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A.D. 1600's - 1900

History of the Hall China Company East Liverpoll Ohio (Hall China Company) Mid 1800's - Early 1900's This article is reprinted from The Bulletin of The American Ceramic Society, Vol. 24, No. 8, August 15, 1945. It presents the history of the Hall China Company from its formation through World War II. Thanks to Everson Hall, Hall China historian, who made the article available for publication here. I really enjoy all of the pottery jargon in this article, like glost kiln, silk lawns, and jiggerman's wheel! 1903

Where Ceramics Once Thrived! East Liver Pool Ceramics (by Charles Luce) Mid 1800's - Early 1900's It was in 1841 that British-born potter James Bennett settled here, drawn by accessible clay deposits and the sense that he could make a better living than in Jersey City where he'd worked at the Henderson Pottery Company since immigrating in 1839. Bennett's hunch turned into a family affair - he sent for his brothers in 1845 - and soon expanded.

The Six Oldest Pottery CentersI (Wood-fired Stoneware from Shigaraki) A.D. 1300 - Present The potteries are Shigaraki, Bizen, Tanba Pottery Tanba, Echizen, Seto and Tokoname.

George E. Ohr (Arts & Cultural Center) 1857 - About the Mad Potter.

The Mad Potter of Biloxi (In Association with Amazon.com) Book by by Garth Clark, Robert A. Ellison, Eugene Hecht - The Art and Life of George E. Ohr

Wedgwood (Wedgwood) 1759 Summary of the History of Wedgwood.

Traditional Acoma Pottery (Migrations) A.D. 1600 Acoma "Sky City" in New Mexico, is one of the oldest continuously occupied cities in North America. For a thousand years, the people of Aak'u, which has been translated from Keresan as "mesa top" and also as "a place prepared," have been making pottery--vessels of everyday life, of ritual, and of great beauty. During the seventeenth century, potters developed the matte-painted polychrome style, which continues today.
Native American Pottery New Englan Region A.D.1700 Pottery was first used by New England Native Americans about 3,000 years ago. During the Archaic period, groups of people scheduled their movements into a seasonal cycle in accordance with the seasonal abundance of particular resources.
Flow Blue China: MIT's Biology Building (Jennifer Grucza) A.D. 1850 - 1900
Flow Blue China is a type of pottery that enjoyed widespread popularity. The purpose of this report is to give a background history of Flow Blue and to describe the possible origin and history of a few of these shards.
Flow Blue (Talking Tea Collectables) A.D. 1850 - 1900 more on Flow Blue, also includes pictures.

Acoma and Zuni Pottery: (U of Michigan Museum of Anthropology) A.D. 1700 - 1800 Acoma and Zuni Pottery The Museum houses a small but excellent collection of pottery from the American southwest. Acoma and Zuni Pueblos are represented by especially fine specimens from the late 19th and early 20th century. A sample of these can be seen here.

History of Zsolnay Vilmos porcelain factory hungarian ceramics (Zsolnay USA) A.D. 1800 - Present, written by Dr. Eva Hars Art Historian. The history of today's Zsolnay Porcelain Factory reaches back to the year 1853, when Miklos Zsolnay established the first manufacture of ceramics for his son Ignac.

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