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Sarah deBesche

Biography to Display: 

1945 Born Washington, DC 

EDUCATION 

1967 BA, English, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts 

PRIMARY WORK EXPERIENCE 

1970 – present: Potter 

1975-2005: Caterer 

BIOGRAPHY 

Sarah deBesche is known for functional stoneware high-fired in a reduction atmosphere: jars, plates, and mugs, with surface techniques that includes fluting, brushed on porcelain slip, and glazes. 

 

Artist's Studio: Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard.

 

Typical Marks

 initials SdeB, with the B underlined under other letters, and a leaf stamp nearby.   

Faceted Jar
Form: Jar
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown (Wheel thrown and faceted.)
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Fluted Mug
Form: Mug
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown (Wheel thrown and fluted.)
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP
Pie Plate
Form: Pie Plate
Materials: Stoneware
Method: Thrown
Surface Technique: Glaze
Photo: TMP
Photo: TMP

Citation: McGee, Donna. "The Marks Project." Last modified January 22, 2021. http://themarksproject.org:443/marks/debesche