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Mauchline Ware

Mauchline Ware


Napkin rings, inkwell, needle cases, pin cushions, photo frames, book marks, money boxes .......

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Article code: 5503

Mauchline Ware


 

256 pages
306 color and 50 b&w photos
Hard cover with dust jacket
28 x 21,50 cm
English

Little has previously been published about this highly collectable souvenir ware which was manufactured in Scotland between 1840 and 1939. Mauchline ware is now widely collected around the world and prices are on the increase. This much needed book on the subject documents the history and manufacture of the ware and catalogues the vast array of items which were produced in various shapes, sizes and finishes. Mauchline ware appeals to a wide span of collectors as the articles are linked to activities such as sewing, smoking, reading and writing. The important connection between Robert Burns, Scotland's national poet, and the town of Mauchline is also examined. The book also contains a chapter on care and maintenance.

* The most comprehensive book to be published on the subject of Mauchline Ware
* Profusely illustrated throughout with over 350 illustrations
* Contains a full list of product ranges, with a price guide
* Describes the process of manufacture and illustrates the variety of decoration applied to the ware