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 1985  has wonderful glazing. Glossy deep maroon is mixed with white and has a mottled appearance.  Harding’s glazes are always remarkable and he has built one of the largest and most unique bodies of individual glaze research in the U.S. 6 [...]