Synopses & Reviews
Now in its twelfth year of publication, Ceramics in America is considered the journal of record for historical ceramic scholarship in the American context.
A partial list of articles coming in the 2012 edition:
* History of Baltimore Porcelain
Barbara And Ken Beem
* Stone-Ware of Excellent Quality, Alexandria Manufacture
Part I: The Pottery of John Swann
Barbara H. Magid
* Late Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century Japanese Domestic Wares from British Columbia
Douglas E. Ross
* The Stoneware of Early Albany: A Mystery Solved
Warren F. Hartmann
* Paul Cushman: The Premier Albany Potter and His Fascinating Stoneware
* Ceramics from the 1813 Prize Brig Ann Auction, Salem, Massachusetts
George L. Miller
* Ceramics from the Tortugas Shipwreck: A Spanish Navio of the 1622 Tierra Firme Fleet
Sean Kingsley, Ellen Gerth, and Michael Hughes
* Plus New Discoveries and six new book reviews.
The 2012 volume of Ceramics in America presents wide-ranging articles on diverse ceramics topics. Of special note is an archaeological study of industrially produced Japanese ceramics from the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries that have been found on many archaeological sites in North America. An important history of the production of porcelain in Baltimore, Maryland, is presented in full color for the rst time. Ceramics recovered from a 1622 Spanish shipwreck and early Chinese porcelain found in Panama are among the signi cant archaeological discoveries discussed. Of special note for collectors and scholars alike, American stoneware from Alexandria, Virginia, and Albany, New York, is presented in a series of beautifully illustrated articles.
This volume concludes with insightful scholarly reviews of six recently published ceramic books."