Cowan Pottery and the Cleveland School

By: Bassett, Mark T.; Naumann, Victoria

Price: $60.00

Quantity: 2 available

Book Condition: New


Atglen, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.: Schiffer Pub Ltd, 1997. New/New. Over 1120 photographs in color and b&w chronicle the pottery, the marks and the artists signatures. 371 pages, indexed, values. Text gives extensive information about the artists and their works.


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This detailed and fascinating text explores the twentieth century ceramic arts of R. Guy Cowan. Amply illustrated with over 1120 images in color and black and white, the book includes glaze and shape guides which assist the reader in identifying Cowan's pottery. Invaluable details are provided about Cowan's pottery and ceramic sculptural art, his professional history as a potter and a teacher, the various artists who worked closely with him and their pottery, the history of Cowan's potting firm, and his influence on the ceramic arts and upon Cleveland's artistic heritage. Additional information includes a study of Cowan's pottery marks and their dating, a 1929 price list of Cowan's pottery, museum holdings of interest to Cowan collectors, and a general price guide to Cowan pottery. An extensive bibliography and an index of proper names make the book invaluable for collectors and historians alike.

Title: Cowan Pottery and the Cleveland School

Author Name: Bassett, Mark T.; Naumann, Victoria

Categories: Antiques/Collecting, Book,

Publisher: Atglen, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., Schiffer Pub Ltd: 1997

ISBN Number: 0764302388

ISBN Number 13: 9780764302381

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New Jacket

Seller ID: 003123

Keywords: POTTERY AMERICAN ANTIQUES COLLECTIBLES CERAMICS