Woodbridge, England: Antique Collectors' Club Ltd, 2001. Hardcover. Blue cloth with color illustrated glossy dustjacket. 391 pp., 420+ illustrations, most of them in color. VG/VG. Item #169100
Focuses on British ceramics designers of the 20th century, including major female designers such as Clarice Cliff and Susie Cooper. This guide also covers those on whom there is limited information, like Keith Murray and John Clappison. Contents as follows: Design in the 20th century ceramics industry : a brief outline -- Some glimpses of fairyland : Daisy Makeig-Jones (1881-1945) -- Tube-lined variations : Charlotte Rhead (1885-1947) -- The original bizarre girl : Clarice Cliff (1899-1972) -- The art deco designer : Truda Carter (1890-1958) -- Elegance with utility : Susie Cooper (1902-1995) -- Setting the new Shelley standard : Eric Slater (1902-1984) -- The handicraft designer : Millicent Taplin (1902-1980) -- The skill of the art director : Victor Skellern (1909-1966) -- Simplicity and sculpture : Keith Murray (1892-1981) -- Designer for Wedgwood : Eric Ravilious (1903-1942) -- The spirit of the fifties : A.B. Read (1898-1973) -- Midwinter modern : Jessie Tait (b. 1928) -- Beauty on a budget : Kathie Winkle (b.1932) -- A designer for the mass market : John Clappison (b. 1937) -- Refreshingly different : Eve Midwinter (b. 1926) -- From Delphis to Royal Doulton : Robert Jefferson (1929-1998) -- Putting art into industry : Susan Williams-Ellis (b. 1918).
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