Creation of Ceramic Forms Combining Stoneware and Porcelain

Creation of Ceramic Forms Combining Stoneware and Porcelain

Date: August 1969
Creator: Havis, Charles K.
Description: The problem under investigation is the creation of ceramic forms using both stoneware and porcelain in the same piece of ware. Sub-problems are to experiment with the best techniques of joining different clay bodies and the creation of aesthetically pleasing pieces which combine the textural beauty and rich glazes of stoneware with the bright glazes and the white and sometimes translucent body of porcelain.
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Acid Pitcher

Acid Pitcher

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Date: 1945/1949~
Creator: Coors Porcelain Company
Description: The pitcher has a wide spout, a large curved handle and is glazed white.
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TAC Tea Service

TAC Tea Service

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Date: 1969
Creator: Gropius, Walter
Description: The porcelain tea service consists of four pieces, tea pot, tea cup with saucer, sugar bowl and creamer.
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Pink Panther

Pink Panther

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Date: 1988~
Creator: Koons, Jeff
Description: Sculpture of a mermaid-like female figure wear a turquoise lower garment with bust exposed. Female figure appears to holding a pink animal on her left side.
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[Tobe Yaki Porcelain Works]

[Tobe Yaki Porcelain Works]

Date: 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of the Tobe Porcelain Works in Matsuyama, Japan. In the foreground, rows of pots are visible in the bottom half of the frame. Two men are visible working with clay.
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[Tobe Yaki Porcelain Works]

[Tobe Yaki Porcelain Works]

Date: 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of the roof of the Tobe Yaki porcelain workshop in Matsuyama, Japan. Part of the roof is thatch and part is made of black tiles.
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[Tobe Yaki Porcelain Works]

[Tobe Yaki Porcelain Works]

Date: 1978
Creator: Gough, Ray
Description: Photograph of the Tobe Yaki Porcelain Works in Matsuyama, Japan. A low stone building with metal roof is visible in the foreground. The building descends into the middle ground. The building is lined with arched doorways. In the background, trees are visible.
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Arjuna's Bell

Arjuna's Bell

Date: 1996
Creator: Milnes, Robert
Description: Half of the bowl is decorated in yellow while the other half consists of many closely spaced dark blue rectangular hash marks. On the yellow half of the bowl are many hieroglyphic type marks.
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Life on the Moon

Life on the Moon

Date: 1996
Creator: Milnes, Robert
Description: The porcelain artwork consists of a cup shape seated on a base. The cup is covered with yellow, gray and black geometric decoration. The yellow sections are textured with linear striations while the gray areas include some squiggly marks that resemble cursive handwriting.
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Round Table

Round Table

Date: 1965~
Creator: Gough, Georgia Belle Leach
Description: The stoneware and porcelain piece is a table with a realistic appearing fringed leather covering.
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Ptolemy's Atlas

Ptolemy's Atlas

Date: 1996
Creator: Milnes, Robert
Description: The vessel is a tall bowl shape covered with a grooved texture over which are some vertical light blue rectangles that pierce a light purple circle that is textured with curvy lines.
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Ice Station Florentine

Ice Station Florentine

Date: 1997
Creator: Milnes, Robert
Description: The bowl shape sits atop a cushion shape. The white porcelain bowl is decorated with bold black curlicues and black squares. There is some pale yellow wash and fine linear marks.
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Song Sung Blue

Song Sung Blue

Date: 1996
Creator: Milnes, Robert
Description: The bowl shape sits atop a cushion shape that echoes the surface colors and textures of the bowl. A circle shape enclosing wiggly lines decorates the center of the exterior side of the bowl. Also around the exterior of the bowl are vertically oriented linear black lines and textural lines.
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Jupiter's Goalee

Jupiter's Goalee

Date: 1996
Creator: Milnes, Robert
Description: The white bowl shape is covered with patterned squares filled in with black and blue short hash marks. A sweeping blue transparent overlay shape hugs the side of the bowl as do two horizontally oriented black outlines.
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Marvel

Marvel

Date: 1998
Creator: Milnes, Robert
Description: A tall bowl shape sits atop a cushion shaped base. Both the base and the vessel are covered with a complex series of patterns and textures. Vertical panels of yellow, light blue and black are further enhanced with texture and short curvilinear lines in gray and black. Rectangular cutouts are inside the black sections of both the vessel and base.
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Edo Brocade

Edo Brocade

Date: 1996
Creator: Milnes, Robert
Description: The bowl shaped vessel sits atop a matching cushion shaped stand. Both bowl and stand are highly textured with grooved lines as well as amoeba shapes within which curved lines are carved. The colors are pale yellow, pale pink and a dark blue black.
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porcelain platter

porcelain platter

Date: 1997
Creator: Milnes, Robert
Description: The white porcelain platter is decorated with large green curl and a large orange curl and twelve blue hash marks.
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Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara

Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara

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Date: ca. 1280-1368
Creator: unknown
Description: None
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Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara

Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara

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Date: ca. 1280-1368
Creator: unknown
Description: None
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Large Vase with Notables in a Landscape

Large Vase with Notables in a Landscape

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Date: 1662/1722
Creator: unknown
Description: Tall polychrome porcelain vase decorated with notable people with some indication of a landscape setting.
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Ocarina

Ocarina

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Date: 1900/1925~
Creator: unknown
Description: The musical instrument has a dark shiny glaze with a cartouche of flowers and gold flower and foliage embellishment around the curved edges.
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Large Covered Jar (Potiche) Decorated with a Phoenix and a Dragon

Large Covered Jar (Potiche) Decorated with a Phoenix and a Dragon

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Date: [1700..1800]
Creator: unknown
Description: Light green vase decorated with polychrome depictions of dragon and phoenix.
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Cylindrical Vase with Notables among Trees

Cylindrical Vase with Notables among Trees

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Date: 1650~
Creator: unknown
Description: The tall cylindrical vase is polychromed with Chinese figures amongst tall trees.
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Covered Jar (Potiche) Decorated with Horsemen and Dogs

Covered Jar (Potiche) Decorated with Horsemen and Dogs

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Date: 1522~/1566~
Creator: unknown
Description: Covered jar, sometimes called a potiche, is decorated with polychrome horsemen and dogs. White body background decorated with fanciful animals, patterned borders, foliage and flowers with basket weave decoration around the shoulder. Much of the patterns is red with polychrome occuring mostly on the costumed soldiers holding spears and animals.
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