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Elena Netherby

Biography to Display: 

1891 Born California

1977 Died California

EDUCATION

Mills College, Oakland, California

 

Elena Netherby produced many porcelain bottle forms and perfected a high fire reduction sang-de-boeuf glaze.

After her husband’s untimely death, Netherby took over the management of the family construction business which she oversaw throughout her life.

Netherby studied at Mills College with F. Carlton Ball and founded the Mills College Ceramics Guild.

 

Public Collections

Public Collections to Display: 

Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York

Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, California

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University, Logan, Utah

 

 

 

Typical Marks
1960-1970
1960-1970
1969
Vase
Date: 1960-1970
Materials: Earthenware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
Vase
Date: 1960-1970
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Luster
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
The Forrest L. Merrill Collection
Bottle
Date: 1969
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
June Sakata Collection
Photo: TMP
June Sakata Collection
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

Citation: "The Marks Project." Last modified October 7, 2019. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/netherby