Ceramics in America 2005

Milwaukee: Chipstone Foundation, 2005. Softbound. Illustrated wraps. 321 pp., illustrated with bw and color illustrations and figures. Fine interior but with light rubbing to back cover. Item #102780
ISBN: 0972435352

The 2005 edition of this interdisciplinary journal examining the role of historical ceramics in an American context. ARTICLES: Introduction - Robert Hunter • A Pot Of Butter For The Victims - George H. Lukacs • Maine's Early-Nineteenth-Century Barrell-Wood Family Jugs and the Remarkable Woman Who Made Them Great - S. Robert Teitelman • John Bacon: Prince of Stoneware Potters? - Ivor Noel Hume • The Destruction of the Benjamin DuVal Stoneware Manufactory, Richmond, Virginia - Robert Hunter and Marshall Goodman • Rocketts' Red Glare: John P. Schermerhorn and the Early Richmond-Area Stoneware Industry - Kurt Russ and W. Sterling Schermerhorn • Distinguishing Marks and Flowering Designs: Baltimore's Utilitarian Stoneware Industry - John E. Kille • Rediscovering the New Brunswick Stoneware Pottery, ca. 1862 to 1902 - Richard Veit and Judson M. Kratzer • The Mansion Pottery - Barbara J. Gundy and Deborah Casselberry • J. Palin Thorely (1892-1987), Potter and Designer: Part I - John C. Austin NEW DISCOVERIES Introduction - Merry Abbitt Outlaw • The Great Wall of Terracotta: A Surprising Ceramic Discovery in South Amboy, New Jersey - Mark Nonestied and Richard Veit • Playful Potting: A Miniature Tin-Glazed Earthenware Chair - Sarah Neale Fayen • Trifles from a Boston Collection - Donna Corbin • This Little Piggy Went to Virginia - Beverly A. Straube • What is "What" in St. Mary's City? - Silas D. Hurry • Sugar Refining Pottery from Alexandria and Baltimore - Barbara H. Magid • Otto Karle: A Previously Unknown Shenandoah Valley Potter - Scott Hamilton Suter • The Stoneware Kiln of Charles F. Decker in Washington County, Virginia - William Hoffman • Bell Family Presentation Jar - John E. Kille • Hare Pottery Research - Charles Fithian, Claudia Leister, James Stewart, and Chris Espenshade • The Diorama Transport Views - Roger Pomfret • 1830s Painted Wares from a New Orleans Importer - Amy C. Earls and George L. Miller • The John Dortch Site: Anglo Elegance on the Spanish Louisiana Frontier - Sara A. Hahn.

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