Bell Top Vase

In 1937, the sculptor and ceramicist Isaac Scott Hathaway—known as the “Dean of Negro Ceramics”—founded the Department of Ceramics at the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute (now Tuskegee University). This vase is a fine example of the innovative shapes and glazes the pottery used in the 1950s, when other potteries in Alabama were still producing […]