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Ceramics In America – The Federal Period 1790-1835

Author: Jesse Goldberg (Artemis Gallery)
Published: Wed, Apr 8th, 2020

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Beginning in the late 1700s, wealth began to accumulate in American households as businesses prospered. More people were able to afford the finer things in life, and this included their ceramics. Generally, there were three sources for the ceramics: Europe, China, and America. In this article, I will restrict my discussion to more formal wares and those that were specifically made for the American Federal market.

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