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Pewabic Pottery is a Detroit Classic

pewabic vase, wheat

Pewabic Wheat vase, white clay body, Persian blue over “flowing matte” ivory and brown glaze with reduction, four rounded sides incised to resemble sheaves of wheat, stamped “Pewabic” on the bottom with “Pewabic Detroit” label, inscribed “Not for Sale” in pencil, painted inventory number “141,” and incised “WBS,” William Buck Stratton, c.1923, 3 1/2 in. h. by 4 in. w., $5,890.

Eighteen pieces of Pewabic Pottery, most crafted in the early to mid-1900s, sold at a spring auction in Detroit. It is the home of this historic pottery studio that today is an active working pottery, as well as a museum and ceramic arts education center and a National Historic Landmark. Pewabic Pottery was founded in […]
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