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Peter Voulkos, Carved Pot
1951

Stoneware
10-3/4 x 14-1/2 inches diameter
Signed

Collection:
Museum of Contemporary Crafts, Portland, Oregon.

Provenance:
Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Crafts, Portland, Oregon; Oregon Ceramic Studio Purchase, Crossroads, Inc., 1952.

Exhibitions:
Oregon Ceramic Studio, Portland. Second Annual Exhibition of Northwest Ceramics. 16 May-16 June 1951.

Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, Oregon. Historical Oregon Ceramic Exhibition. June 1969.

Museum of Contemporary Crafts, Portland, Oregon. Northwest Modern: Revisiting the Annual Ceramic Exhibitions of 1950-1964. 18 August 2011-25 February 2012.

Museum of Contemporary Crafts, Portland, Oregon. Object Focus: The Bowl. 7 March 2013-21 September 2013.

Literature:
Disney, Jean. “Northwest Ceramic Exhibition is Important Event,” The Sunday Oregonian Farm, Home and Garden, May 10, 1953, ill. p. 18.

Harrington, LaMar. Ceramics in the Pacific Northwest: A History. University of Washington Press in association with the Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, 1979, ill. p. 26.

Wiggers, Namita Gupta. Unpacking the Collection: Selections from the Museum of Contemporary Crafts. Museum of Contemporary Crafts, Portland, Oregon, 2008, ill. p. 38.

Perez, Kat. “Northwest Modern,” Studio Potter, Summer/Fall 2012, p.13, ill. p. 12.

Lasky, Julie. “Finally, the Bowl Gets Its Due,” New York Times, March 27, 2013, ill. p. D1.

Photo: © Sam Jornlin

Lost Found

Bottle

Deer Vase

Vase

Carved Pot

Vase

Storage Jar

Bull Vase

Container with Cover

Striped Vase

Found

Lidded Jar

Leaf Vase

Tureen

Teapot

Tureen

Bottle

Covered Jar

Tea Bowl

Small Bowl

Found

Babe the Blue Ox

Tureen

Face Vase

Large Bowl

Vase

Vase

Covered Container

Chocolate Pot

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