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Exhibition

Hear Me Now: The Black Potters of Old Edgefield, South Carolina

September 9, 2022–February 5, 2023
Previously on view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 955
Free with Museum admission
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin, American
ca. 1867–85
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin, American
ca. 1850–80
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin, American
ca. 1850–80
Dave (later recorded as David Drake) ; made at Stony Bluff Manufactory, Old Edgefield District, Sout American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware, American
1858
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin slip
Multiple artists/makers
ca. 1850
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin, American
ca. 1867-85
Dave (later recorded as David Drake)  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware, American
1834
Dave (later recorded as David Drake)  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware, American
1858
Dave (later recorded as David Drake)  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware, American
1858
Dave (later recorded as David Drake)  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware, American
1858
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware, American
ca. 1850
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with iron slip, American
ca. 1845
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin and iron slip, American
Multiple artists/makers
ca. 1840-53
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin slip, American
ca. 1846-53
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with iron and kaolin slip, American
Multiple artists/makers
ca. 1840
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin, American
ca. 1850–80
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin, American
Multiple artists/makers
ca. 1850–80
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin, American
Multiple artists/makers
ca. 1850–80
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin, American
ca. 1867-85
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin, American
ca. 1850–80
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin, American
ca. 1850–80
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin and iron slip, American
1847
Dr. Abner Landrum  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware, American
1820
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware, American
1821
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with iron slip, American
ca. 1845
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with iron slip, American
1838–1852
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin slip, American
ca. 1850
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin and iron slip, American
ca. 1846-53
Merchant Jug, Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin slip, American
ca. 1846-53
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin and iron slip, American
ca. 1846-53
Dave (later recorded as David Drake)  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware, American
1857
Dave (later recorded as David Drake)  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware, American
1857
Dave (later recorded as David Drake)  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware, American
Multiple artists/makers
1859
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware, American
ca. 1867–85
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin, American
ca. 1850–80
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin, American
ca. 1850–80
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin, American
ca. 1850–70
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin, American
ca. 1850–80
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin, American
ca. 1850–80
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin, American
ca. 1850–80
Dave (later recorded as David Drake)  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware, American
1866
Trapp & Chandler Pottery, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with iron oxide, American
ca. 1840-50
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin, American
ca. 1850–80
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin
ca. 1850–80
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin
ca. 1850–80
108 (Face Jug Series), Simone Leigh  American, Salt-fired porcelain, American
2019
Signature Study, Theaster Gates, High fire stoneware with glaze
2020
Birth and Rebirth and Rebirth, Robert Pruitt  American, Conte, charcoal pastel, and coffee wash
2019
K.S., Adebunmi Gbadebo, True Blue Cemetery soil, human locs from Aaron Wilson, Kelsey Jackson, & Cheryl Person
2021
Applying Pressure, Woody De Othello  American, Ceramic, glaze, and red oak wood
2021
Unrecorded Woodlands artist  First Nations, Earthenware
ca. 1500
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware
Multiple artists/makers
ca. 1840
Dave (later recorded as David Drake)  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware
1853
Earl Robbins  Native American, Earthenware
2000
Dave (later recorded as David Drake)  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware
Multiple artists/makers
ca. 1848-67
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware
ca. 1848-67
Dave (later recorded as David Drake)  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware
ca. 1848-67
Dave (later recorded as David Drake)  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware with kaolin and iron slip
1849
Unrecorded  Edgefield District potter  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware
Multiple artists/makers
1836
Benjamin F. Landrum  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware
ca. 1850-70
Dave (later recorded as David Drake)  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware
1858
Vili (Kongo), Wood, iron, nails, blades and fragments, and fiber cord
ca.1850
In Memory of Pirecie McCory, Born 1843, Died June 10 1933, In Thy Place to Stand, HFS, Adebunmi Gbadebo, True Blue Cemetery soil, South Carolina gold rice, human hair
2022
Dave (later recorded as David Drake)  American, Alkaline-glazed stoneware
1859