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San Francisco Ceramic Circle 1997 Lecture Program

 Date

 Speaker

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"

 2/20/97
 John Keefe, Curator of Decorative Arts, New Orleans Museum of Art  "Old Paris Porcelain"

3/27/97
Andre Ruzhnikov, dealer and collector "Russian Imperial Porcelain Factory Easter Eggs"

4/24/97
 Fikret Yegül, Professor of Architecture, U.C. Santa Barbara "Tilework - Color and form in Turkish / Islamic Architecture in Anatolia"

5/22/97
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"

6/19/97

 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

7/17/97
Colin Knight, Collector & President S.F.C.C. "A Ceramic Collector's Survival Guide: Observations on collecting, attribution, condition, fakes, forgeries and earthquakes"

8/21/97
John Austin, Author and former Curator of Ceramics at Colonial Williamsburg "British Delftware and the Virginia Connection"

9/18/97
Anton Gabszewicz, Author and lecturer "Chelsea and Bow: the early years - a study in contrasts"

 10/16/97
Elaine Levin, Author and Researcher "The Eloquent Inanimate Object: Still Life in Clay"

 11/20/97

Helen Gustafson, Author and Tea Buyer for Chez Panise

"The Tea Tradition"

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