New Handbook of British Pottery & Porcelain Marks
Geoffrey Godden's Handbook is the standard pocket reference for amateurs and professionals alike -- the authoritative guide to identifying British ... Show synopsis Geoffrey Godden's Handbook is the standard pocket reference for amateurs and professionals alike -- the authoritative guide to identifying British ceramics. Continuously in print since 1968, it has now been thoroughly revised, updated, and expanded to incorporate the latest research on historic porcelain manufacturers and potters. The main section covers the principal firms: the marks used by each firm, their address, working period, and the dates of each mark. In addition, the Handbook records over 700 combinations of initials known to have been used by the listed potters, including their working periods, and full details on 900 Staffordshire potters. A new listing of pattern and shape registrations from 1842 to 1883 has been added, along with guidance on the collectibility of the main types. Anyone interested in British ceramics will find this new edition invaluable -- compact, handy, and packed with the latest essential information. Geoffrey Godden is the leading authority on British ceramics.