“Paradise Found,” detail, installation of individually mounted ceramic tile, mixed media, by Phillip Maberry.
British potter Sarah Walton at her pottery in Selmeston, Sussex. Her work is lightly salt glazed so that the form is dominant.
Jeff Oestreich’s faceted jar, 10 inches in height, thrown stoneware, Cone 7-10 carbon-trap glaze.
Nerikomi jar, approximately 12 inches in height, press-molded colored porcelain, unglazed, by Thomas Hoadley.
A third-generation functional potter, John Leach (son of David Leach, grandson of Bernard Leach) is shown at his Muchelney Pottery in the depths of the Somerset countryside, south of Muchelney near Langport, England. With two assistants, John produces a line of approximately 30 standard domestic stoneware forms.
A West African woman sgraffitoes a traditional pattern around the doorway of her clay house, a project that takes place every spring in the desert community of Oualata, Mauritania.
“Mortar with Stand,” 4.5 inches in height, porcelain with raku base, by Adrian Saxe.
“Pleated Jar,” 14 inches in height, handbuilt, glazed by Kenzo Okada.
Double-walled whiteware vessel, 12 inches in height, with high-heel shoe camouflaged in a china paint rectangle, multiple firings by Bob Shay.