Workshop guests may stay for free in a circa 1793 tavern reconstructed at Eastfield Village. (Unless otherwise noted, all photos by Merry A. Outlaw.)
Reproduction pottery may be purchased at the circa 1811 Elias Brown General Store.
A misty morning walk into quaint Eastfield Village.
Exterior of the 1836 First Universalist Church, Eastfield Village, East Nassau, New York.
Inside the church, tables are set with pots and equipment. James Mattozzi, left, and Jonathan Rickard, right, discuss Rickard’s dipped-ware collection.
Sherds from the Wood and Caldwell waster tip, Burslem, 1795–1805.
These hand-painted polychrome pearlware vessels are from a circa 1797 pottery dump in Albany, New York, and match examples from the Wood and Caldwell tip.
Jonathan Rickard brought antiques for comparison to the Wood and Caldwell sherds.
Reconstructed vessels from the 1829–1837 Lewis Pottery in Louisville, Kentucky.
Irish potter Nicholas Mosse demonstrating transfer-printing techniques. (Photos, James Mattozzi.)
Jonathan Rickard, left, examines an antique dipped-ware tankard from the studio collection of Don Carpentier, right.