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This definitive work of 416 pages contains 78 comprehensive chapters on pottery companies from all over Australia from European settlement to the closure of each pottery. It includes over 800 photographs of pottery pieces in colour, most identified by over 300 potter’s marks, together with over 100 original b&w photographs, showing the interior and exterior of many potteries, exhibition displays which include over 900 pottery pieces and portraits of the potters. Those who collect Australian pottery will find this an invaluable resource for identifying their pieces. The book also includes 66 pages of original catalogues and price lists, many illustrated, along with numerous old advertisements. The book contains a large glossary of terms, a compressive Bibliography and index. It is a landmark publication documenting the National Museum of Australian Pottery collection along with many pieces from private, state and national collections.
Author: Geoff Ford
Publisher: Salt Glass Press
Published Date: December 1995