Modern Pots: Hans Coper, Lucie Rie & Their Contemporaries: The Lisa Sainsbury Collection (Cyril Frankel)

Modern Pots: Hans Coper, Lucie Rie & Their Contemporaries: The Lisa Sainsbury Collection (Cyril Frankel) soon to be presented for sale on the exceptional BookLovers of Bath web site!

Published: London: Thames & Hudson in assocation with University of East Anglia Norwich, 2000, Hardback in dust wrapper.

Contains: Black & white photographs; Colour photographs;

From the cover: The best British ceramicists and potters of the second half of the twentieth century are celebrated in this catalogue of the Lisa Sainsbury Collection, which includes the pre-eminent representative collection of the work of Hans Coper, an outstanding group of pots by Lucie Rie, and individual pieces by their contemporaries, including many works by younger artists.

Lisa Sainsburys collection of modern pots began in the 19505, when she and Sir Robert Sainsbury first started acquiring work by Lucie Rie. Their friendship with the potter stimulated an interest in contemporary ceramics, which ultimately led to their most important acquisition, in 1982, of forty-three pots by Hans C…

Near Fine in Very Good Dustwrapper. Gently faded at the spine of the dust wrapper. Previous owners’ name to the first blank. Text complete, clean and tight otherwise and a nice copy.

Orange boards with Gilt & Blind-stamped titling to the Spine & Upper Board. 240 pages. 11¾” x 8¼”.

Of course, if you don’t like this one, may I beguile you with my offerings from my intriguing Antiques & Collecting Pottery catalogue?

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