The arts and Crafts movement Was inspired by a crisis of conscience. Its motivations were social and moral. For a brief period at the end of the 19C British design theory enjoyed unprecedented Success. it represented the triumph of the individual craftsman. Fundamental to the movements thinking was a belief that mechanical progress meant the destruction of purpose, sense and Life. leading supporters and exponents were John Ruskin & William Morris.
The Printers Press. Porcelain with layers of gold, droplets of silver/copper on press. Copper handles and many lustres within the drawers and the their contents.£525Sold