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Vase

c1885 This hall vase was made by Burmantofts circa 1885. It is decorated with patterns taken from Renaissance manuscript illustration despite many other Burmantofts vases being decorated with oriental designs. The vase is used to illustrate the history of moder

Tudric

c1903 This two-handled cup dates from around 1900 and was made for Liberty's Tudric range. It is made from pewter and modelled in an abstracted plant form. The cup is used to illustrate the history of modern design.

Plate

c1950 This stoneware plate dating from around 1950 is decorated in green glaze, with black enamelled and incised decoration. It was designed and made by Ray Marshall at the Milland Pottery, Hampshire. The plate is used to illustrate the history of modern design

Kettle and Stand

c1900 This tilting kettle on a stand is made from copper with brass fittings. It was designed by W. A. S. Benson around 1900. The kettle is used to illustrate the history of modern design.

Vase

1894 This earthenware vase, in an oriental shape, is coloured with an all-over dark green glaze. It was made by Rookwood Pottery in 1894. The vase is used to illustrate the history of modern design.

Pendant

c1900 This Art Nouveau style silver pendant shows a woman with headwear in the form of a peacock. It is an example of the Art Nouveau fascination with women as mythical, fantastical creatures. The pendant is used by the museum to illustrate the history of moder

Brooch

Early 20th Century This heart-shaped brooch is in gilt metal with an openwork design of mistletoe, the leaves tinted greenish gold, the berries formed of pearls. The brooch is used by the museum to illustrate the history of modern design.

Walking Stick Handle

c1900 This walking stick handle is cast in silver in the form of a girl's head framed in flowers and leaves. The handle is used by the museum to illustrate the history of modern design.

Belt Clasp

c1890 This gilt brass waist clasp is decorated in coloured enamels with dragonflies in the Japanese style. The waist clasp is used by the museum to illustrate the history of modern design.

Pair of Clasps

1899 This pair of cast silver clasps have an openwork design with swirling whiplash stems. They are hallmarked and bear a makers mark. The clasps are used by the museum to illustrate the history of modern design.

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