By (author) Robin Hildyard
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European Ceramics by Robin Hildyard
Book DescriptionThe history of ceramics is extraordinarily diverse, ranging from crude clay utensils to highly decorative pieces of immense beauty and craftsmanship. Now with a new cover this classic V&A book draws on the Museum's extensive collection to trace the story of European ceramics from the end of the Middle Ages to the present day. Key developments, techniques, discoveries and styles - from earthenware, stoneware and tin-glaze to the invention of porcelain and the impact of industrialisation - are highlighted in this richly illustrated volume.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781851772605
(270mm x 215mm x 13mm)
Imprint: V & A Publishing
Publisher: V & A Publishing
Publish Date: 31-Mar-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Robin Hildyard
English Pottery, Hardback (June 2005)
Examines the range of wares produced in England in the 17th to 19th centuries. It covers the beginnings of Delftware through the rise of the Staffordshire potteries, to the decline of fine pottery brought about by mass production.
European Ceramics, Hardback (March 1999)
This fourth volume in the "Decorative Arts" series traces the story of European ceramics from the Middle Ages to the present day, highlighting key developments, techniques, discoveries and styles.
Joseph Kishere and the Mortlake Potteries, Hardback (January 1999)» View all books by Robin Hildyard
The definitive history of the small but important Mortlake Pottery established by Joseph Kishere in the late 18th century. It focuses on the working life of Kishere and his stoneware products.
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Author Biography - Robin Hildyard
Robin Hildyard was formerly a curator in the Ceramics & Glass department at the V&A and is a leading expert in English pottery and early English glass. He is also the author of English Pottery 1620-1840 (V&A 2005).
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