This comprehensive book will soon establish itself as the standard work on the subject. The Irish delftware industry is covered in its entirety, from its beginnings in 1697 through its initial success, subsequent difficulties, and renewed fortunes in the 18th century. The author presents up-to-date research with new attributions, recent archeological investigations, and additional information concerning some of the smaller Irish factories.a#39;Large Flowera#39; patterns (Figs. 78 - 79). Two of the excavated bowls are painted with an unusually large flower-head, flanked by buds and leaves, and interspersed with small dots of blue. (Figs. 78, 79). One bears the paintera#39;s number a#39;5a#39;, theanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Jonathan Horne - 2000|