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Ulysses Dietz
Curatorial Ten: The World in Clay from the Newark Museum

Ceramics in America 2014

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  • Figure 1
    Figure 1

    Attic red-figure skyphos, the Newark Painter, Greece, 500–450 B.C.E. Earthenware. H. 5". (Courtesy, Newark Museum; Gift of Louis Bamberger, 1928 28.204.) 

  • Figure 2
    Figure 2

    Vessel for Erinlè, in the manner of the rival of Àbátàn, Nigeria, Yoruba, late 19th–early 20th century. Terracotta and metal. H. 15 7/8", D. 8 1/2". (Courtesy, Newark Museum, Purchase 1987, Thomas L. Raymond Bequest Fund 87.130a,b.)

  • Figure 3
    Figure 3

    Side view of the vessel illus­trated in fig. 2.

  • Figure 4
    Figure 4

    Storage jar, unidentified Zuni artist, New Mexico, late 19th century. Earthenware. H. 16 1/2", D. 23". (Courtesy, Newark Museum, Gift of Amelia Elizabeth White, 1937 37.190.)

  • Figure 5
    Figure 5

    Archaistic ding censer with taotie, lotus, and cloud motifs, China, Qianlong mark and period (1736–1795) of the Qing dynasty (1644–1911). Porce­lain, gold, silver, wood, and amber. H. without lid 8 1/2". (Courtesy, Newark Museum, Gift of Herman and Paul Jaehne, 41.1988A,B.) 

  • Figure 6
    Figure 6

    Detail showing reign mark on the ding illustrated in fig. 5.

  • Figure 7
    Figure 7

    Monumental urn with ormolu mounts (one of a pair), Imperial Porcelain Manufactory, Sèvres, 1804–1809. Porce­lain, enamel, bronze. H. 37 1/2", D. 19 3/4". (Courtesy, Newark Museum, Gift of Mrs. William J. Clark, 1933 33.410b.)

  • Figure 8
    Figure 8

    “Grecian Vase” for the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, decorated by Lucien Boullemier for Trenton Pot­teries Company, Trenton, New Jersey, 1904. Porcelain, enamel, and gold paste. H. 55 1/2". (Courtesy, Newark Museum, Gift of Crane, Incorporated, 1969 69.133a–c.) 

  • Figure 9
    Figure 9

    Reverse of the vase illustrated in fig. 8. 

  • Figure 10
    Figure 10

    Vase with stylized floral design, decorated by Sarah Tutt and thrown by John Swallow for Marblehead Pottery, Marblehead, Massachusetts, ca. 1910. Earthenware with slip decoration. H. 7". (Courtesy, Newark Museum, Purchase 1911 11.489.)

  • Figure 11
    Figure 11

    Detail of the bottom of the vase illustrated in fig. 10, showing the mark, label, and original price in red paint. 

  • Figure 12
    Figure 12

    “Black Iris” vase, decorated by Carl Schmidt for Rookwood Pottery, Cin­cinnati, Ohio, 1909. Earthenware with underglaze slip decoration. H. 13 3/4". (Courtesy, Newark Museum, Purchase 1914 14.446.)

  • Figure 13
    Figure 13

    Folded bowl, Gertrud and Otto Natzler, Los Angeles, California, 1944. Stoneware. W. 13 3/4". (Courtesy, Newark Museum, Purchase 1949 49.374.)

  • Figure 14
    Figure 14

    Gold chalice, Beatrice Wood, Ojai, California, 1985. Earthenware. H. 12 15/16". (Courtesy, Newark Museum, Purchase 1986, Louis Bamberger Bequest Fund 86.4.)