Victorian China Fairings

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Fairings are small china ornaments depicting a scene or tableau, usually with a caption, making a social, political or humorous comment on English life. They were produced in Germany between about 1850 and 1914 and sold as souvenirs at the popular English fairs of the day. This comprehensive guide presents fairings arranged alphabetically by their captions, with over 400 colour photographs and guide prices, and provides notes on collecting, including advice on how to spot fakes.

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Victorian China Fairings

Victorian China Fairings

The Collector's Guide

ACC2003

Hardback176pp Illustrated275x215mm

9781851494460     Product Code: 211055

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Fairings are small china ornaments depicting a scene or tableau, usually with a caption, making a social, political or humorous comment on English life. They were produced in Germany between about 1850 and 1914 and sold as souvenirs at the popular English fairs of the day. This comprehensive guide presents fairings arranged alphabetically by their captions, with over 400 colour photographs and guide prices, and provides notes on collecting, including advice on how to spot fakes.

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