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This shiny and matte belted vase is 13 inches tall.

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All will be kept safely in this jar.

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Seven inches tall. 60 dollars.

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.

My plate, 2017 on the left. Peter Voulkos’, 1956, on the right. Go figure.

The Voulkos show is at the Renwick through August.

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Just two covered jars drying in a sunny studio space at District Clay Center.

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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.

Set of three cups that stack in a satisfying way. Pinnell’s red glaze on the inside, shino glaze outside.

All three for fifty dollars.

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.

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.

This a big, heavy bowl taking up all the space on the table right now.  It made me think of the ‘healthcare’ initiative dreamed up by the Republicans. That’s right — it’s still empty.

In a matte white glaze and others brushed on. It’s twelve inches across. Seventy-five dollars.