This colorful text sheds new light on the beautiful majolica figures that have kept collectors entranced for years.
Over 475 color photographs illustrate the full range of figures, including majolica animals, toby jugs, tobacco jars, strikers, and advertising memorabilia.
The histories of all manufacturers of majolica figures are provided along with detailed ceramic and toby jug histories.
Possible sources of inspiration for majolica figures are explored.
Trademark qualities are contrasted between authentic figures and their more recent reproductions.
Values for the illustrated majolica figures are provided in the captions and a comprehensive bibliography round out this fascinating study.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 176 pages, 482 photos
- Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
- Publication Date: 05/02/1997
- Category: Non-graphic art forms
- ISBN: 9780764302145