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Peter Voulkos, Covered Jar
1953

Stoneware with slip
17 x 9 inches diameter
Signed

Collection:
Collection of the Museum of Arts and Design, New York.

Provenance:
Collection of Aileen Osborn Webb.
Collection of the American Craft Museum, (now the Museum of Arts and Design) New York; Gift of Aileen Osborn Webb, 1967; donated to the American Craft Museum by the American Craft Council, 1990.

Exhibitions:
1955 Palais Miramar, Cannes, France. L’Exposition International de la Céramique. 21-26 June 1955. Circulated through Western Europe by United States Department of Information, Washington, D.C.

San Francisco Museum of Art. Peter Voulkos: A Retrospective: 1948-1978, (organized by the American Crafts Council, New York) 17 February-2 April 1978. Traveled. Checklist #8.

Museum of Arts and Design, New York, California Dreamers: Ceramic Artists from the MAD Collection, 11 January-10 October 2010

Museum of Arts and Design, New York, What Would Mrs. Webb Do? A Founder's Vision, 23 September 2014-8 February 2015

Literature:
Mailliard, Dominique. “The International Exposition of Ceramics at Cannes,” Craft Horizons, September/October 1955, ill. p. 12.

Nelson, Glenn C. A Potter’s Handbook,3rd ed., Holt, Rinehart and Winston, Inc., NY, 1971, ill. p. 135, fig. 286.

Slivka, Rose. Peter Voulkos: A Dialogue with Clay, New York: New York Graphic Society in association with the American Crafts Council, 1978, ill. p. 7, fig. 3.

Slivka, Rose and Karen Tsujimoto. The Art of Peter Voulkos, Kodansha International in collaboration with The Oakland Museum, 1995; ill. p. 65, plate 20.

“Exposure,” Ceramics Monthly, November 2016, ill. p. 14.

Photo: © schoppleinstudio.com

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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