Lucie Rie card held within an envelope addressed to David Coachworth, Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London,SW7. Dear David, it was good of you to write to me-I am grateful for it. I will give Jane your message. My love to you Lucie. I am surmising that this is a reply to a letter from David Coachworth regarding Hans Copers death on the 16th of June 1981 as his wife is called Jane and the date matches.
The collection includes: LUCIE RIE: A RETROSPECTIVE EXHIBITION OF EARTHENWARE, STONEWARE AND PORCELAIN 1926-1967. Square 8vo. 32pp. Bound in card wrappers. Listing 302 items by Rie. Illustrated with twelve black and white illustrations of photographs of her ceramics. Included is a compliment slip form the publishers and with David Coachman’s monogram in top right corner of title page.Cover little grubby else very good. Size 9 x 8 inches( 29 x 21cm)
Ephemera included are Austerity and Delicacy photocopies extracted from Harpers & Queen January 1985; Small sketches of Lucie Rie pots with a description of glazes and colourants/ oxides used in their making in David Coachworths s hand writing; a sheet from the V & A research on a Wiener Werkstatten with notes on Rie s work being illustrated in Gordon Forsyth Book Twentieth Century Ceramics, London 1936. A small collection.
Publisher: Self Published
Condition: Very Good
Illustrator: Lucie Rie
Book ID: 60001955