Synopses & Reviews
The 'studio pottery' movement of the twentieth century has been influential throughout the world. This book is the catalogue of the national collection of British studio pottery, which is held by the Victoria & Albert Museum in London and contains over 700 pieces dating from the beginnings of the movement to the 1980s. As well as being rich in masterpieces by such famous names as Bernard Leach, Hans Coper and Lucie Rie, it contains significant and representative works by nearly 200 potters of note. Organized in the form of a biographical dictionary, with a substantial introduction, this book is recognized as the definitive work on the British studio potters. It is a key sourcebook for all those working and designing in ceramics.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 286-287) and index.