All pottery is handcrafted in lancaster county using traditional pennsylvania german production methods. But if you need an order within a specific time frame, please contact me before ordering to schedule an appropriate delivery time. Hummel, published by the philadelphia museum of art, philadelphia, pa, 1982. Published in 1903 by the pennsylvania museum, tulip ware of the pennsylvaniagerman potters is an indepth look into the pennsylvania german folk art known as slipware or redware. Featured items newest items bestselling alphabetical. Pennsylvania dutch redware refers to the pottery individually made from local lancaster county clay which is burned in a kiln until the color reaches a brick red. Cover image for tulip ware of the pennsylvaniagerman potters. See more ideas about pottery, old crocks and antiques. Each piece is lovingly formed in earthen clay by hand on the potters wheel.
Antique redware jar, domed lid, decorated with manganese daubs. Redware americas folk art pottery by kevin mcconnell, published by schiffer publishing ltd. It also denotes pride and determination in the face of discrimination and disrespect. May hello and welcome to my vision of pennsylvania redware hand crafted in the traditions of the pennsylvania german potters.
John bell who, along with his sons, potted in waynesboro, pa, is one of the primary names in the history of pennsylvania utilitarian pottery production. The major american redware centers stretched from maine to north carolina and west to ohio. Get the best deals on redware pottery when you shop the. The clay gradually darkens to various deeper reds with the usage and the passing of time.
Pottery earthenware, redware, border ware, delftware. Lasansky, jeanette 1990 berks county redware pottery 17671909. Pottery is meant to be touched and you can feel the design scratched into the surface of my sgraffito pieces. Learn the symbolism behind the different motifs, and the uses for specific. Charles stahls pottery site was located along the indian creek in the village of powder valley, pennsylvania. Redware as a single word is a term for at least two types of pottery of the last few centuries, in europe and north america. This volume introduces readers to the subject by detailing the international history of slip decoration and providing an overview of the technique and products throughout the world. Eldreth pottery produces traditional saltglazed stoneware and redware pottery. At this time we do not accept web or email orders, so please print a copy of the order form and fax, mail, or call in your order. Pennsylvania german dutch redware zettlemoyer pottery. Conversely, earthenware is a lowfired pottery that is porous even after firing, and required a lead glaze on at least the interior to prevent seepage. Norwalk, connecticut or huntington, long island, new york. Hello and welcome to my vision of pennsylvania redware hand crafted in the traditions of the pennsylvania german potters. Redware refers to a utilitarian style of earthenware pottery using clay with a high iron content, which turns reddishbrown when fired.
Redware pottery history pennsylvania german potteryauthentic reproduction pottery the potters of pennsylvania were the most prolific and artistic of all american redware potters. The paperback of the central pennsylvania redware pottery. Central pennsylvania redware pottery, 17801904 oral traditions project jeannette lasansky on. Redware as a single word is a term for at least two types of pottery of the last few centuries. Central pennsylvania redware pottery, 17801904 book. His designs are inspired by the antique pottery of this region and by the artistry found in pennsylvania german fraktur. Central pennsylvania redware pottery, 17801904 oral. Central pennsylvania redware pottery 17801904 lasansky, jeannette on.
Though massproduced redware was made in europe, the form became especially popular in the american colonies, as the clay was abundant and redware products were affordable. Youll find new or used products in redware pottery on ebay. An 1892 book, history of lycoming county, pennsylvania by john f. Primitive folk art breininger pottery 2001 redware vase pitcher robesonia breininger pottery signed sgrafitto redware crock 1988 3 34. Report to the pennsylvania historical and museum commission harrisburg, pa, from louis berger and associates. Years earlier i had come across an illustrated history of the book of kells. Akron, ohio local pottery in the 19th c, included in company history pdf. My tulips, birds and hearts are inspired by pennsylvania german folk art of all kinds. The most famous potter family from this region was the bell family.
A new pennsylvania redware discovery crocker farm magazine. Unfollow pennsylvania redware to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Get the best deals on redware pottery when you shop the largest online. Central pennsylvania redware pottery, 17801904 oral traditions. Eldreth pottery cordially invites you inside for a visit. Our family hand produces heirloom quality, museum grade, pa german inspired redware pottery. Redware refers to a utilitarian style of earthenware pottery using clay with a high iron.
