LOUÇA DE VIANA: NA EPOCA AUREA DA FAIANÇA PORTUGUESA
Place Published: (Portugal)
Publisher: Livros Horizonte
Date Published: 2003
Book Id: 72737
ind., b/w and color plates, maps, tbls., illus., bio.s., glos., bibl., color pict. endpapers, boards
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.