HERE'S THE RARE ORIGINAL VINTAGE JANUARY 1953 (VOL. 1, NO. 1) SOFTCOVER MAGAZINE "CERAMICS MONTHLY"!
Please Note: This is the very first issue of this magazine, which is quite rare. With this in mind, please see the other issues of this magazine from 1953, 1954, 1955, and 1956 that I have up for auction!
Also, Please Note: This “Ceramics Monthly” contains a 2-page article written by Harding Black about how he creates his copper red glazes – very important information by a very well known Texas studio potter!
And there’s an important 4-page article about the history of Ceramic National Exhibitions and the show’s relationship to Adelaide Alsop Robineau – showing Robineau and numerous examples of her Arts & Crafts era studio pottery, as well as modern studio pottery and enamels by such artists as Mary Scheier, Kenneth Bates, Theodore (Ted) Randall, Edward Winter, Charles Lakofsky, Arthur Eugene Baggs, Elizabeth McFadyen, among others!
Then there’s an important 1-page “profile” article about studio potter Richard Peterson – showing Peterson and providing significant information about this little-known artist!
Published by Professional Publications of Columbus, Ohio, this rare original vintage 32-page January 1953 (Vol. 1, No. 1 – First Issue) "Ceramics Monthly" magazine contains the following primary articles:
2) New & Useful;
4) Opening the Door to Copper Red Glazes – by Harding Black;
5) Contemporary Pottery and High Fire – by Daniel Rhodes;
6) Adelaide Alsop Robineau and the Ceramic National Exhibition;
7) Teaching Teachers Ceramics;
8) Profile: Richard Peterson;
9) Hand-Forming Using a Paddle – by Donald G. Wood;
10) Everyday Tools Make Decorative Patterns in Clay – by Richard Peterson;
11) Dig Your Own Clay – J. Sheldon Carey;
12) Copper Enameled Earrings – by Harold Martin;
14) Garden Ceramics from Drain Tile – by Harold Riegger;
15) Ceramic Organizations;
16) Questions & Answers;
17) Advertisers Index;
18) General Advertising.
Some of the designers, architects, manufacturers, and/or artists whose works are shown and/or discussed in this rare original out-of-print vintage 1953 magazine include but are not limited to:
Harding Black, Theodore (Ted) Randall, Adelaide Alsop Robineau, Edwin and Mary Scheier, Kenneth Bates, Arthur Eugene Baggs, Elizabeth McFayden, Charles Lakofsky, Edward Winter, W. W. Swallow, Richard Peterson, Harold Martin, Anne Chapman, Fong Chow, Philip Secrest, Ruth Wagner, Stephen Polchert, Elena Netherby, among others!
GENERALLY GOOD AND CLEAN MAGAZINE with some rubbing, small bumping, a few very small scuffs and markings on the cover, and there are three (3) large hole punches along the spine area so the magazine could fit in a binder – overall and regardless of the faults mentioned, this is a still decent, tight, and complete rare original vintage 1953 (1st Issue / 1st volume) magazine with a clean interior!
Again, this is the rare original First Issue!
Buyer pays $3.65 shipping.
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