Tag Archives: Ceramics

What is China?

What is China?

Ceramics, in its broadest term, defines the art of making any object from clay by baking it. Just as the term “vehicle” can mean car, airplane, or spaceship, the term “ceramics” includes a like number of variations, either in design

The Kalo Shop

The Kalo Shop

Timeless Handwrought Beauty by Maxine Carter-Lome Much has been written about Arts & Crafts furniture, architecture, and ceramics, and such icons of the movement as Stickley, Newcomb, Van Briggle, and Frank Lloyd Wright, among others. Less is known and has

35 Years Strong! The Annual Duxbury Spring Antique Show

This spring will mark the 35th anniversary of the Annual Duxbury Spring Antique Show. The show began thirty five years ago with a small group of dedicated volunteers, and has grown into a premier antique show and is one of

Ken’s Korner: Chicagoans treated to African art exhibit

Ken’s Korner: Chicagoans treated to African art exhibit – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2006 There’s a special exhibit at the Art Institute of Chicago titled “For Hearth and Altar: African Ceramics from the Keith Archepohl Collection.” It runs through

Grueby: the View From 100 Years

Grueby: the View From 100 Years – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – May 2004 By Steve Fales The World’s Columbian Exposition took place in Chicago in 1893. If you were thinking of traveling there from Boston you would likely

The World of Gouda Pottery

The World of Gouda Pottery – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – November 2000 By Phyllis T. Ritvo, photos by Gene Ritvo A Word from the Author Before beginning this story, let me tell you briefly about my journey