The Kovels’ strong emphasis on late 20th-century decorative arts— a rising market— will show you what treasures of great value are hiding in your own home.
Kovels’ American Collectibles, 1900–2000 is your expert guide to collecting and appreciating the ingenious, the well-designed and the everyday objects found in American homes in the 20th-century. From pottery to glass, furniture to clocks, textile to jewelry, toys, dolls, paper antiques and advertising (and much more), the topics covered are nearly endless. Get essential background: chapters on British, European and Asian objects that influenced American makers and designers.
By Ralph & Terry Kovel, ©2006
Paperback, 9 1/4 by 7 in., 472 pages
Over 400 color photographs, plus hundreds of identifying marks
Tips on care, bits of history, warnings of fakes
Extensive lists of designers and manufacturers, with locations, dates and marks
Furniture, pottery and porcelain, jewelry, silver and glass chapters
Bibliography and other sources for further information and more...
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