- Our Normal Price: £44.00 GBP ($56.32 USD)
- 22% Discounted Price: £34.32 GBP ($43.93 USD)
- Description: Antique Collectors Club, 1981: black cloth hardcover with gilt lettering to front and spine: decorative dust jacket: approximately 8.25 x 11nches tall: decorative endpapers: 327 pages including index: illustrated in black and white and with 26 coloured plates. Synopsis: A comprehensive and in-depth study of English porcelain figures of the 18th century including the following contents: – Chapter 1: The Discovery and Development of Porcelain in the Orient and the Origins of the Ceramic Figure. Chapter 2: The Great Contribution Made by Meissen. Chapter 3: The French Influence on English Porcelain Modelling. Chapter 4: Other Art Forms That Influenced the English Porcelain Modellers. Chapter 5: The Discovery and Development of Soft Paste and Methods by Which English Models Were Constructed. Chapter 6: The Chelsea and Girl-in-a-Swing Manufacturers (part one – Historical survey and figures made prior to 1753. Part two – Chelsea figures made between 1752 and 1769. Part three – Girl-in-a-Swing figures 1749 – 1753) chapter 7: the Bow, or Stratford Langthorne, factory. Chapter 8: The Derby factories (Part one – historical survey and figures made prior to 1756. Part two – Derby figures, 1756 – 1795 with brief mention of the later models, 1796 – 1848. ) Chapter 9: The Longton Hall Factory. Chapter 10, The Plymouth and Bristol Factories of William Cookworthy and the Bristol Factory of Richard Champion. Chapter 11: Miscellaneous English Factories That Issued Porcelain Figures during the 18th Century. Chapter 12: The Decline of the English Porcelain Figure. Chapter 13: Reproductions, Fakes, Restoration and Collecting. Appendices A – T including marks on English porcelain figures. Bibliography. Condition: upper edge of dust jacket slightly rubbed: overall very clean and good. Please note a heavy book -shipping surcharge will apply.
- Condition: See Above
- Dustcover: Yes
- Binding: Hardback
- Type: Used Books
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