The Techniques of Painted Attic Pottery
by Joseph Noble (London 1988)
Fully updated 1988 edition of Noble’s definitive work on the methods of the ancient Athenian potters and vase painters. Noble explains all major shapes and how each was formed by ancient potters. He then analyses the famous Greek glaze that has baffled scholars, and how colors and relief lines were created. Appendices explain dating and localization of Attic pottery; analyze the condition of objects, and give advice on how to restore/photograph them. 278 images, including 12 color. This is a must-have reference book for all collectors of ancient Greek pottery. Hardcover with dust jacket. New condition. Seen on the market for prices of $150++. Special limited copies available at our low, discounted price.