Education and Training

University courses and professional training for the art and antiques industry. 

Design & The Decorative Arts in Britain 1500-1900

28 November 2001

Design & The Decorative Arts in Britain 1500-1900 by Michael Snodin and John Styles, published by V&A Publications. ISBN 185177338X £45hb

Vermeer’s Camera: Uncovering the Truth Behind the Masterpieces

28 November 2001

Vermeer’s Camera: Uncovering the Truth Behind the Masterpieces by Philip Steadman, published by the Oxford University Press. ISBN 019215967 £17.99hb

Keeping updated and on message online

28 November 2001

Antiques & Collectables (the goodwebguide), published by The Good Web Guide Ltd, Broadwall House, 21 Broadwall, London SE1 9PL. (ISBN 1-903282-21-7). £9.99 hb

If These Pots Could Talk: Collecting 2000 Years of British Household Pottery

28 November 2001

If These Pots Could Talk: Collecting 2000 Years of British Household Pottery, by Ivor Noël Hume, published by the Chipstone Foundation, Milwaukee, US/University Press of New England, US. ISBN 158465161 £46hb To order in UK contact University Press Marketing on 01235 766662/ email:

Birds help a Pearson charger to take flight

21 November 2001

John Pearson is to the Newlyn School what Margaret Gilmour is to the Glasgow School – an Arts and Crafts metalworker who specialised in repousee work of naturalistic style.

Adam’s rib – his interior strength

16 November 2001

The Genius of Robert Adam: His Interiors by Eileen Harris, published by Yale University Press. ISBN 0300081294 £65 hb

Habitat of a lifetime…

16 November 2001

Q&A: A Sort of Autobiography by Terence Conran, published by Harper Collins, ISBN 0007115296 £20 hb.

…and thoroughly modern Miller’s

16 November 2001

Collecting Modern Design by Sally Hoban, published by Miller’s. ISBN 1840004053. £25 hb

A soupçon of Brown Windsor…

01 November 2001

Windsor Chairs: An Illustrated Handbook by Wallace Nutting published by Dover Publications Inc. NY ($14.95) and distributed in the UK by David & Charles Ltd of Newton Abbot. ISBN 0486417255 £15.70

For domestic bliss get domestic brass

01 November 2001

A Study Collection of Marked Domestic Brass and other Base Metalware c.1600-1900, a catalogue compiled by Roderick and Valentine Butler, Neil Bollen and Dr Christopher Green. Price £26 inc. p&p UK, £30 inc p&p US. Contact Roderick and Valentine Butler on 01404 42169 to order copies.

Cold steel to the heart

01 November 2001

Military Sweetheart Jewellery III by Pamela Caunt, published by Arbras Publications, 292 Westbourne Grove, London Wll 2PS, phone/fax 020 7226 5221. ISBN 095237093X £8.45 inc. p&p

Before e-mail there was émail

01 November 2001

Enamel Advertising Signs by Christopher Baglee and Andrew Morley, published by Shire Publications. ISBN 0747805105. £4.50

…and one for the pot

22 October 2001

The Artful Teapot by Garth Clark, published by Thames & Hudson. ISBN 050051045 £28 hb

Using your marbles

22 October 2001

Figured in Marble: The Making and Viewing of 18th-Century Sculpture by Malcolm Baker, published by V&A Publications. ISBN 1851772987 £50 hb

One for the potters...

22 October 2001

20th Century Ceramic Designers in Britain by Andrew Casey, published by the Antique Collectors’ Club. ISBN1851493522 £39.50 hb

Tooth work lacks bite

28 September 2001

Bretby Art Pottery: A Collector’s Guide, by Michael David Ash, published by David Ash Publishing, 165 Station Street, Castle Gresley, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE11 9JY. Tel: 01283 212390. ISBN 0954061306. £8pb plus £2.50 p&p.

Sheet metal workers

28 September 2001

The Loving Eye and the Skilful Hand: The Keswick School of Industrial Arts by Ian Bruce, published by Bookcase, 17 Castle Street, Carlisle CA3 8TP. Tel: 01228 544560. £30 hb (signed limited edition) £15 pb, both plus £ 2 p&p.

Diamond geezers

28 September 2001

Harlequin Unmasked: Commedia Dell’Arte and Porcelain Sculpture by Meredith Chilton, published by Yale University Press in association with the Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, Toronto. ISBN 0300090099 £45hb

Scratching the Vermeer

17 September 2001

A View of Delft: Vermeer Then And Now, by Anthony Bailey, published by Chatto & Windus (ISBN 0701169133). £16.99 hb

Time travel at the speed of light

17 September 2001

Sundials: An Illustrated History of Portable Dials, by Hester Higton, published by Philip Wilson. ISBN 0856675237. £29.95 hb