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Haviland China : The Age of Elegance - TRAVIS NORA

Haviland China

The Age of Elegance

Hardcover Published: 14th May 2004
ISBN: 9780764320361
Number Of Pages: 192

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From breakfast, through dinner and beyond, Nora Travis shows in over 400 color photographs the beauty of Haviland China as it graced the dining table in the Age of Elegance and continues to do so today._x000D_A brief history of the Haviland family and their contribution to the American way of life is included, along with the production of Haviland china and its decoration._x000D_To enable the reader to identify patterns, many have been cataloged by Schleiger number, the current form of pattern identification used by most Haviland matchers. There are also descriptions of the many pieces and their proper usage for breakfast, luncheon, afternoon tea and a 15 course dinner._x000D_A listing of back marks and updated values are also included. AUTHOR: Nora Travis has been involved with Haviland China since 1989, when she purchased the Haviland Matching Service. She is a member of Haviland Collectors Internationale Foundation, and has lectured on Victorian dining with Haviland china to many groups and clubs. Nora resides in Orange County, California.

Acknowledgmentsp. 4
Forewordp. 5
Prefacep. 7
The Beginning of Haviland China
Genealogy of the Havilandsp. 8
David Haviland Creates a Legacyp. 9
Charles Edward Haviland and the Industrial Revolutionp. 10
Theodore Havilandp. 11
A New Company is Createdp. 13
Change of an Erap. 14
Charles Field Haviland and Robert Havilandp. 16
Johann Havilandp. 18
The Making of Haviland China
Whiteware: Glazed Undecorated White Porcelainp. 19
Decorative Warep. 22
Unusual and Collectible Haviland
Meadow Visitorp. 34
Feu de Fourp. 40
Cobalt and Red Decorative Piecesp. 42
Display and Portrait Piecesp. 48
Sandozp. 57
For Bed and Bathp. 58
Railroad Chinap. 64
Club/Hotel Ware, Advertising China and Smoking Accessoriesp. 66
Pottery, Stoneware and Porcelain Vasep. 70
Presidential Chinap. 75
Dining with Haviland China
European Influencep. 77
Haviland Comes to Americap. 78
Dining Customs in the "Age of Elegance"p. 79
Breakfastp. 80
Luncheonp. 86
Afternoon Teap. 91
Dinner Partiesp. 98
Accessory Pieces for the Table
Mayonnaise Dishesp. 148
Mustard Potsp. 149
Salt Cellarsp. 150
Butter Dishesp. 150
Beverage Containers
Punch, Lemonade and Winep. 152
Chocolate Potsp. 155
Coffee Potsp. 158
Tea Potsp. 160
Cream Pitchers and Sugar Bowlsp. 162
Cups and Saucersp. 167
Place Setting Pieces and Identification
The Basic Setp. 171
Hand Painted Chinap. 171
Locating a Patternp. 173
Jewel Tea Patternsp. 178
Bird Patternsp. 181
The New Age of Havilandp. 184
Haviland Blank and Decorator Marksp. 189
Bibliographyp. 191
Photo Indexp. 191
Index of Patternsp. 192
Table of Contents provided by Rittenhouse. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780764320361
ISBN-10: 076432036X
Series: Schiffer Book for Collectors
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 14th May 2004
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.9 x 21.6  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.23
Edition Number: 3

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