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Vintage Jean Goodwin Ames "Night Horse" Ceramic Box

Beautiful box from collected internationally known artist JEAN GOODWIN AMES (1903-1986). Features a blue horse frolicking among the stars, called Night Horse. Signed Jean on the cover and inscribed Night Horse, Jean Goodwin Ames, Claremont California on the inside lid. Also signed Night Horse on the bottom. Measures 6 1/2" wide by 4 1/4" and is 1 3/4" tall. In good condition with two chips on the inside of the lid (not seen from the top when closed) and what might be a chip and some discoloration or perhaps a mark of the artist on the bottom (please see photos). Circa 1940 - 1950.

Jean Goodwin Ames was a mosaic mural artist who worked with various media including tapestries and ceramic tiles. Together with her husband, Arthur Ames, Jean completed several murals composed of glazed tile, glass mosaic and enamel. The Ames met in an evening ceramics class taught by Glen Lukens. They married in 1940 and collaborated on a number of Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) projects, commissions for Sheets Studio and other corporate and private commissions.For over thirty years, Jean taught at the Claremont Graduate School and Scripps College. The Ames donated their collection of post-war ceramics to Scripps College."

Jean Goodwin Ames was the first professor of Drawing & Design at Scripps College in Claremont, Ca. Acknowleged for her work as an enamelist and tapestry designer. Commissioned for WPA sponsored mosaic works. Featured cover artist in Marbeth Schon's book, 'Masters of Enamelling in America 1930-1980'. Several awards and honors.

ITEM ID
1-001244
STYLE
American Craftsman
COLOR
Blue, Cream
TYPE
Ceramics
ORIGIN
United States • American
PURPOSE
Boxes
ITEM TYPE
Vintage

Vintage Jean Goodwin Ames "Night Horse" Ceramic Box

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