Tulip-Ware of the Pennsylvania German Potters: An Historical Sketch of the Art of Slip-Decoration in The United States

New York: Dover Publications, 1970. Softcover. Greenish ill. wraps. 233 pp. 94 bw ills. VG-, wear to cover. Item #26816.1
ISBN: 0486220532

Introduction by Henry Kauffman. A concise and exhaustive investigation into American slipware. Chapters address German Pennsylvanian settlement, their dialect and literature, European origins of slip-decorations, tools and processes, varieties, decorative subjects of the Pennsylvania German potters, earthenware utensils of the Pennsylvania Germans, slip potters of eastern Pennsylvania in the 18th and 19th century, gift pieces, unidentified slip-decorated ware found in Pennsylvania, inscriptions, and slip-decorations as practiced by American potters.

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