KOVELS’ AMERICAN ANTIQUES, 1750 TO 1900 KOVELS’ AMERICAN ANTIQUES, 1750 TO 1900—Ralph and Terry Kovel, America’s favorite antiques and collectibles experts, provide a fresh look inside 18th and 19th century American homes.
a result of German psychologists urging society to look at children as “real people.”
• Although many people believed that Massachusetts glass decorator Mary Gregory painted a special type of dark glass with white figures of children, she did not. She did decorate glass in other ways.
So grab a copy of KOVELS’ AMERICAN ANTIQUES, 1750 TO 1900 to find out which cigar box labels are considered popular collectibles, what purpose ABC plates served, how to wash your lusterware, and where Sumida Gawa pottery got its name. These facts, along with an abundance of others, will fill in the gaps for every kind of collector.
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Ralph and Terry Kovel are the authors of more than ninety books about collecting, including the best-selling Kovels’ Antiques & Collectibles Price List. In addition, they write a nationally syndicated newspaper column and a subscription-based newsletter. “Flea Market Finds with the Kovels” is their weekly television show on HGTV. They also maintain their own antiques and collectibles website, www.kovels.com. The Kovels live near Cleveland, Ohio.
KOVELS’ AMERICAN ANTIQUES, 1750 TO 1900
By Ralph and Terry Kovel
Random House Reference
$24.95, $34.95 CAN