The books in this series provide a convenient and accessible introduction to subjects within the applied arts. Drawing examples from the world-famous collections at the Fitzwilliam Museum, they furnish the reader with a wide variety of information on many different types and forms and illustrate some of the most famous as well as the most unusual examples. A general introduction is followed by entries on sixty-four individual objects, each of which is illustrated in colour. Complete with glossaries and guides to further reading, these books will prove invaluable to all collectors and enthusiasts.
- Electronic book text
- 11 May 2012
- CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
- Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
- Cambridge, United Kingdom
Table of contents
Preface; Introduction; Glossary; 1. Jug; 2. Drinking pot; 3. Flagon; 4. Bottle; 5. Dish; 6. Jug; 7. Two-handed tyg; 8. Tulip charger; 9. 'Nobody'; 10. Dish; 11. Posset pot and salver; 12. Cistern; 13. Bottle; 14. Mug; 15. Jug; 16. Covered cup with four handles and a whistle; 17. Dish; 18. Six xhinoiserie tiles; 19. Punch bowl and cover; 20. Hunting mug; 21. Two-handed loving cup; 22. Milk jug and teapot; 23. Pew group; 24. Bear jug or jar; 25. Camel and monkey or squirrel teapots; 26. Jug; 27. Dish; 28. Teabowl, saucer and coffee pot; 29. Coffee pot; 30. Teapot; 31. Tureen; 32. Teapot; 33. Jug; 34. Centrepiece; 35. St George and the dragon; 36. Toby jug; 37. demosthenes; 38. Erasmus Darwin's portland vase copy; 39. Teapot; 40. Obelisk; 41. Dinner plate; 42. Garniture of five covered vases; 43. Jug; 44. Dish; 45. 'Perswaition'; 46. Vase and cover with pagoda finial; 47. Flask in the shape of a girl holding a dove; 48. The 'Bulrush' water jug; 49. Pot-lid; 50. Ewer and basin; 51. The Princess Royal and Prince Frederick William of Prussia; 52. Jug; 53. Giant teapot; 54. Flagon; 55. Tole picture; 56. Owl; 57. Hop jug; 58. Vase; 59. Dish; 60. Jug; 61. Dinner plate; 62. Pagoda-lidded bowl; 63. Vase; 64. Deep-sided bowl on a high foot.