Wednesday, 3 August 2011

L is for Liberty

To continue my alphabet of British Arts and Crafts metalware - L is for Liberty

Art metal for produce for the famous Regents Street store established by Arthur Lasenby Liberty (1843-1917) in 1875 are the amongst the most collect of the British arts and crafts metalware. These include the well known pewter range called Tudric and the silver Cymric made by W H Haseler of Birmingham.


Many influential designers were used including; Archibald Knox, Oliver Baker and Jessie Marion King




 Many book published on the subject, including;
   
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