The Goss And Crested China Story. November 2019. Nicholas Pine. [Book]

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Seller: Top-Rated Seller andyroo14 (7,129) 100%, Location: Rowland's Castle, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 264626560408 The Goss and Crested China Story. November 2019. Nicholas Pine. [Book] Learn about the first collectors and researchers and how the post-war heraldic market began. Find out about how ebay has changed the crested china market and how you can use this information to your advantage. You can discover.... Why someone throwing two pieces of Goss out into the Strand nearly 50 years ago was the start of the Goss revival. Why the first Goss shop was in a Managing Director?s office in London. Who was John Magee and what did he do to put Goss china on the map ? Who the first collectors and researchers were and how they corresponded with each other. Who were John Willis and Michael Willis-Fear and why were they so important. How the four collectors? clubs started, thrived and declined. How Nicholas Pine became interested in Goss and within a year, was the largest buyer. How Goss & Crested China Ltd started and quickly became the leading dealers. And.... How Lord Joseph Duveen, the greatest art dealer who ever lived, inspired Nicholas Pine.About all published books on the subject and how Nicholas Pine compiled and wrote his books.Read about Nicholas Pine's adventures in America visiting the American Goss family.How Nicholas Pine appeared on the Antiques Road Show pilot programme and why he was never asked to appear again.Learn about early, current, eccentric and celebrity collectors.How Nicholas Pine took a house in exchange for Goss china and how the collector spent the proceeds in six weeks with his firm before he even had time to sell the house!How Nicholas arranged for a friend to stay with a collector to help raise funds for a charity and at the end of the week the friend ran off with his wife!Read about when Nicholas Pine retired from the Goss business in 2001, he wrote an article for the Antiques Trade Gazette which enraged the antique business. Read about Nicholas Pine's guided tours of the potteries, how he tried to save the Goss factory and ovens and how the Goss museum was founded and its contents. Read letters from early collectors and interviews with a Goss factory employee and Adolphus Goss's vicar.Packed with colour and black and white illustrations, many depicting collecting in the early years. 196 pp 76 illustrations 234mm X 156mm hard back with colour jacket ISBN 1 85265 131 8 Condition: New, Sub-Type: Crested China, Material: Paper, Original/Reproduction: Brand New, Manufacturer/ Type: Milestone Publications, Year of Manufacture: 2019, Object Type: Book

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