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ca. 1958 Paul Soldner Born: Summerfield, Illinois 1921 Died: Claremont, California 2011 glazed stoneware 13 1/2 x 13 1/4 in. (34.3 x 33.7 cm) diam. Smithsonian American Art Museum Gift of Hermine and Lloyd Beck 1991.175.6 Smithsonian American Art Museum
Luce Foundation Center, 4th Floor, 53B

Luce Center Label

In the 1950s, when he first began working with Peter Voulkos at the Otis Art Institute, Paul Soldner was focused on creating functional vessels such as this pot. Here, the multiple glazes contrast with the natural beauty of the raw clay.


decorative arts - ceramic

Crafts - Clay

ceramic - stoneware