Peter Voulkos, Covered Jar
Stoneware with slip
17 x 9 inches diameter
Collection of the Museum of Arts and Design, New York.
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.
1955 Palais Miramar, Cannes, France. LExposition 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.
American Craft Museum, New York, Four Decades of Discovery: The 40th Anniversary of the American Craft Museum, 27 June 1996-23 February 1997. Catalogue, ill. p. 7.
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
Museum of Arts and Design, New York, Voulkos: The Breakthrough Years, 18 October 2016-15 March 2017, checklist #2. Travels to the Renwick Gallery, Washington, D.C. 7 April-20 August 2017. Catalogue, pp. 13, 114, 186; ill. p. 115, color plate 2.
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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, color ill. p. 14, fig. 5.
Frelinghuysen, Alice Cooney, Martin Eidelberg and Adrienne Spinozzi, American Art Pottery: The Robert A. Ellison Collection, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, 2018, ill. p. 348, fig. 391.
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