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China and Glass
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1. Introduction - with some anecdotal, historical background. 2: The Objects a) Their Patterns: Flora: Flowers and foliage, fruit and blossom - raised and painted, moulded, printed, etched and carved. Fauna: animals, birds, and insect's fish - in ever medium; Figurative designs and scenes - historical events, landscapes, myth and legend; Geometric patterns - spots and stripes, squares and triangles, abstract design and stylised patterns. Unusual glazes - stippling and streaking, crackle, matt and flambe'. b) Their Colours: Primary colour - bright strong colours; Blue and white used together - the multitude of designs produced since the 18the century. Gilded, and silvered ware, lustre ware and sang-de-Boer; Monochromes - black, white, ivory and cream; c) Their Shapes: Jugs and containers; Bottles and decanters, carafes and containers; Glasses; Plates - large and small; Bowls; Dishes and platters; Cups and mugs; Pretty things at home - from eggcups, salt cellars, sugar sifters, butter dishes, ink pots, candlesticks, vases and ginger jars, figures and groups. 3: Display; a) Ornamental Display; Displaying your finds on the wall, on the table, in-groups of colour or pattern, type or shape. Innovative ways and ideas to show pieces together in different rooms. Mixing the old and the new, using the new to highlight the old and vice versa. b) Functional Display; Using objects together - either in the manner for which they were designed - perhaps china and glass of one colour but different shapes, grouped together on the table; or pieces used for a new purpose - a ginger jar as a vase, a soup tureen holding soap, a china toast rack for postcards, 4. Care and conservation; Some of the ways that domestic ware was looked after in the past and how it can best be cared for now. How to store - ideas on arranging in cupboards, shelves and drawers. Designing units specifically for storing crockery and glass. How to stack, protect and make items accessible. 5. List of china and glass shops, antique and flea markets

About the Author

Caroline Clifton-Mogg is a writer and journalist who specialises in interior design and gardens. She is a contributing editor of both Harpers & Queen and Christie's Magazine and also writes regularly for House & Garden, The Financial Times and many other magazines and newspapers. Her books include Textile Style, A Passion for Collecting (both also published by Jacqui Small), The Curtain Design Sourcebook, Inspired by Antiques and The Neoclassical Sourcebook. She lives in London with her husband, two daughters and a variable number of cats.

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