Clayworking Industrial Exhibit at the St. Louis World's Fair

[Trade Journal]

Publication: Brick

Chicago, IL, United States
vol. 20, no. 6, p. 290-302, col. 1-2


The Hartford Faience Co., of Hartford, Conn., makes a striking exhibit in the shape of a mantel piece which is a positive work of art. It is in the order of the model of the famous Della Robbia ware and shows in a perfect manner the possibilities of this decoration in mantel work. The lines and coloring have been followed out in an original way, and the subject of the central panel above the mantel is "The Sun Worshipers." This subject is appropriately related to the use of the fire-place, and the treatment is the result of careful study by Louis Potter, a graduate of Tr