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The art of the potter; a book for the collector and connoisseur,

Author: W B Honey
Publisher: London, Faber and Faber [1946]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The principal part of this book is devoted to the illustration and description of some two hundred masterpieces of ceramic art, chosen to display the widest possible range of excellence ... I have added three chapters on particular subjects, chosen to display this diversity in its extremest form"--Preface.
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Honey, W.B. (William Bowyer), 1889-1956.
Art of the potter.
London, Faber and Faber [1946]
(OCoLC)767560373
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: W B Honey
OCLC Number: 1295922
Notes: "First published in Mcmxlvi."
Description: xvi, 111 pages 160 plates on 80 leaves 26 cm
Contents: Introduction : the collector and the community --
Notes on the technique and aesthetics of pottery: materials and processes; form; incised, slip and other decoration in clay; painting; figure-modelling; a note on pottery colour --
Three types of excellence in pottery: Corean wares of the Yi Dynasty; the beginnings of porcelain in Europe; modern English pottery and porcelain.
Responsibility: by W.B. Honey ...

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"The principal part of this book is devoted to the illustration and description of some two hundred masterpieces of ceramic art, chosen to display the widest possible range of excellence ... I have added three chapters on particular subjects, chosen to display this diversity in its extremest form"--Preface.

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