(Portugal): Livros Horizonte, 2003. ind., b/w and color plates, maps, tbls., illus., bio.s., glos., bibl., color pict. endpapers, boards. Item #72737
The author presents a history of the technical and artistic evolution in the manufacture of ceramic and tableware (dishes, cups, jars, figurines, candle holders, etc.) in Viana, Portugal since the 18th century, by studying selected pieces of the collection of the Municipal Museum of Viana do Castelo. Includes biographies of Antonio Pedro and Alvaro Rocha, manufacturer's marks and a glossary of ceramic related terms.