15 posts tagged art deco style

Art Deco Artist Demetre Haralamb Chiparus (1889 to 1947)

In the Art Deco period Demetre Chiparus created truly stunning works of art full of life movement and adoration for the female form. Knowing how to spot a genuine Chiparus sculpture is essential if you are to avoid the countless fakes, forgeries and reproductions flooding the popular Art Deco collectibles market Continue Reading

Antique Furniture Styles. Choosing the Right Antiques for Your Home

The period and style of antique furniture you choose to decorate your home with can say a lot about your own style and taste. So, how do you make sure what you choose is the right kind of antique furniture, that it's a sound investment in both taste and style that fits your budget but won't stop being fashionable Continue Reading

Rene Lalique Glass

Rene Lalique Artist and Designer. His life, his work and his art. The life of Rene Lalique and his artistic career covered the three most important movements in the field of decorative arts - Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau and Art Deco. Rene Lalique was born Rene Jules Lalique in Ay, France on April 6, 1860 He became an iconic glass designer, especially noted for his stunning creations which, included perfume bottles, vases, jewellery, chandeliers, clocks and car bonnet ornaments. The ... Continue Reading
The Art Deco style and its influences from Charles Rennie Mackintosh to Josef Hoffmann, Clarice Cliff and Le Corbusier. The ever popular art deco style is an architectural and decorative-arts style, popular from 1910 to 1940. Art Deco is characterised by highly stylised natural and geometric forms and ornaments, which are usually strongly symmetrical. Outstanding American examples of Art Deco are the Chrysler Building and Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Some of the century's ... Continue Reading

Antiques Collection: Pair of Rosenthal Art Deco Vases

With decoration depicting four Dragons rising from a stormy sea, this fine pair of Rosenthal Art Deco Vases are absolutely stunning. The Dragons are embellished and surrounded with honeycomb pattern gilding and the large flared rims have gilded edges and ornately patterned borders. A very collectable pair of Rosenthal vases. Continue Reading

Harry Simeon

Harry Simeon (1896 to 1936) one of Royal Doulton's most versatile potters. Harry Simeon, was one of Doultons most versatile and talented artists and many Doulton collectors are impressed by the diversity of his designs. As a young man Harry Simeon worked with his father as a monumental mason. He studied modeling and sculpture at the Huddersfield School of Art where he won a scholarship to the Royal College of Art in London. After his studies were complete, Harry joined Doultons Lambeth ... Continue Reading

Josef Hoffmann – Art Nouveau Artist

Josef Hoffman produced and designed artworks during the Art Nouveau period and in the Art Deco style, as well as most other decorative art styles. Josef Hoffmann studied architecture at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, Austria, under Art Nouveau architect Otto Wagner whose theories of functional modern architecture profoundly influenced Hoffman's work. In 1903 Hoffmann co-founded the Wiener Werkstatte and his stewardship of the well respected design workshop lasted until 1931. While ... Continue Reading

Art Deco Gallery

Our Art Deco Gallery featuring examples of the diversity and quality of items produced during the art deco period. A gallery of the ever popular art deco style. The architectural and decorative-arts style popular from 1910 to 1940, that is characterised by highly stylised and geometric forms. Art Deco themes were often classical motifs reduced to geometric stylisations. From Edgar Brandt decorated wrought-iron screens with symmetrical fountains and Emil Ruhlman ebony cabinets with ivory ... Continue Reading

Turner Watercolor Painting of Cockatiels

This Cockatiels Watercolor by an artist named Turner, was my grandmothers by Suzanne Wilson (Waldron, AR) Gran was honored with the Turner watercolor on a Mothers Day at church long ago for having the most family members at church that day. My grandfather unusually decided to come with her that day making her family the most in attendence that day. I have always remembered that painting in her house and it gave me so much peace to see it. I asked her for the turner watercolor ... Continue Reading

Chameleon Ware Art Deco Vase

Can anyone tell me more about this Chameleon Ware Art Deco Vase by Clews & Co Ltd by Donna (Canada) I have a vase that was my mothers. It is a blue green art deco style piece stamped on the bottom with Chameleon Ware, Clews & Co Ltd and Tunstall. Can anyone tell me more about Clews & Co, and the history and value of this art deco vase? Thanks. Donna Comment by Kat on Donna's Chameleon Ware Art Deco Vase: Your vase is by George Clews & Co Ltd, who operated from ... Continue Reading