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Mid-Century Modern Dinnerware Design

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The bold shapes and startling patterns on dinnerware of the late 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s are displayed in over 480 dazzling color photographs. Much of the best work of six leading pottery manufacturers, Ak-Sar-Ben Pottery, Denwar Ceramics, Iroquois China Company, Laurel Potteries of California, Royal China Company, and Stetson China Company, is shown and described in ...more
Hardcover, 240 pages
Published July 1st 2002 by Schiffer Publishing (first published June 28th 2002)
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Modbon
Oct 10, 2007 Modbon rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Collectors, decorators
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Absolutely the best introduction to mid-century modern dinnerware. Covers manufacturers, styles, designers, and prices (although a bit outdated now). Wonderful photography delights the eye and aids in identifying makers and styles. If you collect modern dishware from the 40s through the 60s, this is The Bible. The author also wrote two even more detailed volumes as follow-ups, if you can find them.

This is the must-have reference tool for collectors and would-be collectors.
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