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  • Source Institution: Southern Highland Craft Guild (and)
  • Craft Category: pottery
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    • Pottery: creamer

    • Stephen, Walter Benjamin, 1875-1961;
    • This pottery creamer has a green glaze on the outside and cream on the inside. It was made by W.B. Stephen of Pisgah Forest Pottery. The bottom is marked with the word "Pisgah." Walter Benjamin Stephen (1875-1961) also known as W.B. Stephen,...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Pottery: vase

    • Bachelder, Oscar Louis, 1852-1935;
    • This simple black vase was made by Oscar Louis Bachelder (1852-1935) in his Omar Khayyam Pottery in Candler, North Carolina. It was likely made between 1890 and 1930 and is stoneware with a high gloss black glaze. The bottom is marked with...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Pottery: vase

    • Stephen, Walter Benjamin, 1875-1961;
    • This vase was made by Walter Benjamin Stephen (1875-1961). It has a crackled turquoise outer glaze and a pinkish white interior. The bottom of the pot is marked with the words "Pisgah Forest 1939." Stephen opened the Pisgah Forest Pottery in...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Pottery: vase

    • Bachelder, Oscar Louis, 1852-1935;
    • This simple black vase was made by Oscar Louis Bachelder (1852-1935) in his Omar Khayyam Pottery in Candler, North Carolina. It likely dates between 1890 and 1930 and is stoneware with a high gloss black glaze. There is some blue mottling in the...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Pottery: vase

    • Maney, Louise Bigmeat, 1932-2001;
    • This blackware pottery vase was made by Louise Bigmeat Maney (1932-2001). Louise Bigmeat was raised on Wrights Creek in the Painttown community of Cherokee, North Carolina. A member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, she was a...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Pottery: bear paw

    • Bigmeat family
    • This blackware bear paw was made by the Bigmeats, a family of Cherokee potters. Charlotte Welch Bigmeat (1887-1959) had five daughters, all of whom made pottery: Tinie Bigmeat Thompson (1913-1999), Ethel Bigmeat Queen (1916-1942), Elizabeth...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Pottery: vase

    • Smith, Ossie
    • This clay vase was made by Ossie Smith, a Cherokee potter. It is incised with a diamond-mountain decoration. The outside has been burnished. It was donated to the Southern Highland Craft Guild by the Grovewood Gallery in Asheville, North...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Pottery: wedding vase

    • Swimmer, Amanda;
    • This double-spouted wedding vase was made from natural, unglazed clay; the outside has been burnished. The base is incised with hearts and ÔÇťAmanda Swimmer". The artist is Amanda Sequoyah Swimmer (b. 1921), a self-taught potter of the Eastern...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Pottery: vase

    • Bigmeat family
    • This clay vase was made by the Bigmeats, a family of Cherokee potters. Charlotte Welch Bigmeat (1887-1959) had five daughters, all of whom made pottery: Tinie Bigmeat Thompson (1913-1999), Ethel Bigmeat Queen (1916-1942), Elizabeth Bigmeat Jackson...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Pottery: pipe

    • Bigmeat family
    • This blackware clay pipe was made by the Bigmeats, a family of Cherokee potters. Charlotte Welch Bigmeat (1887-1959) had five daughters, all of whom made pottery: Tinie Bigmeat Thompson (1913-1999), Ethel Bigmeat Queen (1916-1942), Elizabeth...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Pottery: ash tray

    • Stephen, Walter Benjamin, 1875-1961;
    • This porcelain ash tray has a white glaze on the outside to which blue-green mineral crystals have been added. It was made by W.B. Stephen of Pisgah Forest Pottery in 1948. Walter Benjamin Stephen (1875-1961) also known as W.B. Stephen, founded...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Pottery: vase

    • Stephen, Walter Benjamin, 1875-1961;
    • This vase was made by Walter Benjamin Stephen (1875-1961). It has a crackled turquoise outer glaze and a white interior. The bottom of the pot is marked with the words "Pisgah Forest 50." Stephen opened the Pisgah Forest Pottery in Arden, North...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Pottery: vase

    • Stephen, Walter Benjamin, 1875-1961;
    • This porcelain vase has a tan glaze on the outside to which mineral crystals have been added; the inside is mauve. It was made by W.B. Stephen of Pisgah Forest Pottery in 1936. The underside is marked with Pisgah Forest's trademark image of a...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Pottery: sculpture of mother and child

    • Crowe, Amanda;
    • This clay sculpture of a mother and child was formed from natural clay that has been slip-cast. The piece was made by Amanda Crowe (1928-2004), a member of the Eastern Band of Cherokee, who is best known for figurative sculptures carved in wood. ...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1949: Walter B. Stephen

    • Stevens, Bernice
    • Walter Benjamin Stephen (1875-1961) came to North Carolina from Nebraska. He established the Pisgah Pottery in Arden, North Carolina, which was especially known for its turquoise glazes. This photograph was taken by Bernice Stevens at the...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Pottery: teapot

    • Stephen, Walter Benjamin, 1875-1961;
    • This teapot was made by Walter Benjamin Stephen (1875-1961). It has a white outer glaze and a pink inside. A guard on the top keeps the lid from dropping during pouring. The bottom of the pot is marked with the words "Pisgah Forest 38." Stephen...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Pottery: vase

    • Stephen, Walter Benjamin, 1875-1961;
    • This vase was made by Walter Benjamin Stephen (1875-1961). It has a crackled turquoise outer glaze and a white interior. The bottom of the pot is marked with the words "Pisgah Forest." Stephen opened the Pisgah Forest Pottery in Arden, North...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Pottery: bowls with wooden holder

    • Stephen, Walter Benjamin, 1875-1961;
    • These three bowls were made by Walter Benjamin Stephen (1875-1961). Each one has a green outer glaze and a yellow interior. The bottom of the pottery is marked with the trademark image of a potter working at the wheel. The bowls are designed to...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Craftsman's Fair, 1952: Penland Weavers and Potters

    • DuPuy, Edward L.;
    • The Penland Weavers and Potters were always well represented at the early Craftsman's Fairs. The sign notes that works by makers Sara Young, Betty Johansen, and Dorothy Wiechel were included in the display. The exhibited items include pottery,...
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;
    • Pottery: vase

    • Brown's Pottery (Arden, N.C.);
    • This pottery vase was created at the Brown's Pottery south of Asheville, North Carolina in the 1940s. It is made from natural red clay with dark glazing of the interior and lip.
    • Southern Highland Craft Guild;

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