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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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Minnesota plate 2017

This plate suggests the Land of 10,000 Lakes, the first state I entered at the moment of birth. It’s about nine inches across.

* Fifty more, if you count the District of Columbia, where I now live, and which still has no congressional representation. Let’s think about that.

Seventy-five dollars.

jars at green

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

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.

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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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It’s a “basket” because it has such a humongous (bamboo) handle, which I bought years ago, and moved around on my shelf about a thousand times. I finally made a pot to fit it.

Glazed in Malcolm’s shino with patches of other glazes brushed on.

Thirty-seven dollars.

 

Hat, gloves, credit card reader…

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