101 Ceramic Highlights; The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery
101 Ceramic Highlights profiles the ceramic collections at The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent, through 101 carefully selected entries. Introductory essays also explore how this unique and special collection has developed from its origins in the 19th century. Naturally, this attractive publication references the world’s largest collection of North Staffordshire pottery, but also features objects from all over the world, exploring more than 4000 years of international ceramic history. 101 Ceramic Highlights features more than 200 high-quality images and is the perfect gift or souvenir.
Here is what Spode History Blog says about the book: Every time I revisit the book I learn something new, whether leafing through the pages to look at the beautiful photographs by Matthew Coupe, or reading in more depth the fascinating history of the museum and how its collections came about. Miranda Goodby, Claire Blakey and Joseph Perry did a wonderful job selecting, researching and writing about just 101 objects from this remarkable and huge collection, giving a great snapshot of what stories it can tell... and tempting you to a visit to see the galleries.