Art Deco Pottery

At first blush, clay seems too earthy a compound to lend itself to the precise geometry and hard edges of Art Deco. But ceramic vases and other objects thrown on a wheel are nothing if not geometric, their forms being endless riffs on one of the most basic shapes in nature, the circle. In fact, the symmetry of circles worked quite harmoniously with the Art Deco aesthetic, as so much Art Deco pottery of the 1920s and ’30s so clearly shows....Continue Reading