Morris Strawberry Thief Birds Flowers Red Black Glass Dome Desk Paperweight 3WPN# PMOR1
Glass half dome paperweight with Strawberry Thief 1883 textile pattern by artist William Morris (1834-1896). William Morris created repeating pattern designs for curtains, drapes and textiles in an attempt to bring back handcrafted items as part of the Arts and Crafts Movement. Strawberry Thief -- where thrush birds are found stealing strawberries from his garden -- proved to be one of his most popular patterns. The design has a black background with red, yellow, blue and green evenly coloring the continuous pattern.
- Glass paperweight comes in an elegant presentation box with sateen lining suitable as a wedding gift or engagement party
- Part of the Parastone Museum Gift Collection. PN PMOR1
- Measures: 3 in W x 3 in L x 1.5 in H. Weight 0.9 lbs.
William Morris (1834-1896): William Morris is considered the father of the influential 19th-century Arts and Crafts movement that rejected the industrial, mass production of classically styled utilitarian and decorative objects. As a designer he argued passionately in favor of the return of craftsmanship to the applied arts. Improved labor conditions would then help create more beautiful products due to increased passion.
We Also Recommend
Chinese Tibetan I Ching Spiritual Divination Wall Relief 12HPN#O-001S
Only 8 left
Simsbury Manor Leather Arm Chair Wood with Leather Seat 35HPN#AF1061
Only 4 left
Pocket Art Greek Three Graces Classical Nude Ladies Miniature Statue 3.1HPN#PA27GRE
Poseidon Jupiter Greek God of the Sea Olympians Pewter Pendant Charm Unisex Necklace 1HPN#OLM-112
Only 9 left