Posts tagged “William Morris”

JAN
20
2015

Antique Pedestal Fern Stands

By mwilcox

Arts

Antique Pedestals like this tend to date from the last quarter of the 19th Century, and they were often used as fern stands. They were also used to display vases, statuary pieces and things like porcelain, marble or bronze busts. Examples like...

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APR
27
2014

Arts & Crafts Cabinet

By mwilcox

Cabinetlib

Based on the above image this piece is in the arts & crafts style. The arts & crafts movement had it's beginings in the 1850s. It was started by a group of friends at the University of Oxford in England, notably William Morris, Edward...

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