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Carolina Clay : The Life and Legend of the Slave Potter Dave
by Leonard Todd


Overview - He is known today, as he was then, only as Dave. His pots and storage jars were everyday items, but because of their beauty and massive size, and because Dave signed and inscribed many with poems, they now fetch six figures at auction. We know of no other slave artist who dared to put his name on his work, a dangerous advertisement of literacy.  Read more...

 
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Overview
He is known today, as he was then, only as Dave. His pots and storage jars were everyday items, but because of their beauty and massive size, and because Dave signed and inscribed many with poems, they now fetch six figures at auction. We know of no other slave artist who dared to put his name on his work, a dangerous advertisement of literacy.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780393058567
  • ISBN-10: 0393058565
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: October 2008
  • Page Count: 336
  • Dimensions: 9.46 x 6.42 x 1.08 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.37 pounds


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Books > Biography & Autobiography > Cultural Heritage
Books > Biography & Autobiography > Artists, Architects, Photographers
Books > Social Science > Slavery

 
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