|Type of Object||Vase|
|Collection||American Decorative Arts Collection|
|Principal Artist||Binns, Charles Fergus|
Charles Fergus Binns (1857-1934)
Ceramic vase with dark brown-green glaze with iridescent qualities. Bottom is stamped with incised cipher of the initials "C.F.B."
Binns, born in England, came to the United States in 1897 to head the newly formed school of ceramic art in Trenton, New Jersey, then associated with the Lenox Company. He was one of the founding members of The American Ceramic Society in 1899 and the following year became director of the New York School of Clayworking. He held the directorship until he retired in 1931.
Binns, Charles Fergus
|Source||(FIC) Found in Collection|
|Year Range from||1916|
|Year Range to||1930|