This Blessed Plot, This Earth

This beautifully designed and illustrated book celebrates the career of Jonathan Horne FSA, international authority on English pottery and for forty years a London dealer at the top of his field.
Publication date:
November 2010
Publisher :
Paul Holberton Publishing
Language:
English
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Hardback
ISBN : 9781907372094

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Overview
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This beautifully designed and illustrated book celebrates the career of Jonathan Horne FSA, international authority on English pottery and for forty years a London dealer at the top of his field.

With over thirty essays the book covers a broad range of subjects by specialists from around the world including curators, academics and archaeologists. Subjects include the first pottery in James Fort, America; shipping containers for Atlantic ceramic cargoes; Delftware exports to the West Indies; recent archaeological discoveries in London; an 18th-century duke's bill for creamware; delftware, stoneware and Jonathan's Coffee-House; the 16th-century Rheinland stone¬ware industry in England and William Greatbatch revisited.

Contributors include David Gaimster, Aileen Dawson, Timothy Wilson, Janine Skerry, Leslie Grigsby, Ivor Noël Hume, Gaye Blake Roberts, Jan Daniël van Dam, Jacqueline Pearce, Robin Hildyard and Michael Archer.

Encompassing a broad range of new research this book is a lasting tribute to Jonathan Horne's many services to English pottery, a subject to which his insight, warmth and scholarship has contributed so much.