Colorful and charming French enameled metal cookware from the mid-1800s to the late 1950s is showcased in this beautiful new book. Over 400 color photos present coffee pots, teapots, pitchers, creamers, spice and canister sets, utensil racks, salt boxes, match boxes, buckets, and more. Originally designed for functional use, these lovely items are viewed now as artistic creations. Valuable information on decorative designs, age, and tips for buying are provided. Current values are included in the captions. You will surely be seduced by the many floral decorations and the bright colors will accent your interior spaces. It won't be long before you, too, form a collection.
Originally from Belgium, Yves Moureau has worked as a consultant in exhibition management and as an antiques dealer. Elyan Reboul was born in the south of France. Having collaborated for ten years as antiques dealers, they now operate "The French Corner" in San Diego, specializing in French enameled ware.