American Painted Porcelain Collectors Identification

American Painted Porcelain Collectors Identification

American Painted Porcelain Collectors Identification

Collectors and dealers are only recently becoming aware of the history, beauty, and potential value of American painted porcelain. Unlike European porcelain, American porcelain can be readily acquired in all price ranges, allowing people with various budgets to collect these art treasures. Over 20,000 American artists decorated porcelain, yet American Painted Porcelain is the first reference guide on their work. This book, with over 200 full-color photos plus marks and signatures, will help you distinguish between European and American, mass-produced, decal-decorated, and hand-painted pieces. Simple identification method; establishes a dating system; gives tips on investing and how to build, catalog, and research a collection; gives a listing of historical homes, societies, and museums with significant American porcelain collections; includes a chronology and charts for easy referral. 1997 values. AUTHORBIO: Dorothy Kamm is an award-winning porcelain artist, author, and expert on hand-painted porcelain. She is a certified and registered artists and teacher by International Porcelain Artists and Teachers, Inc. She has been teaching the art of porcelain and painting for more than a decade. She is the author of American Painted Porcelain Collector's Identification and Value Guide, Comprehensive Guide to American Painted Porcelain, and Painted Porcelain...

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