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Ceramics in America 2014
Robert Hunter, ed.



Ceramics in America Annual

Chipstone
2015 • 284 pp. 188 color illus. 8 1/2 x 11"
Ceramics / Decorative Arts & Material Culture


$65.00 Hardcover, 978-0-9827722-4-9



“This milestone volume pays tribute and honors accomplishment. It marks the publication of the fourteenth issue in the esteemed Ceramics in America series. . . . To celebrate this... [continued in Reviews below]”—Antiques and Arts Weekly

The 2014 volume of Ceramics in America presents an exciting collection of essays from prominent scholars in the broad eld of ceramic history.

The contributors to this volume were challenged to produce an annotated list of their top ten ceramic objects, artists, or events for our reading pleasure. These contributions are a celebration of ceramic scholarship and collecting, full of personal experiences and provocative opinions that reveal an aspect of the industry not typically seen. Beautifully illustrated, these articles, which include examples that range from ancient Egyptian pottery to contemporary china painted pots, highlight the universal love of ceramics. The journal concludes with a series of bibliographic essays by leading authors on the most influential ceramic publications they encountered in their careers.

Now in its fourteenth year of publication, Ceramics in America is considered the journal of record for historical ceramics scholarship in the American context and is intended for collectors, historical archaeologists, curators, decorative arts students, social historians, and contemporary potters.

Forthcoming issues of Chipstone's American Furniture and Ceramics in America annuals are also available at reduced prices by subscription.

View/download a review (PDF) from Antiques and The Arts Weekly, May 8, 2015 (©The Bee Publishing Co Inc).

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Reviews / Endorsements

“This milestone volume pays tribute and honors accomplishment. It marks the publication of the fourteenth issue in the esteemed Ceramics in America series. . . . To celebrate this achievement, editor Rob Hunter seized upon the brilliant idea of inviting major figures in the field of ceramics study to pen thematic essays highlighting the significance of ten objects with particular meaning to them.”—Antiques and Arts Weekly

“Ceramics in America is a highly important publication in the field of ceramics research. Always stunningly produced, it can be counted on to provide the latest research into a variety of topics that impact our understanding of ceramics in America.”—Suzanne R. F. Hood, Curator of Ceramics and Glass, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

“Each year Ceramics in America opens a window on most aspects of American life: public and private, imported and native, industrial and aesthetic, social and economic—and on all cultures betwixt and between.”—Philip Zea, President, Historic Deerfield, Inc.

“With gorgeous illustrations and keen insights from leading ceramic historians, collectors, and archaeological colleagues, Ceramics in America is truly the sort of treasure that archaeologists seek.”—Mary C. Beaudry, Department of Archaeology, Boston University



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Editor ROBERT HUNTER is a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London and an archaeologist and ceramic historian living in Williamsburg, Virginia. He was the founding director of the Center for Archaeological Research at The College of William and Mary, and served on the curatorial staff at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.



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