Big Ware Turners: The History and Manufacture of Pennsylvania Stoneware

Big Ware Turners: The History and Manufacture of

A comprehensive word and picture history of Pennsylvania's stoneware potters and potteries. Two hundred color photos of rare pieces, maps, advertisements, letters, and period photographs spread throughout the book. An interview with 19th century folk potter, Larry Rumble is included along with numerous sidebars that add interest and emphasis. This book, which took 15 years to research, documents 300 large and small stoneware operations which flourished in 43 of Pennsylvania's 67 counties during a 50-year span (1840-1890)

  • ASIN: 0974581909

Made of Mud: Stoneware Potteries in Central Pennsylvania, 1831-1929

Made of Mud: Stoneware Potteries in Central Pennsylvania,

Documents the high-fired utilitarian pottery in numerous central Pennsylvania counties. In addition to an overview, chapters are devoted to the makers and their wares from each county. An appendix lists all the potters, their periods of activity, and the precise stamps they used and when. This new edition has been revised with information gathered since it first appeared in 1977.

  • ASIN: 027100228X

Stoneware (Ceramics Handbooks)

Stoneware (Ceramics

Stoneware is a hard, strong, and vitrified ware, usually fired above 1200 C (2192 F), which allows the body and glaze to mature at the same time and form an integrated body-glaze layer. During firing, the organic matter found in clay is burned away, the color changes, and a layer of glass is fused onto the surface. The quality of the glaze owes much to the establishment of this layer, and it is therefore the glaze quality that determines a ware's acceptance as stoneware. Such high firing can achieve qualities and finishes that appeal to many potters; however, firing clay at such high temperatures imposes particular demands on the clay, glazes, and kilns. In Stoneware, Richard Dewar discusses the various considerations that need to be taken into account when working at higher temperatures and shows the myriad techniques and glazes that can be used to achieve excellent results. Including the work of Sandy Brown, Will Levi Marshall, Robin Welch, John Calver, and other internationally known artists, this handbook is the only one available on this increasingly popular subject.

  • ASIN: 081221837X

PENNSYLVANIA GEODE CRACKLE Trivet: Custom Trivet, Personalized Trivet, State Shaped Trivet, Geode Trivet, Decorative Trivet

PENNSYLVANIA GEODE CRACKLE Trivet: Custom Trivet, Personalized Trivet,

Show your Pennsylvania pride with this lovely and functional trivet. They are perfect for displaying on a coffee table and have felt "feet" (scratch protectors) on the underside to protect your surfaces. Whether you're from Pennsylvania or not, these are perfect for a hostess gift, to show your state pride, or share the beautiful state of Pennsylvania with someone else. Measures approximately 13"x4.5". Price is for a single trivet, but you can order as many as you like. See last photo for color choices. Shown in Green. Some variation in color should be expected due to the handmade nature of these items. Does not contain real geodes. Minnesota shoppers, come visit our gallery in Minneapolis to save on shipping! Hours and directions are on our website:

  • Color: Green
  • Brand: Dock 6 Pottery

MudWorks Pottery Red Poppy Sponge Holder

MudWorks Pottery Red Poppy Sponge

MudWorks Pottery is designed and created in the small town of Effort, Pennsylvania. From the throwing on the wheel to the carving and painting, every step is done by hand. Their charming designs are food, oven (with preheating), microwave and dishwasher safe, making them both fun and functional. Most motifs are available in a variety of configurations such as plates, trays, mugs, etc.

  • Color: Red
  • Brand: MudWorks Pottery

American Made Stoneware Pottery Java Gnome Coffee Mug

American Made Stoneware Pottery Java Gnome Coffee

It's love at first sight - a sculpted garden gnome embraces his morning java mug... on a mug! Handmade in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, this captivating mug warms your heart with it's charming style while keeping your beverage toasty with the natural insulating quality of stoneware. Individually handmade on the potter's wheel with durable stoneware clay, each 16-ounce mug is high fired for a permanent finish that is lead-free, cadmium-free, microwave safe, and dishwasher safe. Mugs sold separately.

