Clarice Cliff for Collectors

Clarice Cliff for Collectors

  1. Greg Slater
See Inside
  • ISBN 9780500288191
  • 23.90 x 16.70 cm
  • Flexibound PLC with flaps (no jacket)
  • 240pp
  • With over 500 colour illustrations
  • First published 2009
‘Concise and easy to understand information with invaluable advice on identifying genuine pieces’ – Antiques Info

The ceramics produced by Clarice Cliff remain among the great collectibles of the twentieth century, with a rapidly growing international audience of collectors.

Clarice Cliff for Collectors is a concise, accessible and practical reference for collectors of every level of experience who want to build, display and care for a collection of Clarice Cliff’s ceramics.

Written by a collector of unparalleled experience, and much more than a mere guide to patterns and shapes, this book inspires the reader to create original thematic displays, and shows how varied themes and the use of the ceramics around the home were at the heart of Clarice Cliff’s vision.

Beginning by exploring the world of Clarice Cliff, with key information on identifying her work, the book deals with building a collection, with over 500 pieces illustrated and identified, organized by type of ware and shape.

The final part of the book offers practical advice on
• Where to buy
• Storage and display
• Restoration
• Conservation
• Repair
• How to catalogue a collection

Featuring reproductions of pattern book illustrations and the original sales material from the Wilkinson and Newport potteries, this convenient guide is an essential purchase for all lovers of Clarice Cliff ceramics and Art Deco design.

Greg Slater is the editor of the magazine for Clarice Cliff collectors, The Agora. He is the author, in collaboration with Jonathan Brough, Neil Mitchell and Richard Ansell, of Comprehensively Clarice Cliff, also published by Thames & Hudson.