Simplicity or Splendour - Arts and Crafts Living: Objects from the Cheltenham Collections

By: Carruthers, Annette and Greensted, Mary (eds.)

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Softcover. Condition: Very good, with light shelfwear to covers. Binding sound, no inscriptions. 184pp. Many b/w and several colour illustrations. This book was the second to be published on the stunning collection of Arts and Crafts objects that are held at the Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museum. The first book (Good Citizens Furniture) focused on furniture, while this book examines the rest of the collection, including ceramis, jewellery, textiles, glass and plasterwork. Featured designers include Charles Ashbee and the Guild of Handicraft, Phyllis Barron, Michael Cardew and Gordon Russell.

Title: Simplicity or Splendour - Arts and Crafts Living: Objects from the Cheltenham Collections

Author Name: Carruthers, Annette and Greensted, Mary (eds.)

Categories: Decorative Art & Design (20th Century),

Publisher: Cheltenham/London, Cheltenham Art Gallery and Museums/Lund Humphries: 1999

ISBN Number: 0853317798

ISBN Number 13: 9780853317791

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Size: 4to - over 9¾ - 12" tall

Seller ID: 006818

Keywords: charles ashbee, ernest gimson, dorothy larcher, marian pepler,