An outstanding Aesthetic movement Victorian silver teaset on tray

An outstanding Aesthetic movement Victorian silver teaset on tray

By W & J Barnard London 1879/1880

Richly decorated with birds and foliage in the japonisme taste, the teaset with dragon handles.

The teapot measures 18cm long 12cm high & 8cm front to back
The tray measures 42cm long & 35.5cm wide

The Aesthetic Movement in Britain (1860 - 1900) aimed to escape the ugliness and materialism of the Industrial Age, by focusing instead on producing art that was beautiful rather than having a deeper meaning - 'Art for Art's sake'. ...

By W & J Barnard London 1879/1880

Richly decorated with birds and foliage in the japonisme taste, the teaset with dragon handles.

The teapot measures 18cm long 12cm high & 8cm front to back
The tray measures 42cm long & 35.5cm wide

The Aesthetic Movement in Britain (1860 - 1900) aimed to escape the ugliness and materialism of the Industrial Age, by focusing instead on producing art that was beautiful rather than having a deeper meaning - 'Art for Art's sake'.

The artists and designers in this 'cult of beauty' crafted some of the most sophisticated and sensuously beautiful artworks of the Western tradition and in the process remade the domestic world of the British middle-classes.

Prices exclude custom clearance fees which will be charged directly to the client by your receiving courier, importer or government.
£22,500
Reference

10810

Dimensions

Height 42 cm / 1' 4 12"
Width 35.5 cm / 1' 2 332"
Weight 1.787 kg (57.45 troy ozs)