CHOICE Magazine, September 2002
treasury of information for the traditional potter, the student and collector of slipware and tin-glazed maiolica ware.
In this revised reprint of
her classic book, Mary Wondrausch examines the history of slipware,
narrating its development in many countries and discussing the
techniques and practicalities involved. As one of the leading
practitioners in the field, she writes with great enthusiasm and
knowledge about this most joyous and colorful of ceramic styles.
new edition features many more color images, as well as new pictures
not previously included. The story has been brought up to the present,
showing how the current generations of slipware artists are using this
Slipware has a long tradition of being used
for commemorative wares has played an important part in marking
historical events both for individuals and nations. This extra role
makes this book essential reading both for potters and for ceramic
collectors and historians alike. Mary Wondrausch on Slipware is a
valuable reference tool as well as a lively read.