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    Art Deco Ceramics (Shire Library) (Paperback) By (author) Greg Stevenson

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    DescriptionAn explosion of new ceramic design in the late 1920s and early 1930s introduced vibrant colours and dramatic angular shapes to the breakfast tables of Britain and the world. Never before or since has there been such diversity in British ceramics, as hundreds of manufacturers produced exciting new designs that embodied their enthusiasm for the 'bright new' age and continental modernism. Displaying an angular tea-set or a dinner service enamelled in a brilliant geometric pattern became proof that the owner was participating in the 'modern way' of living. Bay windows from John O'Groats to Land's End proudly exhibited the brightly coloured designs and impractical but glamourous ceramics from manufacturers such as Shelley, Wilkinson's, Wade Heath and Myott. This book also includes: information on how to identify and date ceramics at a glance; all the major designers including Clarice Cliff, Susie Cooper and Charlotte Rhead; contectual information on how ceramics were displayed in the home.


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    Title
    Art Deco Ceramics
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Greg Stevenson
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 40
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 3 mm
    Weight: 100 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780747803782
    ISBN 10: 0747803781
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: CRA
    LC subject heading: , ,
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: WF
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: AFK, WFS
    LC classification: NK
    B&T General Subject: 120
    Ingram Subject Code: AO
    Libri: I-AO
    Abridged Dewey: 738
    DC22: 738
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24260
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: CRA028000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: ANT035000
    DC21: 738.094109042
    Thema V1.0: WFS
    Illustrations note
    35 colour illustrations, 25 b&w illustrations
    Publisher
    SHIRE PUBLICATIONS LTD
    Imprint name
    SHIRE PUBLICATIONS LTD
    Publication date
    04 March 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Buckinghamshire
    Author Information
    Dr Greg Stevenson wrote his PhD thesis on 'British Ceramics 1927-37' and has lectured and published widely on the subject. The author of the popular Shire title 'The 1930s Home', Greg works as a freelance consultant on period restoration and lectures at the University of Wales, Lampeter.
    Table of contents
    Art Deco and its emergence in the British ceramic industry Clarice Cliff Susie Cooper Charlotte Rhead Wedgwood Crown Devon and Carlton Ware Shelley Other manufacturers Further reading Places to visit Collectors' Clubs Index