Franciscan Dining Services: A Comprehensive Guide with Values

Franciscan dining services have graced table tops since 1930s. These colorful ceramics, pottted in both earthenware and china and in a wide array of varying patterns and shapes, have come to the attention of collectors in recent years. A wide range of patterns and forms are captured here in over 700 beautiful color photographs. Individual patterns are portrayed, along with five piece table settings and a variety of serving dishes. Museum pieces and advertising signs round out the presentation in this wide ranging text. A history of the Franciscan ware potteries is included, along with their manufacturers marks. A listing of the vessel forms available in each pattern and values is provided to complete this informative guide. , 750 color photos, 8 1/2" x 11", Price Guide/Index

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