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Pewabic Pottery : A History Handcrafted in Detroit (Paperback) (Cara Catallo)
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At the height of America's Arts and Crafts movement, Detroit neighbors Horace J. Caulkins and Mary Chase Perry pooled their talents together to found Pewabic Pottery. With modest beginnings in 1903, Pewabic transformed from a rented stable in Brush Park to an English Tudor building on East Jefferson Avenue, where it has operated since 1907. Today, the iconic enterprise continues Perry's dedication to handcrafted ceramics and remains known for its iridescent glaze on everything from vessels and architectural tiles to ecclesiastical installations in churches across the country, including the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Author Cara Catallo illuminates the story behind one of the oldest American handcrafted pottery traditions.
Number of Pages: 12616
Genre: History, Architecture, Art
Series Title: Landmarks
Publisher: Arcadia Pub
Author: Cara Catallo
Street Date: July 10, 2017
Item Number (DPCI): 248-46-8327
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