A collection of essays about arts and crafts pottery created at Newcomb College of Tulane University in New Orleans from the late 19th century to 1940. Includes a preface, a selected bibliography, and an index.
This is a comprehensive study of American art/studio pottery, dinnerware, and other functional wares (including china painting and ceramic decoration and design) produced without a primary profit-making motivation. Researched over a period of six years, it documents ceramics activity from the first recreational china painting enthusiasts, through varying stages of formal ceramic instruction, to the shift from ceramics as craft to art. This invaluable resource details works from non-commercial programs, including the Saturday Evening Girls, the Works Progress Administration, and many others.
This history of American pottery, which uses examples from the Everson Museum of Art's collection, includes essays on ancient American ceramics through American cermaics since 1950. With black-and-white photographs, a bibliography, and an index.
This illustrated comprehensive history of 19th-century Canadian ceramics has appendices with marks and a list of potters as well as bibliographical footnotes, and is considered a standard work in this area.
A history of late 19th- and 20th-century ceramics, published in conjunction with the exhibition ’A century of ceramics in
the United States, 1878-1978’ at the Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse,
New York, May 5-September 23, 1979. Includes a bibliography.
Brief survey of pre-Columbian potteryof Central and South America from the second millenium B.C. to the Spanish conquest. Includes a few pieces from the Southwestern U.S. With a classified bibliography.