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Clarice Cliff for Collectors

Greg Slater

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The essential resource that all Clarice Cliff collectors must own

Overview

The ceramics produced by Clarice Cliff remain among the great collectibles of the twentieth century, with a rapidly growing international audience of collectors. Clarice Cliff for Collectors is a concise, accessible and practical reference for collectors of every level of experience who want to build, display and care for a collection of Clarice Cliff’s ceramics.

Written by a collector of unparalleled experience, and much more than a mere guide to patterns and shapes, this book inspires the reader to create original thematic displays, and shows how varied themes and the use of the ceramics around the home were at the heart of Clarice Cliff’s vision.

Beginning by exploring the world of Clarice Cliff, with key information on identifying her work, the book deals with building a collection, with over 500 pieces illustrated and identified, organized by type of ware and shape.

The book offers practical advice on, where to buy, storage and display, restoration, conservation, repair and how to catalogue a collection. It features reproductions of pattern book illustrations and the original sales material from the Wilkinson and Newport potteries, this convenient guide is an essential purchase for all lovers of Clarice Cliff ceramics and Art Deco design.

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'Concise and easy to understand information with invaluable advice on identifying genuine pieces'
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Specifications

Format: Flexibound PLC with flaps (no jacket)

Size: 23.9 x 16.7 cm

Extent: 240 pp

Publication date: 18 May 2009

ISBN: 9780500288191

Contents List

Part One: The World of Clarice Cliff • Part Two: Building a Collection Part Three: The Collector’s Resource

About the Author

Greg Slater is the editor of the online Clarice Cliff collector’s magazine, The Agora. He is the author of Comprehensively Clarice Cliff, also published by Thames & Hudson.