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American Art Tiles: Region 6 Southern California by Norman Karlson

American Art Tiles: Region 6 Southern California by Norman Karlson

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This is Volume 4 in what is an excellent 4 volume set of encyclopedias which deal exhaustively with American Art Pottery. The States this volume covers are shown below - please see our Table of Contents links for the specific companies covered in each state.

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Region 4: Southern California

--- John Kincaid, Collector Bookstore


This listing is for one book out of a four volume set. Volume 4, Region 6: Distinctive and brilliant Southern California art tiles are presented in over 1300 beautiful images from many companies including: Alhambra Kilns, American Encaustic, Brayton Laguna, California Clay Products, D. & M. Tile, Frederick Hurten Rhead, Gladding McBean, Malibu, Pacific Clay Products, Pomona, Robertson, Sascha Brastoff, Tropico, and Western Art Tile.

Over 4500 images appear in this beautiful and comprehensive, four-volume set. This massive compilation reveals the great diversity and intrinsic beauty of art tiles produced across the length and breadth of the United States from the late nineteenth through the twentieth centuries. Tile installations of great beauty include panels, individual tiles, and inserts adorning building facades, interiors, furniture, and garden ornaments. These volumes explore the wildly varying themes and distinctive art styles of six regions of the nation. Among the 161 companies represented are A. E. Hull, American Encaustic, Brayton Laguna, California Art Tile, Catalina Pottery, Flint Faience, Gladding McBean, Grueby, Marblehead, Newcomb, Niloak, Pacific Clay Products, Rookwood, Saturday Evening Girls, and Weller. The text includes tile identification as well as valuable advice on collecting art tiles, a glossary, an index, and bibliography. This set is an essential reference for all who are fascinated with the ceramic arts.

This volume includes 1370 color and b/w photos

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  • The Encyclopedia of American Art Tiles: Region 6 Southern California

    Norman Karlson


  • Binding: Hard Cover with dust jacket

    Copyright: 2005

    Pages: 303

    Size: 8.88 x 11.38 in

    Condition: New

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