A fine Aesthetic Movement Teaset and Tray

A fine Aesthetic Movement Teaset and Tray

Comprising a Coffee pot, Teapot, sugar Bowl and cream Jug by Stephen Smith London 1877

The Tray by Walter and John Barnard London 1879

Coffee pot:
19cm handle to spout
19cm high

The Aesthetic Movement in Britain (1860 - 1900) aimed to escape the ugliness and materialism of the Industrial Age, by focusing instead on producing art that was beautiful rather than having a deeper meaning - 'Art for Art's sake'. The artists and designers in this 'cult of beauty' crafted some ...

Comprising a Coffee pot, Teapot, sugar Bowl and cream Jug by Stephen Smith London 1877

The Tray by Walter and John Barnard London 1879

Coffee pot:
19cm handle to spout
19cm high

The Aesthetic Movement in Britain (1860 - 1900) aimed to escape the ugliness and materialism of the Industrial Age, by focusing instead on producing art that was beautiful rather than having a deeper meaning - 'Art for Art's sake'. The artists and designers in this 'cult of beauty' crafted some

of the most sophisticated and sensuously beautiful artworks of the Western tradition and in the process remade the domestic world of the British middle-classes.

Prices exclude custom clearance fees which will be charged directly to the client by your receiving courier, importer or government.
£12,800
Reference

11009

Dimensions

Height 21 cm / 8 12"
Diameter 48 cm / 1' 7"
Weight 4.35 kg (139.86 troy ozs)