Athenian Vase Construction: A Potter's Analysis

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Greek vases are one of the world's finest ceramic traditions. Even before a vase became a painted masterpiece, its graceful lines and elegant proportions made it a masterpiece of form.

Athenian Vase Construction details in a comprehensive, step-by-step fashion the manner in which the major Athenian vases were made. Photographs of pottery from the Getty Museum and other collections provide ancient evidence--from the interiors and exteriors of the pots themselves--as to how they were formed and constructed, while line drawings illustrate how the potter worked.

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Toby Schreiber, a potter, has contributed articles to Greek Vases in the J. Paul Getty Museum and the J. Paul Getty Museum Journal.

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"This may be the finest and most important book written on Greek vases in the last twenty-five years."--Bryn Mawr Classical Review


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