The American Ceramic Circle is pleased to announce a book award in 2013 for the 2012 book that best qualifies as a standard reference work in the relevant ceramic field plus demonstrates new levels of interpretation. The prize is $500.00.
Please send information about books that qualify to Shirley M. Mueller, chair of the committee, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maurice Hillis’ treatise on Liverpool Porcelain 1756-1804 was the winner for 2011. The RA Collection of Chinese Ceramics: A Collector’s Vision by Maria Antonia Pinto de Matos received honorable mention.
Finalists in 2011 included Aesthetic Ambitions: Edward Lycett and Brooklyn’s Faience Manufacturing Company by Barbara Veith, Famille Verte by Christian Jorg, the exhibition catalog The Revival of Italian Maiolica: Ginori and Cantagalli, and Rörstrand Art Nouveau Porcelain from Sweden by Bengt Nyström.
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