Christopher T. Espenshade
Relatedness and Fluidity among Stoneware Potters of Washington County, Virginia

Ceramics in America 2004

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  • Figure 1
    Figure 1

    Kiln and waster mound at the Magee stoneware shop of the Osceola cluster. (Photos, Christopher T. Espenshade.)

  • Figure 2
    Figure 2

    Storage jar, attributed to J. M. Barlow, Alum Wells or Oceola, Washington County, Virginia, 1880–1896. Salt-glazed stoneware. H. 13". This vessel has been attributed based on its handle and rim forms and its decorative motif.

  • Figure 3
    Figure 3

    Clay Bottoms, an old back channel of the Middle Fork of the Holston River, at which potters from the Osceola shops quarried clay.

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    Figure 4

    Relatedness diagram of the stoneware potters of Washington County, Virginia.