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Decorative American pottery & whiteware : identification and value guide
Wilby, Jeanie Klamm.
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Publication Information:
Paducah, Ky. : Collector Books, [2004]

Physical Description:
287 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 29 cm
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NK4005 .W47 2004 Adult Non-Fiction Open Shelf

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American pottery is one of the fastest growing categories of the collecting world. This beautifully illustrated guide to collecting decorative American pottery and whiteware features more than 600 examples of gorgeous decorative wares produced around the turn of the century and identifies over 60 American potteries. In addition to current collector values, author Jeanie Klamm Wilby gives tips on how to begin a collection and clean stained china. This book will appeal to the novice as well as the experienced collector and is sure to become an invaluable resource for years to come. 2004 values.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgementsp. 4
Introductionp. 5
Why Americanp. 6
Understanding Potteryp. 7
American Potteriesp. 8
Marksp. 10
Decoratingp. 11
Defining the Collectionp. 14
Care and Cleaningp. 16
The Collection: Akron China Co.p. 19
American China Co.p. 19
Anchor Pottery Co.p. 23
Edwin Bennett Pottery Co.p. 25
William Brunt Pottery Co.p. 26
Buffalo Potteryp. 29
Burford Brothers Pottery Co.p. 31
Burroughs & Mountford Co.p. 32
Carrollton Pottery Co.p. 32
Cartwright Brothersp. 35
Chesapeake Potteryp. 35
Colonial Pottery Co.p. 37
Columbian Art Pottery Co.p. 40
Cook Pottery Co.p. 42
Crescent China Co.p. 43
Crescent China Kp. 45
Crooksville China Co.p. 46
Dresden Potteryp. 49
East End China Cop. 67
East Liverpool Potteries Cop. 69
East Liverpool Pottery Co.p. 70
East Palestine Pottery Co.p. 71
Empire Potteryp. 72
Ford China Co.p. 73
French China Co.p. 73
George, W.S. Potteryp. 85
Globe Pottery Co.p. 86
Goodwin Pottery Co.p. 88
Harker Pottery Co.p. 99
Imperial Chinap. 102
International Pottery Co.p. 106
Knowles, Edwin M. Co.p. 107
Knowles, Taylor & Knowles Co.p. 109
Laughlin, Homer China Co.p. 127
Lebeau Porcelainep. 133
Limoges China Co.p. 134
McNicol, D. E. Pottery Co.p. 150
McNicol-Smith Co.p. 162
Mercer Pottery Co.p. 163
National China Co.p. 164
Ohio China Co.p. 166
Oliver China Co.p. 177
Onondaga Pottery Co.p. 178
Owen, Edward J. China Co.p. 179
Pope-Gosser China Co.p. 185
Saxon China Co.p. 195
Sebring Pottery Co.p. 199
Sevres China Co.p. 205
Shenango China Co.p. 218
Smith-Phillips China Co.p. 219
Sterling Chinap. 221
Steubenville Pottery Co.p. 234
Taylor, Smith & Taylor Co.p. 247
Thompson, C.C. Pottery Co.p. 256
Trenle China Co.p. 258
United States Pottery Co.p. 259
Warner-Keffer China Co.p. 261
Warwick China Co.p. 262
Wellsville China Co.p. 267
Wheeling Pottery Co.p. 270
Wick China Co.p. 279
Willets Manufacturing Co.p. 280
Wyllie, H.R. China Co.p. 281
Confusing Marksp. 283
The Plate is Grazing And Other Questionable Descriptionsp. 284
Bibliographyp. 285
About The Authorp. 286