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Deruta: A Tradition of Italian Ceramics


  


 : Deruta: A Tradition of Italian Ceramics
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Binding: Hardcover
Brand: Brand: Chronicle Books
EAN: 9780811817943
Edition: First Edition
Feature: Used Book in Good Condition
ISBN: 9780811817943
Item Dimensions: 100100250100
Label: Chronicle Books
Languages: EnglishPublishedEnglishOriginal LanguageEnglishUnknown
Manufacturer: Chronicle Books
Manufacturer Maximum Age: 1188 months
Manufacturer Minimum Age: 156 months
Number Of Items: 1
Number Of Pages: 168
Publication Date: September 01, 1998
Publisher: Chronicle Books
Studio: Chronicle Books

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The world can never get enough of wonderful Italy and all things Italian. The famed ceramics of Deruta are certainly no exception. The first comprehensive book to celebrate the design and evolution of this extraordinary art form, Deruta is exquisitely illustrated with over 150 colorful photographs of coveted "majolica." The author and photographers, working with Melanie Doherty, who was a designer in Italy for several years, dramatically portray the splendors of this living tradition. We see the finest examples of Deruta tableware and tilework as well as garden decorations, fa?ades, altars, and architectural details. While some pieces are highly collectible, others are inexpensive and perfect for everyday use. Deruta also includes profiles of the artisans' studios and a gallery of their work, as well as evocative black-and-white photos of the hill town they call home. With a history of the craftan artistic heritage more than six centuries oldthis singular volume is a musthave for collectors and for anyone inspired by Deruta ceramics, decorative art pieces that evoke the spirit of the Italian countryside.





 



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