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North Carolina's Moravian Potters
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Stephen C. Compton
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-04-29 - Publisher: America Through Time

North Carolina's eighteenth and nineteenth-century Moravian potters were remarkable artisans whose products included coarse earthenware, slip-trailed decorated ware, Leeds-type fine pottery, press-molded stove tiles, figural bottles, toys, and salt-glazed stoneware. Silesian-born and German-trained potter Gottfried Aust was the first to arrive in Bethabara in 1755. After that, numerous apprentices of
The Moravian Potters in North Carolina
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: John Bivins
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 1972 - Publisher: University of North Carolina Press

In Wachovia, the various trash pits or middens associated with early Moravian inhabitants, as well as the potters' waster dumps, both in Bethabara and Salem, have provided us with significant insights into an incredibly complex eighteenth-and early nineteenth-century earthenware production. Although local antiquarians and collectors have been aware for many
The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture
Language: en
Pages: 520
Authors: Carol Crown, Cheryl Rivers, Charles Reagan Wilson
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-03 - Publisher: UNC Press Books

Folk art is one of the American South's most significant areas of creative achievement, and this comprehensive yet accessible reference details that achievement from the sixteenth century through the present. This volume of The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture explores the many forms of aesthetic expression that have characterized southern
Carolina Folk
Language: en
Authors: McKissick Museum, Mckissick
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986-09 - Publisher: Univ of South Carolina Press

Identifies the Carolinas' contributions to Southern Folk traditions.
Artisans in the North Carolina Backcountry
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Johanna Miller Lewis
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-12-14 - Publisher: University Press of Kentucky

During the quarter of a century before the thirteen colonies became a nation, the northwest quadrant of North Carolina had just begun to attract permanent settlers. This seemingly primitive area may not appear to be a likely source for attractive pottery and ornate silverware and furniture, much less for an