Knowles, Taylor & Knowles: American Bone China (Schiffer Book For Collectors)
Knowles, Taylor & Knowles: American Bone China (Schiffer Book for Collectors)
During the last quarter of the nineteenth century, American potters were struggling to produce quality ceramics to rival that of the English and French. Knowles, Taylor & Knowles took up the challenge, determined to produce a bone china that would be the pride of America. Highly regarded in its day, Knowles, Taylor & Knowles made Belleek Ware, Lotus Ware, and China Whiskey Jugs which are prized possessions among collectors today. Here is a book to inspire dealers and collectors alike. Valuable information concerning the identification of the various wares, the manufacturer's marks, decorative techniques, artists and the current values is included. Each phase of the company's production is illustrated in 245 color photographs.
About the Author
Timothy James Kearns, an avid collector of Knowles, Taylor & Knowles, lives in the suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio with his wife and four children. He divides his time between his career on the police force, his family, and his next K.T.K. purchase.