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Description - European Ceramics by Robin Hildyard

The 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 Details

ISBN: 9781851772605
ISBN-10: 185177260X
Format: Paperback
(270mm x 215mm x 13mm)
Pages: 144
Imprint: V & A Publishing
Publisher: V & A Publishing
Publish Date: 31-Mar-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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