Designer British Silver
From Studios Established 1930-1985
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- A thorough exploration of the designer-silversmiths behind the post-war British silver revival
- Several colour illustrations and extensive, insightful text accompanies feature in the entry for each artist
- One-to-one interviews with the leading silversmith-designers of the last 50 years
Full DescriptionDesigner British Silver explores the designer-silversmiths who have shaped British silver from the 1950s through to the present day. Covering a complete generation of craftsmen and women, and featuring one-to-one interviews with key figures, the book reveals the people and forces behind the post-war Renaissance that made Britain a centre of excellence for designer makers in silver. The fifty leading figures are covered in-depth, from Malcolm Appleby to John Willmin. Detailed insight is provided on the lives and works of each maker, alongside lavish illustrations and extended captions telling the story of every remarkable piece of silver. Designer British Silver also includes a fascinating overview of the post-war revival of British silver, a section on where to view designer British silver and additional listings of designers, craftsmen, silver manufacturers and engravers. Contents: Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Foreword; Introduction; The Work and Lives of the Leading Designer-Silversmiths; Listing of Designers, Craftsmen, Silver Manufacturers and Engravers; Where to see Designer British Silver; Glossary; Bibliography; Index.
- ACC Art Books
- 18th Nov 2014
- 300 mm x 237 mm
- 560 Pages
- 508 color, 30 b&w