Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Art Deco Ceramics by Andrew Casey

This book focuses on the art deco ceramics that were produced by the British pottery industry during the late twenties and early thirties. It covers all the important aspects of the popular style from its origins in France, its breakthrough in Britain and how the style took on during the early thirties. The background of art deco is examined and how it developed in France during the early part of the twentieth century: how European designers created new shapes and patterns and how these ideas eventually made their way into British design."Art Deco Ceramics in Britain" looks at the well-established factories such as Josiah Wedgwood and Sons Ltd and Minton who produced the top of the range wares for the upper classes and how they were forced, due to market forces, to produce art deco styled wares. At the same time the smaller factories were able to respond quickly to the art deco style, using hand painted decoration, which was an important feature of art deco patterning with the big names such as Clarice Cliff and Susie Cooper still being well known today. Also documented in the book are concise, yet comprehensive biographies of many smaller factories that are not so well known today. This listing provides an invaluable source for or ideas for new areas of collecting.

Buy Art Deco Ceramics by Andrew Casey from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781851495443
ISBN-10: 1851495444
Format: Hardback
(282mm x 233mm x 28mm)
Pages: 280
Imprint: ACC Art Books
Publisher: ACC Art Books
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - Art Deco Ceramics by Andrew Casey

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Art Deco Ceramics book by Andrew Casey 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


Books By Andrew Casey

Lucienne Day by Andrew Casey
Paperback, October 2013
$54.00
Clarice Cliff by Andrew Casey
Hardback, May 2010
$36.39
20th Century Ceramics by Andrew Casey
Hardback, February 2006
$38.69
Susie Cooper by Andrew Casey
Hardback, January 1999
$54.00