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WELCOME

The Connecticut Ceramics Circle is pleased to present both Live and Zoom lectures this year.  

Our Live meetings will take place at The Bruce Museum in Greenwich, Connecticut.  Members and first time guests attend at no charge.  The $25 fee for others can be applied to a membership.

Members also receive a link to the recordings of our Zoom lectures.

OCTOBER

Four Centuries of Blue and White:

the Frelinghuysen Collection of Chinese and Japanese Export Art at Christie's NY

Dish with the arms of Van der Meij, Japanese porcelain, Edo period, c. 1710–30, 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm) diameter, Frelinghuysen collection

BECKY MACGUIRE

NOVEMBER

Dr. Wall's Triumph: Early Worcester Porcelain from the First Period of Production, 1751-1776

Teapot and Cover with Armorial Decoration, Dr. Wall Worcester porcelain circa 1765-70, decorated in the London Atelier of James Giles, Height: 5 1/2 ins. (14 cms.) Private Collection, Photo Brian Haughton Gallery

PAUL CRANE

DECEMBER

An Introduction to Vienna Porcelain: From the Baroque Fantasies of

du Paquier to the Challenge of Contemporary Table Culture

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CLAUDIA LEHNER-JOBST

JANUARY

Ceramics from the Vanished Byzantine Empire

Bowl with face, incised slipware with cut slip, and lead glaze, 10-13th century, Diam. 27/16 × H. 45/16 in. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Dr. Marilyn Jenkins-Madina, in loving memory of her husband, Professor Maan Z. Madina, 2018, Accession Number: 2018.913.1,

EUNICE MAGUIRE

FEBRUARY

Frozen Treats: The Development of the Ice Cream Cooler

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IVAN DAY

MARCH

Harlots, Rakes and Crashing China:

an Accidental Introduction to

18th-Century Ceramics

Detail from painting of Taste in High Life, China Connoisseurs,  oil paint on canvas, 24 13/16 x 29 1/2 inches (63 x 75cm). Private Collection (provenance published during Tate exhibition and up to its recent auction at Sotheby’s), 1742

LARS THARP

APRIL SEMINAR

 

Learning to Look:

Connoisseurship in Ceramics

MICHAEL HUGHES

JOHN WHITEHEAD

LETITIA ROBERTS

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MAY

Private Eye: How a Curatorial Vision Influenced a Personal Collection

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ULYSSES GRANT DIETZ

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