CLYDE BURT / LARGE MID - CENTURY LIDDED JAR
Item History and Pricing
ABOUT CLYDE BURT: Clyde Burt was born in Melrose, Ohio in 1922. He studied at the Fort Wayne Art School, Cape Cod School of Art and then did grad...uate work at The Cranbrook Academy under Maija Grotell. He taught at the Dayton Art Institute and the Fort Wayne School of Art prior to forming a partnership with John Nartker (as Burt & Nartker in Clay.) The two artists marketed their work primarily in Michigan and the Chicago area. Burt exhibited at the Ceramic Nationals from 1954-1958. Exhibitions were held in prestigious galleries including the McCormick Exposition Center in Chicago and the Madision Gallery in New York City. His work is in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian Museum of American Art and the Chicago Museum of Art among others. Burt died in 1981 and the intervening years have seen interest in his work soar among knowing collectors of mid-Century studio pottery.
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