Over 500 beautiful color photographs and an informative, succinct text provide a sweeping overview of stunning modern tableware designs. This book presents manufacturers both familiar and less known that revolutionized dining in the mid-twentieth century. Among the pottery firms whose wares are presented are Red Wing, Roseville, Royal China, Salem China, Stangl, Steubenville, Universal, Vernon Kilns, Winart Pottery, and Winfield China. A great deal of new information about the wares displayed may be found within these pages. Additionally, useful information concerning pricing and condition of ceramics is included, along with an extensive bibliography and index. Values may be found in the captions. While this book stands alone, it is also a companion volume to Mid-Century Modern Dinnerware, A Pictorial Guide: Ak-Sar-Ben to Paden City Pottery. This volume will be a valued addition to anyone entranced by fine ceramic design.
About the Author
Michael Pratt has been collecting mid-century modern ceramics for many years. This is his third volume on the subject with Schiffer Publishing.