And His Little Dog, Too: The Enoch Wood Pottery Memorialized on a Mug
Transferware Collectors Club January Lecture by Angelika R. Kuettner, Associate Curator of Ceramics and Glass at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
A recent addition to the collection of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation provided the inspiration for this presentation about the prolific British potter, Enoch Wood. The charming child’s mug, transfer-printed in black, features an image of Wood and his son riding their horses, accompanied by their canine pet. Together, they view the family’s Burslem factory, humming with activity with smoke billowing from the bottle ovens, a testament to its success. This lecture will discuss the production of this prolific maker who supplied many American consumers, and will feature several transfer-printed wares used by Williamsburg residents in the early 1800’s.
In a monthly program of online lectures, experts in the field of ceramics will present scholarly talks on transferware topics to include, history, process, makers, patterns, marketing and distribution, as well as special collections. The lectures, designed to have broad appeal to ceramic enthusiasts worldwide, will be conveniently accessible online via the Zoom format. A unique presentation will be offered monthly. Each session will last one hour in duration and will include time for a lecture followed by Q & A.
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