Pottery Shop

Summary

The Pottery Shop was designed in 1939 by Edward L. Cutler, an architect who helped Henry Ford create his historic village. Designed as a reproduction rice mill to house 19th century threshing machinery from a South Carolina plantation, the building was repurposed as the Pottery Shop in 1984. Today, visitors view demonstrations of hand-made pottery including salt-glaze and slip wares.

The Pottery Shop was designed in 1939 by Edward L. Cutler, an architect who helped Henry Ford create his historic village. Designed as a reproduction rice mill to house 19th century threshing machinery from a South Carolina plantation, the building was repurposed as the Pottery Shop in 1984. Today, visitors view demonstrations of hand-made pottery including salt-glaze and slip wares.

Artifact

Building (Structure)

Date Made

circa 1935

Creators

Henry Ford (Organization) 

Cutler, Edward James, 1882-1961 

Place of Creation

United States, Michigan, Dearborn 

Creator Notes

Designed by Edward J. Cutler and built in Greenfield Village, Dearborn, Michigan.

Greenfield Village
 On Exhibit

at Greenfield Village in Liberty Craftworks District

Object ID

00.583.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Brick (Clay product)
Wood (Plant material)
Glass (Material)

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