Living With Limoges
by Debby DuBay
Hardcover - 256 pages; Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
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Whether the name Limoges brings to mind a region in France, the city of Limoges, or the factories that produce fine Limoges porcelain, a picture of romance, beauty, and fabulous artisans no doubt follows. This stunningly photographed book is dedicated to helping porcelain connoisseurs from the novice to the advanced learn how to identify, affordably collect, and decorate with hand-painted Limoges porcelain. Shown are vases, jardinieres, dinnerware, coffee and chocolate pots, cake plates, punch bowls, and more. This is the first Limoges collectors' book with dedicated sections on tea accoutrements, white and gold wedding band porcelain, and porcelain jewelry with hand-painted Limoges art. Going room by room, the author provides fabulous decorating ideas, from accessorizing with a single piece of Limoges to displaying an entire collection. Included are descriptions, measurements, values, history, collector hints, and a concise alphabetical mark guide. A truly inspirational book for collectors and designers alike.