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About the Author

Peter Garland was born and brought up in England. He practised as a barrister in Hong Kong for 25 years and now lives in London.

Peter has been interested in ceramics for as long as he can remember. His interest in ceramic furniture rests spans over 40 years since his mother, the late Moira Angela Garland, sparked his interest in these fascinating pieces. He has built up his collection over the years and it is now one of the most comprehensive in the world.
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Pair of rests depicting Shakespeare Brown glazed rests Floral block rests Pair of rests in Prattware, possible Sarah Siddons playing Lady Macbeth A rare set of faience animals' paw rests Polychrome rests thought to be the Duke of Wellington

Some of the ceramic rests included in the book.


Ceramic Furniture Rests
" At last we have what will probably turn out to be the definitive work on this topic as
Peter Garland has recorded his unique collection into a valuable reference source."

– Excerpt from the foreword of the book by John Howard.

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