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John Webber

Biography to Display: 

Born 1947 London, England

 

EDUCATION

1970 Ceramics degree, Stoke-on-Trent College, Stoke-on-Trent, Great Britain

 

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE

Teacher, North Staffordshire Polytechnic, North Staffordshire, United Kingdom

 

BIOGRAPHY

John Webbers is known for functional wheel-thrown porcelain pottery. Webber uses the decorative technique of mishima, the process of etching thin lines into the piece to create a pattern and brushing slip or metallic oxide over the surface to fill the encised crevaces. After drying, the excess slip is wiped away, leaving only the incised line decorated surface. Webber fires his work in oxidation or salt fires it.

Webber is known to alter a freshly thrown porcelain form by either squeezing it or using a tool to flatten one side of the vessel for decoration.[1]

 

 

 



[1] Webber, John. “Decoration Inlaid with Slips and Oxides.” Ceramics Monthly 26, no. 4 (April 1978): p. 56.  ceramics-monthly-apr78-cei0478d.pdf (ceramicartsnetwork.org)

 

 

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Bibliography

Bibliography to Display: 

Webber, John. “William Staite Murray.” Ceramics Monthly 24, no. 10 (December 1976). ceramics-monthly-dec76-cei1276d.pdf (ceramicartsnetwork.org)

Webber, John. “Decoration Inlaid with Slips and Oxides.” Ceramics Monthly 26, no. 4 (April 1978).  ceramics-monthly-apr78-cei0478d.pdf (ceramicartsnetwork.org)

 

 

 

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AMOCA American Museum of Ceramic ArtAMOCA American Museum of Ceramic Art

 

Typical Marks
ca 1985-1993
Cup and Saucer
Date: ca 1985-1993
Materials: Porcelain
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.55ab, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
American Museum of Ceramic Art 2004.2.55ab, gift of the American Ceramic Society
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

Citation: Lange, Hanna. "The Marks Project." Last modified March 4, 2022. http://www.themarksproject.org:443/marks/webber