English and Irish Delftware, 1570-1840


Aileen Dawson

Regular price €50.00

British Museum Press, 2010
Hardback, 320 pages

An extremely well produced catalogue which presents 185 pieces from the British Museum's magnificent collection of English and Irish Delftware. They include a wide array of domestic crockery, including bowls, plates, jugs, tankards, and vases, and are decorated with an interesting range of historical and orientalizing scenes. Each piece is photographed in full colour with with accompanying descriptions and explanations of the decoration, whilst an introduction surveys the delfware industry.