Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Get Latest Book News + FREE Shipping. Subscribe to the Boomerang Books Bulletin eNewsletter right now!

Description - Tiled Furniture by Hans van Lemmen

At the Great Exhibition of 1851, English manufacturers showed furniture in which ceramic plaques painted at the Worcester factory were used. As tiles became more readily available, pictorial and patterned tiles were used as decoration and protection on a range of items throughout the house, from bedroom wash-stands to hall-stands, tile screens, pot-stands and flower boxes. The author describes and illustrates the variety of material used in conjunction with tiles, the range of prevailing styles, from Gothic to Anglo-Japanese, with which they were combined, the furniture manufacturers producing tiled pieces, and the tilemakers themselves.

Buy Tiled Furniture by Hans van Lemmen from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780747800460
ISBN-10: 0747800464
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 149mm x 3mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Nov-1989
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - Tiled Furniture by Hans van Lemmen

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Tiled Furniture book by Hans van Lemmen and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review


Author Biography - Hans van Lemmen

Hans van Lemmen was born in Holland and studied at the Utrecht College of Art. His interest in tiles grew out of a study of Dutch and English architectural decoration. He is founder member and presently chairman of the British Tiles and Architectural Ceramics Society.

Books By Hans van Lemmen

5000 Years of Tiles by Hans van Lemmen
Paperback / softback, October 2013
$69.59
Art Deco Tiles by Hans van Lemmen
Paperback, September 2012
$15.25
Art Nouveau Tiles by Hans van Lemmen
Paperback, August 2008
$15.29
Coade Stone by Hans van Lemmen
Paperback, February 2006
$11.69