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36174
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Pamolu Oldham measured the value of art by the amount of light and way that space was used. Being mindful of these aspects generated an awareness of other aspects, valuable on both sides of the canvas: people and animals, interior and exterior settings, and objects secular and sacred.
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Asheville Potter Karen Newgard transforms clay into elegant porcelain cups, bowls, pitchers, and platters. Newgard graduated from Louisiana State University with an art degree. Milling discusses technique and creations.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 74 Issue 11, Apr 2007, p216-218, 20, 222, il Periodical Website
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35119
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Edmond Boudreaux chronicled an updated ceramic development of the Town Creek Region, needed in light of the area’s extensive excavation history. Parts of this chronology included a description of the South Appalachian Mississippian Tradition, the six steps of the ceramic analysis for the author’s research, the use of multiple seriation methods, earlier research by Oliver (1992) proposing the groups of pottery fell into three ceramic phases. The excavation’s sites, typology for the pottery, and Ford seriation graphs were featured in figures. Tables contained seriation data and Mississippi period radiocarbon dates. Pottery images were located in Appendix A.
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21907
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This article examines the production of tin-glazed ceramics in Salem, North Carolina and other parts of the country. Tin-glazed ceramics were first introduced to the Moravian community in Salem by Carl Eisenberg near the end of the 18th century.
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21908
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This article examines the various ceramic traditions in 19th century Salem, North Carolina as produced by Moravian potters such as Heinrich Schaffner.
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5736
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Sandy Cole is a ninth-generation potter of the famous Cole family that has been producing pottery in the state for around 200 years. She and her husband Kevin Brown market their wares from North Cole Pottery in Sanford. Whimsical face jugs are their newest creations. Carter discusses the family's artistic work and the origins of face jugs.
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5775
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North Carolina has a rich pottery tradition stretching from the present-day back to Native Americans 2,000 or 3,000 years ago. From its early utilitarian days, pottery has evolved into an art form. At one time there were over 200 potteries in the Seagrove area, and some potters working there today are ninth-generation. House discusses pottery and places in the state to view it.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 35 Issue 3, Mar 2003, p22-24, il
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36328
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South Carolina face vessels are wheel thrown jugs with human features applied by hand. Originating from enslaved Africans, the tradition grew to be produced by European-American potters.
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3800
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In November, 1998, the North Carolina Pottery Center opens in Seagrove. The culmination of sixteen years of planning and raising funds, the Center seeks to make the public aware of the state's rich pottery history and traditions. Educational programs, exhibits, and collection and preservation are among activities to promote this.
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20363
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When archaeological investigations began at Brunswick Town in the 1950s, numerous fragments of decorative tin-enameled tile were recovered from three structures. The decorative motifs represent nine distinct styles and help archaeologists discern the history of delftware ceramics in the Americas.
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20362
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Among the historical foundations and items of historical interest at the excavations at Brunswick Town, pottery sherds are of particular interest, being a unique style to the region.
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27838
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The Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina researched the history of the Southern Porcelain Company. The company was created in 1856 and utilized white clay from the Edgefield pottery district of South Carolina to produce a variety of wares. Most of its products were never marked, but some earthenware was marked “S.C.P.Co., Kaolin, S.C.”
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2807
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For his book on the state's pottery tradition, TURNERS AND BURNERS, University of North Carolina folklore professor Charles Zug visited a number of potters, like Burlon Craig, and also rolled up his sleeves to get the feel of the clay.
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Endeavors (NoCar LD 3941.3 A3), Vol. 12 Issue 3, Dec 1995, p18-19, il Periodical Website
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27834
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Archaeological excavation and research reveal new information on Virginia’s early potting industry. The wares of Virginia potters started to appear along eastern coastal shipping routes, suggesting a change in the marketing of pottery. Excavated earthenware show a more common German form and have been documented among the wares made by the Moravians in North Carolina in the eighteenth century.
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Archaeological excavation and research of the Tildon Easton pottery site in Alexandria, Virginia has enhanced the knowledge base in earthenware and stoneware through much of the nineteenth century. Research also provides evidence of competition for the Wilkes Street pottery, and a better understanding of the industry’s economics and operation in the eastern region.
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