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San Francisco Ceramic Circle 1997 Lecture Program



Lecture title

 1/31/97 Seminar
Ulrich Pietsch, Director, Porzellansammlung, Dresden  "Around the Baltic Sea- The glamor of North German Faience"

 2/1/97 Seminar
Errol Manners, London dealer and Author "From treasure to scholarship - changing European attitudes to Oriental Ceramics"
 John Whitehead, London dealer and Author "Marchands- Merciers and French taste in the 18th century"
 Ulrich Pietsch "Johann Gregor Höroldt and painting at Meissen"
 Errol Manners  "Enterprise and Artistry - the earliest English porcelain"
 John Whitehead  "Marchands- Merciers and Sevres"

 John Keefe, Curator of Decorative Arts, New Orleans Museum of Art  "Old Paris Porcelain"

Andre Ruzhnikov, dealer and collector "Russian Imperial Porcelain Factory Easter Eggs"

 Fikret Yegül, Professor of Architecture, U.C. Santa Barbara "Tilework - Color and form in Turkish / Islamic Architecture in Anatolia"

Robert Leath, Assistant Curator of the Historic Charleston Foundation, Charleston N.C.  "All served up in India china: Chinese export porcelain in the Ante-Bellum South"


 S.F.C.C. Collectors Night ("Pot" night)

Open forum for showing and discussing new additions to S.F.C.C. members' and the museum's collections

Colin Knight, Collector & President S.F.C.C. "A Ceramic Collector's Survival Guide: Observations on collecting, attribution, condition, fakes, forgeries and earthquakes"

John Austin, Author and former Curator of Ceramics at Colonial Williamsburg "British Delftware and the Virginia Connection"

Anton Gabszewicz, Author and lecturer "Chelsea and Bow: the early years - a study in contrasts"

Elaine Levin, Author and Researcher "The Eloquent Inanimate Object: Still Life in Clay"


Helen Gustafson, Author and Tea Buyer for Chez Panise

"The Tea Tradition"

 No meetings of the S.F.C.C. occur in December