Dish: 813 Colorful, Wonderful Dinner Plates

by Shax Riegler

Artisan Press | September 10, 2013 | Hardcover

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Dishes is the dish obsessive''s dream come true-a definitive guide to the colorful, wonderful dinner plate, with hundreds of patterns organized thematically and annotated with historical details and charming anecdotes that span centuries and continents. The book is chock-full of everything a dish lover could hope for, including more than 600 of history''s most stunning plates; profiles of iconic manufacturers like Wedgwood, Spode, and Homer Laughlin; patterns by world-famous artists and designers, from Frank Lloyd Wright to Vera Wang; and so much more. This chunky, intensely satisfying little package makes the perfect gift for antiques collectors, decorators, brides-to-be, hostesses, and anyone else who finds tableware addictingly irresistible.

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 304 pages, 10.31 × 10.31 × 0.88 in

Published: September 10, 2013

Publisher: Artisan Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1579654126

ISBN - 13: 9781579654122

Found in: Home and Garden

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Dish: 813 Colorful, Wonderful Dinner Plates

by Shax Riegler

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions: 304 pages, 10.31 × 10.31 × 0.88 in

Published: September 10, 2013

Publisher: Artisan Press

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1579654126

ISBN - 13: 9781579654122

About the Book

As every great hostess knows, the right dinner plates bring design, color, and drama to the table and elevate an ordinary meal into something special. "Dish" is a visual celebration of these everyday pieces of art that have been the objects of desire of kings, queens, brides, chefs, and hostesses for centuries. 280 pp. 17,5000 print.

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Dishes is the dish obsessive''s dream come true-a definitive guide to the colorful, wonderful dinner plate, with hundreds of patterns organized thematically and annotated with historical details and charming anecdotes that span centuries and continents. The book is chock-full of everything a dish lover could hope for, including more than 600 of history''s most stunning plates; profiles of iconic manufacturers like Wedgwood, Spode, and Homer Laughlin; patterns by world-famous artists and designers, from Frank Lloyd Wright to Vera Wang; and so much more. This chunky, intensely satisfying little package makes the perfect gift for antiques collectors, decorators, brides-to-be, hostesses, and anyone else who finds tableware addictingly irresistible.

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Shax Riegler is the executive editor of House Beautiful. He''s previously worked at House & Garden, Martha Stewart Living,Travel + Leisure, and Vogue. He is completing a PhD from the Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture.

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