Sigvard Bernadotte – Prince of Design
Cocktail set in silver design by Sigvard Bernadotte.
Sigvard Bernadotte received his primary education at home, then studied at the closed Lundberg boarding school, and in 1926 he entered Uppsala University, the oldest in Scandinavia (founded
Liberty department store and Archibald Knox
Tudrik travel clock in pewter and enamel 8.6 cm high designed by Archibald Knox for Liberty Co circa 1903.
The London-based Liberty store is widely known for its close association with art and culture. The store is proud to support young designers at the start of their
François Théodore Legrasse – Art Nouveau glazier
Two cameo glass vases with animal scenes height 19 and 24 cm LEGRAS early 20th century.
François Théodore Legrasse, one of the foremost Art Nouveau glaziers along with Emile Galle, the Daum brothers and René Lalique. François Theodore Legrasse’s factory was called the Saint-Denis
Hans Ulrich Pauly
Koala on a tree made of indicolite, height 3.5 cm, Hans-Ulrich Pauli, Idar-Oberstein, Germany.
Hans Ulrich Pauly, who lives in Idar-Oberstein (Germany), is the successor of the stone-cutting dynasty. He learned the craft from his father, Erwin Pauli, famous for his carved
Flowers and Birds by Samuel Schellinck
Cups and saucers painted by S. Schellinck, eggshell porcelain, Rozenburg, 1900-1914.
The Dutch painter, potter, engraver and watercolourist Samuel Schellinck (1876-1958) born in Utrecht became famous for his Art Nouveau porcelain paintings. At 16, he moved to The Hague
Flower arrangements by Sergey Falkin Workshop
Here is what one of the leading stone-cutting masters of Russia, St. Petersburg resident Sergey Falkin, tells about his creative path. “Since childhood, I have been drawing, making
Liuli Gongfang glass factory
Liuli Gongfang Teapot Pumpkin
  Fine glassware, vases and tiles are produced by the Liuli Gongfang glass factory in Shanghai. The company was founded in 1987 by two glass artists (one of
Philippe Joseph Brocard
Rare Persian-style enameled glass bowl on a gilded bronze stand, 29 cm high, Brocard, Paris, circa 1878
Philippe-Joseph Brocard (1831-1896), French glassmaker and orientalist, was born in Lans-Saint-Serve (Belgium). He began his career as an art and antiques restorer. Studying the ancient products of the
J. & L. Lobmeyr glass
Vessel with two handles in Persian style, decorated with enamel and gilding, height 12 cm, J. & L. LOBMEYR, late 19th century
J. & L. Lobmeyr was founded in 1823 by Josef Lobmeyr (1792-1855) from Vienna. In the middle of the 19th century, the company passed to his sons, Josef
The beauty of Venetian glass in the works of Lino Tagliapietra
Phoenix installation, blown glass, 2020
Today Lino Tagliapietra is considered one of the best glassblowers. All his glass working techniques are replicated by masters all over the world – he not only creates,