Noritake for Europe (Schiffer Book for Collectors) (Hardcover)

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Description


This is the first book dedicated to ceramics exported to Europe by the venerable Noritake firm, established in Tokyo in 1876. Over 580 vibrant color photographs display the porcelain tablewares, tea, chocolate, and coffee sets, dressing table sets, and vases produced from 1891 to 1939. Decorative motifs displayed include nineteeenth century formal, Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau, and Art Deco designs. The text provides a company history, backstamp explanations, a glossary, and a comprehensive guide to collecting. Values are included in the captions in both U.S. dollars and English pounds.

About the Author


Pat Murphy collects and deals in pre-war Noritake. He is one of the founders of the Noritake Collector's Club and edits their quarterly newsletter.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780764313547
ISBN-10: 0764313541
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
Publication Date: September 5th, 2001
Pages: 192
Language: English
Series: Schiffer Book for Collectors

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