Artistic Leather of the Arts and Crafts Era Hardback
by Daniel Lees
The rich beauty and craftsmanship of leather objects dating from 1900-1929 is captured here in 540 beautiful color photos.
These items include fine leather accessories, such as billfolds, blotters, bookends boxes, cigar cases, document cases, glove cases, mats napkin rings, paperweights, purses, and wastebaskets.
They were made to enhance American interiors with Stickley furniture, Van Erp lamps, and Roycroft hammered copper vessels.
Historical information features individual artists and commercial firms includes Roycroft, Newcomb College, and Elizabeth Eaton Burton.
German design influence that became known as "Buffalo Nouveau" is included.
This is an essential guide to the hand-tooled craftsmanship of this bygone era.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 272 pages, 452 color photos
- Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Ltd
- Publication Date: 18/11/2009
- Category: Art & design styles: Arts & Crafts style
- ISBN: 9780764333712