About the Book
"Mother-in-the-Kitchen" is the name of a wide variety of functional ceramic pieces from the 1950s and 1960s, The attractive and charming figures of the series are highly prized by collectors who cherish their fusion of domesticity and devotion.
This book contains examples in excellent condition of all Mother-in-the-Kitchen figures as well as numerous variations. Each piece is displayed in multiple, large photographs with an explanation of defining characteristics as well as unusual features. Literary quotations serve to compliment the function of each piece that is presented.
Deborah Stahmer has been a dedicated collector of these Enesco pieces for many years and her collection serves as the basis of this comprehensive, insightful as well as entertaining study and value guide.