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Who is Charles Rennie Mackintosh?

Who is Charles Rennie Mackintosh?

Charles Rennie Mackintosh, (7 June 1868 – 10 December 1928) was a Scottish architect, designer, water colourist and artist. His work was influential on European design movements such as Art Nouveau and Secessionism and praised by great modernists.
  • Robert Neilsen
The Magic of Royal Doulton Flambe

The Magic of Royal Doulton Flambe

Flambe is a French term used to describe the ancient Chinese high temperature glazes with a red colour. The effect results from a particular method of firing a glaze that involves varying the amount of oxygen in a kiln at certain stages of firing while adding copper oxide and other substances; and it is thought that the method was first discovered by the Chinese of the Ming dynasty, probably during the reign of Wan-li (1573-1620).
  • Robert Neilsen
George Tinworth: the Premier Artist for Royal Doulton

George Tinworth: the Premier Artist for Royal Doulton

It was  George Tinworth who first made the name Doulton world famous, as Sir Henry Doulton widely acknowledged, and the two names Tinworth and Doulton have ever since the 1870s been associated in the minds of collectors and students of 19th century pottery.
  • Robert Neilsen
About Royal Worcester's Richard Sebright

About Royal Worcester's Richard Sebright

Richard Sebright is possibly the most highly regarded fruit painter of all time. He worked at the Royal Worcester factory painting fruit for a total of fifty six years and during all of that time was never to make what you might call a decent living at it.
  • Robert Neilsen