Harding Black Framed Panel

On May 16, 2013, in California Tiles, Special Tiles and Panels, by nancy

Harding Black, San Antonio, TX  c1940-1990 Harding Black is from San Antonio, Texas, and is best known for his beautiful glazes, and is considered by many to be a ceramics pioneer and one of the significant historical figures in 20th century American ceramics.   His 12-tile panel depicts a Mexican man with his ox-driven cart [...]

Harding Black Madonna & Child Panel

On July 20, 2011, in American Tiles, Special Tiles and Panels, by nancy

Harding Black, San Antonio, TX  C1940-1990 Revered San Antonio, Tx glaze master, ceramist and studio potter, Harding Black created this circa 1940′s molded, hand-pressed 12-tile panel depicting a tender Madonna & Child.  The classic Spanish-Colonial design is executed in vibrant, polychrome vellum glazes on a thick, red earthenware body.  Here we see an impressive example [...]

Harding Black Bowl

On January 25, 2011, in Pottery, by nancy

Harding Black, San Antonio, TX   C1940-1990 This Harding Black piece, signed and made in 1970 with heavy red clay, has wonderful glazing.  High glazed blues and greens mixed with light purple seem to float on the clay.  Harding’s glazes are always remarkable and he has built one of the largest and most unique bodies of [...]