October 28, 2012 08:00 PM EDT Cincinnati


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Robert Turner (1913-2005, USA)

Canyon de Chelly Vessel
ca 1984
Stoneware; ht. 9.5, dia. 9.5 in.

These works by Turner have exiting, unexpected surfaces, raw and gritty with earthy slips.  This brings every touch, line and gouge by this subtle artist into sharp relief. In 1958, he joined the Alfred University faculty, where he remained until his retirement as Professor Emeritus of Ceramic Art in 1979 and was also honored by the establishment of the Robert C. Turner Chair in Ceramic Art.

Provenance:Private Collection. Acquired directly from the Artist.

Estimate: $4,000 - $5,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$3,600
10/29/2012

 

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