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Cracking Glass

January 13, 2020 @ 10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Cracking Glass – a lecture by Mark Hill

An overview of Britain’s ‘Big Four’ postwar glass companies, comprising Whitefriars, King’s Lynn (Wedgwood), Caithness and Dartington. As well as company and designer histories, special slides examine, compare and contrast ‘Good, Better, Best’ examples from each company. The emergence of these factories is put into context and major influences behind them are discussed. The current glut of Whitefriars fakes are covered, including tips on how to spot them.

Details

Date:
January 13, 2020
Time:
10:45 am - 12:00 pm

Organiser

The Arts Society New Forest

Venue

Brockenhurst Village Hall
Highwood Road
Brockenhurst, Hampshire SO42 7RY United Kingdom
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Phone:
01590 622580