General Decorative/applie

SPLENDOURS OF THE SUBCONTINENT: A PRINCE'S TOUR OF INDIA, 1875-6

Written by Meghani, Kajal
In 1875, King Edward VII, then Prince of Wales, set off on an eight-month tour of the Indian subcontinent. By the end of his travels, he had visited more than ninety rulers throughout twenty-one regions, which today encompass India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and Nepal.
May 15, 2017 | Hardcover | Royal Collection Trust | 200 Pages |
$39.95
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CLASSIC BLACK: THE BASALT SCULPTURE OF WEDGWOOD AND HIS CONTEMPORARIES

Written by Gallagher, Brian D
Classic Black is a fascinating exploration of the inspiration behind, and development of, classically inspired sculpture and other ornamental wares in black basalt, the famous stoneware perfected by Josiah Wedgwood in 1768 and then produced by other prominent Staffordshire potters as well.
February 25, 2020 | Hardcover | Giles | 248 Pages |
$59.95
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QUEER OBJECTS

Queer lives give rise to a vast array of objects: the things we fill our houses with, the gifts we share with our friends, the commodities we consume at work and at play, the clothes and accessories we wear, various reminders of state power, as well as the analogue and digital technologies we use to communicate with one another. But what makes an object queer?
December 20, 2019 | Paperback | Rutgers University Press | 250 Pages |
$39.95
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JAPANESE CRAFTSMANSHIP

Written by Sawada, Mieko
#8 in the popular bilingual guide series, treasured both as a guide to Japanese culture and for studying English. This volume introduces over 100 made in Japan handicrafts, all with color photographs and descriptions both in Japanese and in English. Covering everything from simple souvenirs to art work, it is a unique visual handbook that is both artistic and informative.
October 1, 2019 | Paperback | Shogakukan | 128 Pages |
$24.95

ARTS AND CRAFTS TILE: FROM THE COLLECTION OF THE TWO RED ROSES FOUNDATION

Written by Montgomery, Susan J
-A study of beautiful tiles made in North America during the Arts and Crafts movement -Like other Arts and Crafts creations, these tiles counterract the soullessness of mass-production on an industrial scale The American Arts and Crafts movement inspired designers and artisans to move beyond the hard, glossy, mass-produced tiles of the nineteenth century.
February 20, 2017 | Hardcover | Two Red Roses Foundation | 360 Pages |
$65.00

CHINESE IVORY CARVINGS: THE SIR VICTOR SASSOON COLLECTION

Written by Allen, Phillip
Features over 350 exquisite ivories, the most notable artifacts in Sassoon's important collection Essays written by experts in their fields place the objects in their historical context, making this a book that is both accessible and enlightening Perfect for anyone interested in Asian art, the history of collecting, or the rich and varied relationship between East and West in the 20th century Sir
December 21, 2016 | Hardcover | Scala Arts Publishers Inc. | 336 Pages |
$79.95

KANBAN: TRADITIONAL SHOP SIGNS OF JAPAN

Written by Pate, Alan Scott
A glimpse into the markets, crafts, and signage of early modern Japan
May 9, 2017 | Hardcover | Princeton University Press | 160 Pages |
$49.50
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LE MOBILIER DE LUXE PARISIEN AU XIXE SIECLE?

Written by Christopher Payne
Malgré les bouleversements du début du XIXe siècle, Paris redevient vite le centre européen du mobilier et du design, position qui va se renforcer au cours du siècle.
June 16, 2018 | Hardcover_OOP | Monelle Hayot | 600 Pages |
$200.00
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PATTERNS IN ART: A CLOSER LOOK AT THE OLD MASTERS

Written by Lazzaris, Silvia
This inventive book plucks these decorative motifs from the background of paintings by masters like Bronzino, Fra Angelico and Jacques-Louis David, and transforms them into vibrant two-dimensional patterns. Seeing these patterns side-by-side with the original paintings deepens our appreciation of both.
November 12, 2019 | Hardcover | Abbeville Press | 192 Pages |
$30.00
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ELEGANT LIFE OF THE CHINESE LITERATI: FROM THE CHINESE CLASSIC, 'TREATISE ON SUPERFLUOUS THINGS', FINDING HARMONY AND JOY IN EVERYDAY OBJECTS

Written by Zhenheng, Wen
The Elegant Life of the Chinese Literati is the first complete translation of a classic 17th century Chinese guide to the ordinary objects of everyday life--from trees and birds to windows and tea. Similar to Feng Shui, the principles laid out in this book describe how to find harmony among these ordinary objects to bring peace to your life.
September 24, 2019 | Hardcover | Shanghai Press | 156 Pages |
$26.95

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