British Studio Ceramics

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Crowood Press, 2002 - Art - 256 pages
This detailed and comprehensive survey charts the entire history of British studio ceramics from the emergence of modern ceramics from the Victorian factories around 1900 to the wide variety of extraordinary work being produced today. All the best-known potters such as Leach, Hamada, Cardew, Rie, and Coper are examined in depth in terms of their different areas of interest and influence. An extensive appendix gives information on 200 leading makers with their identifying marks and cross-references with a list of museums where their work can be seen. Lavishly illustrated throughout with some 250 color photographs, this is a book for the collector needing in-depth information or for those who just want an introduction to this important and beautiful work.

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Great Britain has been a leader in ceramics since medieval times, and this book chronicles the history, trends, and influences of the most prominent British studio potters since the late 1800s, when ... Read full review


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