The furnaces of Caltagirone (Sicily) and Deruta (Tuscany) have produced pots that are worth their weight in gold today. These and their resplendent lusterware cousins of Manises and Valencia (Spain) are in demand on the collectors market. This book features hundreds of photos of authentic Maiolica from the high period and catalogs reproductions from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, giving readers the whole picture. Since the nineteenth century, Maiolica has been faked with a passion and nave collectors are easily ...

Mediterranean Maiolica 2011, Schiffer Publishing

ISBN-13: 9780764338410

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