Functional pottery: form and aesthetic in pots of purpose

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Chilton Book Co., 1986 - Antiques & Collectibles - 257 pages
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This volume provides you with a functional overlook of pottery through the years. Explore the evolution of design of utilitarian pottery and study the diverse approaches to making pottery that developed over time.

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This updated edition of Hopper's book on pottery form for advance studio potters has many new color illustrations, which complement a text that was already remarkable for its breadth of coverage of ... Read full review

Contents

Functions Methods Shapes and Details
10
Geometry and Universal Symbols
50
An Historical Collection
68
Copyright

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19th century aesthetic Alain Bonneau Amlash ash glaze Asian Art Museum Avery Brundage Collection base basic form Bernard Leach Betty Woodman bowl Brantford Brooklyn Museum Butter dish casserole celadon center of gravity century A.D. Ceramic Art cerns chalices Charles Edwin Wilbour China clay color common Fig containers cooking pots Courtesy cultures decoration developed dish drinking dynasty earthenware edge Edo period Egypt Ewer Fibonacci series Fine Arts fingers finials fired flange foot functional object functional pottery Funerary urn Gallery of Greater Gardiner Museum geometric solids glaze Golden Mean Golden Rectangle Greater Victoria Greece handle Hans Coper Height hot pot However Iran Japan Japanese tea ceremony John Coles John Leach Joseph Pearson Keith Morris kiln knob Korean pottery Koryo dynasty kylix leather hard lepidolite Liao Dynasty Lid type lidded containers liquid locking device Lucie Rie Luristan majolica Meissen Michael Cardew microwave microwave ovens Mixtec mold Montreal Montreal Museum Mullite Museum of Ceramic Museum of Fine Museum of San object often Oinochoe oven paste porcelain petalite Peter Hogan Photograph piece pitcher platelets porcelain porcellanous potter's wheel pouring lip pulled handle ratios Royal Ontario Museum salt glaze salt-glazed stoneware San Francisco SAUCE BOATS seroles shape Shoji Hamada skyphos slipcast space spout stoneware storage studio studio potter surface Tang dynasty tatami teabowl teapot tesy thrown tin-glazed tion Tom Turner tool trimming tureen usually utilitarian Vancouver Museum variations vessel visual ware wheel wide Woodfired X X X

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