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I’m not sold on the “pop-up” term, but the Pottery Barn store in Bethesda (4750 Bethesda Avenue) kindly allows space for some local potters this weekend. Saturday 10 to 8, Sunday 10 to 6.

Hope to see you there.

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Three stacking cups, red interiors. 70 dollars.

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but where I see “whiskey sipper,” you may see:

ramekin, tea-bag holder, seed-starter, creamer, egg cup, salt cellar, olive pit pit, tooth fairy beaker, earring catcher, aspirin dispenser, espresso cup, guitar pick holder, change collector, key receptacle, totem…

Twelve to eighteen dollars. Some are wood-fire products, and that’s special.

or two, or maybe three. Instead of a vase, you need this little plant holder. There may be a better name; I don’t know it. I know the little spiky think is called a florist’s ‘frog.’

I have a few of them for around 20 dollars each.

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It’s clay, not wood, but looks like bark. Faux, like “fake.” If this administration has its way, a lot of the real trees will be history. The flower is real.

I was in a store once many years ago where the poor sap was selling plastic picture frames that he called “fox wood.” Thought that was a kind of tree.

Fifteen dollars each for the vases.

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These two matching (more or less…) pourers look like milk and will handle milk or other liquids just fine. I really worked on shaping the spout on the pot. Usually I have attached one.

Fourteen and twenty dollars respectively.

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It’ll be right here.

Pottery sale at my house
3828 Illinois Avenue NW

Preview Friday evening
12 May — 6 to 8 pm

Sales Saturday and Sunday
13 and 14 May — 1 to 5 pm

Email for more information: melatar@yahoo.co

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This is “earth print bowl” because it looks as if it could be a weather map of the whole world at one time, including the molten core. It has multiple glazes on an altered surface.

For sale tomorrow at the Upshur Street Art and Craft market for $32.

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Pottery Show and Sale
Saturday and Sunday, 3-4 December
 
Lisa Swanson and Carol Herwig
3928 Illinois Avenue NW (my home)
Washington, DC 20011
Saturday: noon to 4 pm
Sunday: 1 pm to 4 pm
Come see and touch. Everything is locally made in Washington, DC.
Watershed Clayworks  202 368 7427