Gladstone Pottery Works, Stoke-on-Trent, England. The Gladstone Pottery Museum is a working museum of a medium sized pottery, typical of those once common in the North Staffordshire area of England from the time of the industrial revolution in the 18th century to the mid 20th century
Collected and cherished by people in many countries, Mata Ortiz Pottery is one of the finest and most innovative ceramics in the world. So much so that lectures and discussions about the art of Mata Ortiz have become very popular events.
Back in the day, hand-made American pottery was not only gorgeous, but unique and considered the best in the world. Now all our stuff comes from China made in molds. Here is a stunning example of one of a piece from one of my favorite American pottery makers, Rookwood.