French Nevers Faience (1585 – 1900), volumes 3+4. French Nevers Faience (1585 – 1900), volumes 3+4 The era of manufactures. This box of 2 books with 634 color pages contains some 1000 great color illustrations presents the French Nevers Faience. From the end of the 16th century until the beginning of the 17th century, Nevers is the largest French pottery center. At the 17th century, during its golden age, the Nevers faience created an incredible diversity of decorations that you may discover today traversing the museums in the world. The four centuries of production in Nevers are the subject of this complete publication in 4 volumes. 3 Contents (The 18th century, the era of manufactures). The decorative styles of the 18th century: history and evolution. Economic growth and the end of the domination of Nevers Degeneration of the styles of the eighteenth century and new ornamental decorations (1700 – Ca 1740). The industry is to conquer the polychrome renewal of the decors (1740 – 1762). The triumph of the industry: the peak of polychrome (1763 – 1785). The end of an era (1786 – 1800). 4 Contents (The 19th century, alliances, decline and revival). Attempts to adapt: the stencil (1818 – 1847). The inevitable decline (1848 – 1862). Renewal (1863 – 1900). The French texts are written by Jean Rosen. Printed in 2011, these books are NEW and are 9 inches x 12 inches (23 cm x 30 cm) with box and are over 10 pounds. All books are carefully packed in a safe protective packaging. 100% GUARANTEE means that we stand behind our description. If an item does not meet with your satisfaction for any reason, you may return us within 30 days at reception. The item “French Nevers Faience (1585 1900), volumes 3+4″ is in sale since Friday, April 5, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Decorative Arts\Ceramics & Porcelain\Other Antique Ceramics”. The seller is “libertys-fr” and is located in Bry sur Marne. This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, all countries in Europe, all countries in continental Asia, Australia.