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This is a second-hand hardcover book

Condition: The dust jacket has surface rubbing, and fading. There is age spotting to the edges of the compressed pages, and to the first and last 2 pages. The rest of the book has no faults. The pages are clean and bright.

Dimensions: 221 x 288 mm
Pages: 166
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 1985 1st edition


Pottery in New Zealand: Commercial & Collectable
By Gail Lambert

Contains 17 pages of NZ pottery marks

Anyone with an interest in pioneering skills and their development into a modern creative industry will find this book a fascinating story of endeavour.

Readers with a collector's interest in early ceramics - and there is a growing collectors' market for early New Zealand wares - will find this an invaluable resource for identifying their finds, be they pickle jars, teapots or ducks flying up a wall.

Drawing largely on oral accounts of this time of determination, initiative and drive, the author has rescued from oblivion not only examples of most of these early wares, but also the stories of the men who shaped them. Men such as the fabled Jimmy Johnston, a bigware' thrower in the English tradition whose techniques were so closely guarded that few ever witnessed him actually working at the wheel. Or Thomas Lovatt, whose flair for design and glazing made him instrumental in the re-establishment of domestic pottery production in this century. And more recently still, the ebullient Tom Clark, at the helm of Crown Lynn who led the drive into mechanical innovation and overseas trade.


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