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Ceramics Monthly: April 1962

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Rut Bryk’s ceramic tile is a design of barbaric splendor combined with childhood fantasy. 

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Ceramics Monthly: March 1962

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David W. Laughlin’s wheel-thrown Owls are among the creatures described in his feature article. The owls, which are from 8 to 12 inches high, are made from a clay composed of earthenware and fireclay and fired to about cone 5.

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Ceramics Monthly: February 1962

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Angelo C. Garzio’s Stoneware Teapot has a pulled clay overhead handle. The teapot has a wax-resist decoration and was reduction fired to cone 7.

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Ceramics Monthly: January 1962

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Bud Vase by Edward Cromey was made by combining slab and thrown parts; the decorative scale effect was achieved by the applique method. The unusual “orange peel” texture results from the use of the salt glaze technique.

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Ceramics Monthly: December 1961

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The Virgin Mary and Christ Child, from the workshop of Andrea della Robbia (1480-90), is presented as our Holiday Greeting to potters everywhere. This superb example of Italian ceramic work is 40 inches in diameter. The heads, bodies and wings in the central panel are unglazed, revealing the terra cotta color of the clay; the background is the traditional della Robbia blue glaze and the halos are white. The cherub border is blue and white, and the fruit border is green, raisin, lavender, mustard and green.

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Ceramics Monthly: November 1961

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World-famous potter Angelo C. Garzio is pictured scoring a wheel-thrown pitcher preparatory to attaching the handle. Mr. Garzio’s feature article in this issue gives his views on making and placing of the handle, and the accompanying illustrations record each decisive step in the process.

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Ceramics Monthly: October 1961

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Prize-winning pottery entries from the 43rd Annual Toledo Area Artists Exhibition at the Toledo Museum of Art. Pictured (left to right) are: Branch Vase by Norman Schulman; Stoneware Bottle by Charles Lakofsky; and Stoneware Vase by Fly Shaffer.

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Ceramics Monthly: September 1961

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“William,” the Egyptian ceramic hippopotamus that has long been a favorite with visitors to the Metropolitan Museum in New York, is the first subject in CM’s new monthly feature, Picture Parade.

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Ceramics Monthly: June 1961

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Stoneware Bottle by Richard M. Lincoln was awarded the Ann Arbor Artisan’s Purchase Prize at the Michigan Designer-Craftsmen exhibition. The bottle was presented to the University of Michigan Museum of Art.

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Ceramics Monthly: May 1961

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Richard Peeler’s method of making flattened pots from a hump mold offers many interesting variations on a basic shape.

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