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Bottle Vase

Artist Karl Martz (American, 1912–1997)
Title Bottle Vase
Date Ca. 1989
Medium Earthenware with black matte glaze and iron micro-crystalline glaze
Dimensions Overall: 5 15/16 x 3 13/16 in. (15.1 x 9.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Dr. Steven Conant, Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University
Accession Number 2000.128

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Karl Martz founded Indiana University’s ceramics program in 1945. Throughout his tenure at the university, he continued to develop his craftsmanship through attending workshops at Black Mountain College and studying in Japan. He was nationally recognized for his experimentation with glazes.

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