Maiolica tin-glazed earthenware

Maiolica is a tin-glazed earthenware that was produced during the Renaissance in Italy. The name comes from Majorca, the island from which, in the 15th century, a lot of Hispano-Moresque tin-glazed pottery was brought into Italy. The technique of covering with a tin glaze earthenware was similar to that used elsewhere in Europe for delftware and faience.Read More →

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Outside of Asia, Sir Percival David amassed one of the best collections of Chinese ceramics. Many imperial-quality artifacts are included, including stunning specimens of highly rare Ru and guan ceramics, as well as the famed David vases. Read More →

Vase manufactured by the Eureka Pottery 1883 to 1887

The Eureka Pottery was the last commercial pottery constructed during the historic three decades during which potteries were established in Trenton. The company made the most beautiful majolica in Trenton. It was established in 1883 by Leon Weil, who Noah and Charles Boch succeeded. It was closed in 1887 due to fire, the constant enemy of potteries.Read More →

"Compact" Tea Set by Ambrogio Pozzi

He worked in the family firm Ceramica Franco Pozzi in Gallarate from 1951 and redesigned its traditional products in an award-winning Functional style. His widely published 1970 Compact stacking coffee service was designed for machine production in three sizes. He set up his design practice, where clients included Riedel, Rossi, Guzzini, Pierre Cardin, Rosenthal, Norex, La Rinascente department store, and Alitalia. Read More →

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She was the head of the Wiener Werkstรคtte’s ceramic workshop. She worked in a highly distinctive style with coarse modelling and drip-glass effects. Read More →

British Ceramicist John Adams (1882 – 1953) was a British ceramicist and Designer. He was professionally active in London, Durban,Read More →

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With over two thousand objects, the Mint Museum’s collection of British ceramics is one of the best and most extensive in the United States. It includes items from all major manufacturing centres, including Wedgwood, Chelsea, Worcester, and Staffordshire. Read More →

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Frederick Hurten Rhead was an English-born American potter and ceramic artist. He was born into a family of potters and designers. He received his English pottery training before moving to the United States in 1902. Read More →

Wedgewood created by Dream

He started by producing basic tableware, but by 1759, he had expanded to include beautiful items like classical vases and portrait busts. He was one of the first producers to hire artists to create product designs.Read More →

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Plateelbakkerij Ram (1921 – 1969) was an Arnhem-based Dutch ceramics company. Ram was founded in 1921 to produce high-quality ceramic bodies. At Ram 1921โ€”25, Thomas A.C. Colenbrander was the designer for whom the company was established at the age of 80. Ram wares were sold at exhibition auctions as art rather than craft.Read More →

slipware pottery

Slipware is pottery known by its primary decorating method in which slip is added before firing by dipping, painting or splashing on the leather-hard clay body surface. Slip is an aqueous clay body suspension that is a combination of clays and other minerals, such as quartz, feldspar, and mica.Read More →

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Ernest Chaplet (1835 – 1909) was a French ceramicist, an early studio potter’ who mastered slip decoration, rediscovered stoneware, and conducted copper-red studies. From 1882 to 1885, he was the director of Charles Haviland’s workshop to study decorative processes, where he collaborated with artists such as Paul Gauguin. He eventually moved to Choisy-le-Roi, where he focused on porcelain glaze studies.Read More →

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Lachenal joined Thรฉodore Deck’s studio in 1870 and later became director. He established his studio in Malakoff, near Paris, in 1880 and Chatillon-sous-Bagneux, France, in 1887. He decorated his pottery with stylized figures, landscapes, greenery, and flowers in the ‘Persian style’ influenced by Deck.ย Read More →

Treet a Ceramic Relif by Konrad Galaaen

Konrad Galaaen (1923 – 2004) was a Norwegian ceramist and designer. He was educated at the Statens Hndverks- og Kunstindustriskole in Oslo and won first prize in a competition. He worked as a designer at Porsgrunds Porselnsfabrik for 43 years and developed the design classic Spire, which has been relaunched and redesigned. Porsgrund owes its distinctive style to talented designers like Galaaen, Eystein Sandnes, and Tias Eckhogg.Read More →

Six-Piece Place Setting 1947 by Edith Heath (MoMA)

Edith Heath successfully transitioned from studio potter to industrial designer while maintaining a studio sensibility. Heath was a pioneering ceramic chemist who pioneered the use of mechanical and handmade production. Her work gained popularity in California and was recognized with industrial-design awards.Read More →

Luce Rie Ceramics

Lucie Rie (1902 โ€“ 1995) was an Austrian-born British ceramicist. Between 1922-26, she studied fine art, at Kunstgewerbeschule, Vienna, under Michael Powolny. Read More →

Fujina pottery example

Fujina pottery is made at Matsue, Shimane. 19th-century products include bluish-green tea bowls and white, yellow, or bluish-green domestic pottery. Later urban work promotes folk art.Read More →

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Amstelhoek was a Dutch pottery founded in 1897 by Willem Christiaan Hoeker. It produced dark-coloured vases and bowls with white in-lays, brown vases with blue decorations and small animal-shaped vases with white inlays on darkgrounds. In 1903 it went bankrupt, but was still producing earthenware until 1907, when it was taken over by the majolica tirm Haga, which merged with the larger De Distel plant in 1910.Read More →

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Breakfast in an American middle-class home in the 1940s was often served on dishes designed by English designer Susie Cooper (1902-1995).Read More →

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Haviland was a French porcelain factory founded by American David Haviland in 1843 and operated until 1914. The Haviland family were skilled entrepreneurs and dedicated to their employees’ welfare, with a special fund to aid soldiers and their families, a mutual support fund, an association, social housing, and a programme for kids’ vacations.Read More →