Modern Pots: Hans Coper, Lucie Rie & their Contemporaries ââ‚Ã..

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Modern Pots: Hans Coper, Lucie Rie & their Contemporaries; The Lisa Sainsbury Collection ISBN: 0946009368 Author: Cyril Frankel and James Austin (Photographer) Publisher: University of East Anglia Release Date: 2000 Seller Category: POTTERY AND CERAMICS Qty Available: 1 Condition: Used: Excellent Sku: 00601 Notes: A Fine book in a Fine dust jacket, 4to, 12" x 9." Sienna cloth-covered boards in a pictorial dust jacket. Gilt lettering on book spine. White lettering on sienna dust jacket spine. Covers have a bumped tip on the fore-edge of front cover, else clean and intact, binding tight. Dust jacket protected in a paper-backed mylar sleeve. Dust jacket has slight wear to the tips, else clean and intact. Pages pristine and intact. Replete with color illustrations of an assortment of pots and ceramics. 240 pp., including illustrations. Predominantly illustrations with concise text in the form of captions, this is a beautiful catalog and look-book of works in the Lisa Sainsbury Collection made by German-British potter Hans Coper (1920-1981), Austrian-British potter Lucie Rie (1902-1995), and their contemporaries. Notably, Rie had hired Coper as an assistant in her studio and they remained close friends until Coper's passing in 1981. Excerpt from front flap: "This record of the Lisa Sainsbury Collection documents the preeminent representative collection of the work of Hans Coper, an outstanding group of pots by Lucie Rie, and individual pieces by their contemporaries ...."

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