Antique redware pitcher, embossed lady liberty and stars, slip cast likely pennsylvania or new jersey, probably 1876 a wellworn molded picture that may have been used by several generation. Curator edwin atlee barber delves into the specifics of the pennsylvania german folk art by. Eighteenthcentury redware folk terms and vessel forms jstor. A very appealing bulbous jar with footed base, applied lug handles, and tooling around shoulder, the. Because there is so little redware documented to makers, it is often categorized in broad regional terms based on forms, glazes, clay bodies, and decorative techniques. This was the heady environment that witnessed the flowering of pennsylvania sgraffito redware pottery, or tulip ware as it has become affectionately known. Eldreth pottery traditional pottery from lancaster county, pa. Get the best deal for redware pottery from the largest online selection at. Antique 1830s40s miniature redware cup or jar new england or penn.
Davis salks lives and creates his pottery in rural berks county near hamburg, pa. In the great majority of cases the red concerned is the natural reddishb. Pied potter hamelin american handmade redware pottery. Breininger redware potte ry spaniel dog no reserve.
Rare antique 19thc pennsylvania redware folk art whimsy chicken. Erich steinhagen and goodwife janice steinhagen stand ready to provide ye publick with ye most cunningly crafted redware potterie to be had in these colonies, viz. I may or may not have the items youd like ready to ship immediately. Handmade redware pottery sort by price, low to high price, high to low alphabetically, az alphabetically, za date, old to new date, new to old best selling view grid list. Master potter rick hamelin of pied potter hamelin and artist garine arakelian of kulina folk art share a studio and create leadfree authentic reproductions and original red earthenware with their own special clay mix and unique leadfree glaze. These lead glazes were understood to be toxic early in american history, and this was one reason for the growth of the american stoneware industry as the nineteenth century commenced. The pennsylvania germans a celebrations of their arts 1683 1850 by beatrice b. Rare oley valley pottery redware plate gerald yoder german tulipwar e 1972 redware glazed vase 9 unsigned. Central pennsylvania redware pottery, 17801904 oral traditions project. Redware pottery in central pennsylvania, 17901904 by lasansky, jeannette. American handmade redware pottery by the workshops of. The pottery shown in this online store generally represents what is currently available andor being produced. Antique redware jars, plates, jugs, figures, slipware.
Joan tatum pottery pennsylvania redware folk art 5 round. No matter what youre looking for or where you are in the world, our global marketplace of sellers can help you find unique and affordable options. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that. A large hand built yellow slip decorated bell lion is a classic of historical american reproduction redware pottery. Foltz pottery is located on a quarter mile off of rt. Steinhagen pottery traditional redware rediscovered. A great deal of the pottery produced during much of this time was strictly utilitarian, but as redware was being replaced in the late 19th century by agate, aluminum and factory produced stoneware, decorative pieces of redware, especially flowerpots continued to be produced. The pottery shop is only a 3045 min drive from lancaster city, reading, and lebanon. John bell pottery waynesboro, pa auction highlights. Redware pottery and slipware made by master potter rick hamelin of pied potter hamelin. They also made many pottery forms such as jars, flower pots, and pottery for daily use by the people of this valley. Historical archaeologists have a distinct advantage over. Wilz pottery pennsylvania redware sgraffito slipware.
Americas folk art pottery american redware central pennsylvania redware pottery, 17801904 from mud to jug. Apr 12, 2020 this was the heady environment that witnessed the flowering of pennsylvania sgraffito redware pottery, or tulip ware as it has become affectionately known. Leadfree, thrown and drape molded wares influenced by american and european redware. Their forms were thrown, slabbed, coiled and hand built. The stahl brothers produced both utilitarian and decorative redware pottery from the years, 1934 until 1956. Together they share their homestead, among the hill of massachusetts, with two cats and nine chickens. American handmade redware pottery by the workshops of david t.114 1373 1140 24 189 625 329 414 61 1600 250 1616 1012 811 923 142 1 944 1059 575 374 872 1179 47 397 1210 942 1171 1019 396 730 169 1307 424 1254 792 782 151 370 19 133 1441 418 638