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 or materials. Basically, the chemical composition of china is a combination of clay, kaolin, feldspar, […]

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 been written about Arts & Crafts metalwork. Apart from Tiffany, Georg Jensen, and Arthur J. […]

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 the only remaining all volunteer-run antique shows in the greater Northeast. The two day event […]

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 Feb. 20 and consists of 125 pieces, representing a fascinating cross-section of African cultures: the […]

Grueby: the View From 100 Years

Grueby: the View From 100 Years – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – May 2004 By Steve Fales [quote style=”boxed”]”To me there is more true art in a brick made and burnt by one man than there is in the best piece of molded pottery ever made” – William J. Walley[/quote] The World’s Columbian Exposition […]