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Henry Moore bronze turns heads in run-up to Freeman’s May 11 sale

Henry Moore bronze turns heads in run-up to Freeman’s May 11 sale

PHILADELPHIA — Henry Moore’s evocative, energetic bronze Architectural Project leads Freeman’s May 11 Modern and Contemporary Art auction. Offered at an estimate of $200,000-$300,000, the elegant work, dating to 1969 and stamp-numbered 8/12 on its base, highlights the maturity and life force of the eminent British artist’s later work and represents an unmissable addition to […]

Pottery

Pottery is one of the most ancient arts. It can take various forms such as tableware, kitchenware, decorative objects and outstanding pieces of art. The first people who experimented with clay were the ancient Egyptians, who used to transfer water in clay pots often decorated with primitive tools. They were also among the first to glaze their pottery items before putting them into kilns. Pottery can vary depending on different uses, eras and cultures, from earthenware and stoneware to Chinese porcelain and terra-cotta. China has such a long and distinguished history of producing all sorts of pottery. Throughout the centuries, many potters tried to mimic the techniques and replicate Chinese works, capturing the same beauty. Besides its unique beauty and exquisite craftsmanship, each pottery piece has its own story. Whether you want to en

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