Ceramics in America 2018

Ceramics in America 2018

by Robert Hunter (Editor)


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The 2018 volume of Ceramics in America features articles about contemporary potters exploring historic ceramic traditions and methods. A special focus is on The Last Drop Project held in conjunction with The North Carolina Pottery Center where fifteen leading American contemporary potters were invited to create new ceramic works inspired by seventeenth and eighteenth century drinking vessels.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780986385735
Publisher: Chipstone Foundation
Publication date: 04/30/2019
Series: Ceramics in America Annual
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 8.37(w) x 10.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Editor ROBERT HUNTER is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London and an archaeologist and ceramic historian living in Williamsburg, Virginia. He was the founding director of the Center for Archaeological Research at The College of William and Mary, and served on the curatorial staff at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Table of Contents

The Last Drop: Intoxicating Pottery, Past And Present Project, Robert Hunter
Michelle Erickson: 'Distilled, Michelle Erickson and Robert Hunter
In the Pale Moonlight: Pottery 'Alcohol in North Carolina, Stephen Compton
Unless Delayed by Unforeseen Circumstances: A Tale of a Shenandoah Valley Industrial Pottery, Scott Hamilton Suter
The Search for the Green-Glaze Potter of Philadelphia, Deborah Miller
In Plain Sight: 'Rewriting Philadelphia's 18th Century Porcelain History, Robert Hunter, J. Victor Owen, and Deborah Miller
A Potter Considers the Euro-American Tradition, Stephen Earp
Getting a Lead on Lead: A Potter's Passion for a Particular Surface, Greg Shooner and Brenda Hornsby Heindl

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