2 posts tagged French artists

Arts and Crafts Artists

Arts and Crafts Artists from William Morris to Gustav Stickley, William de Morgan and Christopher Dresser. In 1861 the english designer William Morris started the arts and crafts movement in an effort to improve the tastes of the Victorian public. A great many artists and designers of the time, supported the Arts and Crafts movement They looked upon the mass produced industrialised wares as bland, inferior and lacking any soul. These Arts and Crafts artists and designers helped create an ... Continue Reading

Antique Minton China

Collecting Antique Minton China and the history of the 200 year old Minton Company. Thomas Minton founded his factory in 1793 in Stoke-upon-Trent, England. He was famous for Minton ware, a cream-coloured and blue-printed earthenware as well as majolica, Minton bone china and Parian porcelain. Throughout its history Minton has often led the way in adapting fashions to the field of ceramics, resulting in a huge range of styles. Minton was just behind Spode with its production of Minton ... Continue Reading