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Collecting Oyster Plates (Schiffer Book for Collectors)

Snyder, Jeffrey B.

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ISBN 10: 0764314815 / ISBN 13: 9780764314810
Published by Schiffer Pub Ltd
New Condition: New Soft cover
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Oyster plates produced in porcelain, majolica, faence, English ironstone, and French stoneware are displayed in over 475 color photographs, along with oyster platters and servers. Plates dating from the mid-nineteenth through the late-twentieth century are displayed. Company histories and current values are included. Num Pages: 160 pages, 478 color photos. BIC Classification: WCN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 279 x 220 x 12. Weight in Grams: 768. . 2007. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780764314810

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Title: Collecting Oyster Plates (Schiffer Book for ...

Publisher: Schiffer Pub Ltd

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:New

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Oyster plates, platters, and servers produced in porcelain, majolica, faience, English ironstone, and French stoneware are displayed in over 475 beautiful color photographs. Ranging from the elegant to the everyday, these plates date from the mid-nineteenth through the late-twentieth century. The informative and interesting text includes histories of the major oyster plate manufacturers (including Minton, Wedgwood, Haviland, and the Quimper potteries, among others) whose wears are on display. Also included are an examination of manufacturer's marks, a discussion of the ceramic and glass oyster plate forms and decoration, current market values in the captions, an extensive bibliography, and an index.

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Jeffrey B. Snyder is an experienced writer, editor, and public speaker. He has discussed antiques on radio and television alike. He has appeared several times on Martha Stewart Living and was recently seen on WHYY TV's PBS special Philadelphia: Workshop of the World

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