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Herbert Sanders

Biography to Display: 

1909Born

1988Died

EDUCATION

1933BA Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

1951Ph.D. Ohio State University

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

1952-1974 Faculty, San Jose State University, California

 

Herbert Sanders is best remembered for the crystalline glazes and lusters he used on his ceramic vessels.  They are the result of his research and insistence on perfection. His pieces are characterized by the controlled placement of crystals on the surface. Sanders was the first American to earn a Ph.D. in ceramics.

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York

Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Sanders, Herbert H., How to Make Pottery & Ceramic Sculpture. Lane Books, 1964.

________Herbert H., How to Make Pottery. New York, NY: Watson-Guptil, 1974.

_______ Herbert H., The World of Japanese Ceramics. Palo Alto, CA, Tokyo: Kodansha International, 1967.

________Herbert H., Glazes for Special Effects. New York, NY: Watson-Guptill, 1974.

 

CV or Resume: Click Here to Download
Source: Elaine Levin Archive, University of Southern California

 

Typical Marks
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
1938
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
1946
1966
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
1970s
Blue Bottle
Date: 1966
Form: Bottle
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Cyrstalline Glaze
Everson Museum of Art Collection, Purchase Prize gift of Syracuse China Co, 24th Ceramic National, 1966
Photo: John Polak
Everson Museum of Art Collection, Purchase Prize gift of Syracuse China Co, 24th Ceramic National, 1966
Photo: John Polak
Pitcher
Date: 1946
Form: Pitcher
Materials: Earthenware
Method: Thrown
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
Vase
Date: 1938
Form: Vase
Materials: Earthenware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
Vase
Date: 1970s
Form: Vase
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Cyrstalline Glaze
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified March 11, 2016. http://www.themarksproject.org/marks/sanders