  • Color: Green
  • Brand: Modern Artisans
  • ASIN: B01EM01IRW

The Art of German Stoneware, 1300-1900: From the Charles W. Nichols Collection and the Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Art of German Stoneware, 1300-1900: From the

Beautiful and eminently useful, stonewares produced in the German-speaking lands from the Middle Ages onward were highly valued for their durability and suitability for a range of domestic and social uses. Widely traded throughout Europe, they were also among the first European ceramics to reach colonial North America. During the Renaissance the addition of brilliant salt glazes—s well as relief imagery that communicated with the user—raised the status of these wares. Later examples introduced abstract floral or geometric decorations and more unusual, original forms, which retained broad cultural significance.About ninety fine stoneware pieces from the Philadelphia Museum of Art and a promised private collection testify here to the success, artful decoration, and fascinating variety of this medium. Jack Hinton describes the developments in stoneware through these notable examples, and beautiful color images bring their details vividly to life.

  • Brand: Brand: Yale University Press
  • ASIN: 0300179782

CounterArt Absorbent Stoneware Car Coaster, Love Pennsylvania-Home "1 COUNT"

CounterArt Absorbent Stoneware Car Coaster, Love Pennsylvania-Home "1

This CounterArt individual car coaster features an innovative design for keeping your vehicle's cup holder dry from beverage drips and condensation. Crafted from a durable stoneware material that continuously absorbs moisture, this coaster has a convenient finger slot on the side, making it easy to remove for cleaning. The decorative transfer print is FDA approved and has an attractive, artistic pattern, and we offer many colorful design options for your own personal taste-use it in your car, van, RV or boat. To remove coaster stains, soak coaster in 1 part household bleach and 3 parts water until stain lifts, then rinse and air dry. Our car coasters make great add-on gifts and are perfect as a stocking stuffer or party favor. Measures 2-1/2 inches across.

  • Color: Red, Black, White
  • Brand: CounterArt
  • ASIN: B07BKB5R6X
  • UPC: 073143086446

Decorated Stoneware of Cowden

Decorated Stoneware of

Decorated Stoneware Of Cowden, by Matthew R. Miller is a book on the antique blue decorated stoneware produced in Harrisburg Pennsylvania. More extensive than any other book ever produced on these potteries, Decorated Stoneware Of Cowden fully details the story and history of the nine Harrisburg stoneware manufacturers, moving chronologically from T. H. Willson, Willson's & Young, John Young, William Moyer, J. W. Cowden, Cowden & Wilcox, F. H. Cowden, Cowden & Son, to Cowden & Company .In addition to genealogy and history on the owners, potters, and potteries from this era, Decorated Stoneware Of Cowden is a full sized 8.5" x 11" hardbound book, 176 pages in length, and features over 400 color photographs of Harrisburg blue decorated stoneware. This book includes photographic examples of the pottery produced by each Harrisburg maker, as well as advertisements, sale bills, maps, blue prints, owners and employees. The photographs of stoneware range from typical pieces to some of the rarest and most extravagantly decorated stoneware ever produced, and also includes a large number of pieces which have never before reached the public eye. The name, Cowden & Wilcox, and the stoneware produced in Harrisburg, the capital city of Pennsylvania, is among the most highly collected stonewa...


NCAA Kentucky Wildcats Absorbent Coaster - Pack Of 4

NCAA Kentucky Wildcats Absorbent Coaster - Pack Of

The 4-inch stone coasters are printed with vibrant permanent colors and continually absorb moisture. A thick cork backing further protects tables from scratches. They can be used with hot or cold beverages.

  • Color: Kentucky Wildcats
  • Brand: Conimar
  • ASIN: B00573SSKO
  • UPC: 073143163253
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