The 2000 Collecting the 20th Century
Friday March 24, 2000
at Waddington's Auctioneers
Collecting Ceramics: Personal Experiences of
Richard Dennis - 7 pm
Internationally respected English Author,
publisher, collector, dealer and entrepreneur, Richard Dennis presents an
entertaining and richly illustrated slide talk on his collecting adventures -
Parian, Martin Brothers, Doulton, Moorcroft, Poole and many others.
Saturday March 25, 2000 an the Royal Ontario
Tableware Versus Giftware: A matter of Survival
Richard Dennis gives a fascinating illustrated
account of the struggles - won, drawn and lost - faced by English potters of the
20th century: Midwinter, Denby, Poole, Wedgwood, Doulton, Moorcroft and others.
in Scandinavian Glass
Swedish author and collector, André Laszlo
shows examples of the highly collectible Graal glass from Orrefors and Flygsfors
John Howarth, professional photographer and
long-time Susie Cooper collector, will show dozens of slides illustrating the
seven-decade-long evolution of Miss Cooper's design genius.
Collecting Post-War Canadian Design
Smart collectors are snapping up design icons in
plastic, aluminum and moulded plywood. Design Exchange curator, Rachel Gotlieb
identifies Canadian hot collectibles of the modernist and pop eras and gives
tips on where to find them.
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