Pond Farm Vase

Marguerite Wildenhain, Pond Farm Vase, c. 1942; ceramic

Gift of Winifred Newberry.

Artwork Info

Type of Work Pottery
Medium ceramic
Dimensions 6 x 6 in. diameter

Artist Info

Name Marguerit Wildenhain
Born January 1, 1896
Died January 1, 1985
Role Ceramics
Culture French
Education 1914 School of Fine Art, Berlin, Germany 1919–26 Bauhaus School, Weimar, Germany 1922 Apprenticeship with Gerhard Marcks
Notes or Bio

Professional Experience:
1919 Porcelain designer at a factory in
Thuringia, Germany
1927–33 Model-maker, Royal Berlin
Porcelain Factory, Germany
1926 Head of Ceramics, Municipal School
for Arts & Crafts, Halle–Saale, Germany
1940–42 Teacher, California College of
Fine Arts, Oakland
1940s, Teacher, Black Mountain College,
Asheville, NC
1945–85 Founder and Teacher, Pond Farm
Workshop, Guerneville, CA

Credits: Dan Kvitka

Rights: All Rights Reserved

Appears In 3 Albums

5 items

Marguerite Wildenhain

960 items

Works in Ceramic

133 items

Collection of Museum of Contemporary Craft