Thomas W. Commeraw

THE THOMAS COMMERAW PROJECT

Thomas Commeraw Lecture
Appearance at Dish Camp, Historic Eastfield Village, June 21-23, 2013
As part of the yearly, well-known ceramics symposium at Don Carpentier's Eastfield Village (East Nassau, NY), I will be speaking at length about Thomas Commeraw and my research--and look forward to doing so before what I'm sure will be a great audience! (The theme of this year's Dish Camp is An Early British and American Ceramics 'POTpourri'.) Learn more.
New York City Stoneware Lecture
Manhattan Stoneware 1795-1820 Lecture, April 27, 2013
at the Westchester Glass Show in Old Greenwich, CT | 4/27/2013 at 2pm
My brother, Mark Zipp, and I will again discuss Commeraw, Clarkson Crolius, John Remmey III, and Henry Remmey as a featured program at the show. (Our talk is free with show admission, which is a very reasonable $7.) Learn more.
New York City Stoneware Lecture
Manhattan Stoneware 1795-1820 Lecture (& Appraisal Event), October 13, 2012
at the Gunn Historical Museum in Washington, CT | 10/13/2012 at 10am
My brother, Mark Zipp, and I will discuss Commeraw, Clarkson Crolius, John Remmey III, and Henry Remmey--the key NYC potters from this period. Followed by a free stoneware appraisal event, this lecture will include a lot of new material. Learn more.
Commeraw Project in The New York Times
"Commeraw Pottery ..." in The New York Times (October 14, 2011)
I would really like to thank Eve Kahn for taking an interest in this story!
Podcast Interview on Artisan Ancestors
Interview with Me on Artisan Ancestors
I spoke to John Kay--for his excellent podcast--about researching American stoneware potters, including Thomas Commeraw. You can also download this directly through iTunes by clicking here and selecting my episode, #9.
Commeraw Project in Farsunds Avis
The Commeraw Project in Farsunds Avis (Farsund, Norway; March 28, 2012)
I was contacted about the recovery of a Commeraw's Stoneware jug off the Norwegian coast! Here's a rough computerized English translation courtesy of Google Translate.
Commeraw Project Mentioned in The NY Times
The Commeraw Project in The New York Times (January 13, 2011)
I could not have been happier to see Thomas Commeraw, and his true identity, in a New York newspaper for the first time in almost two centuries. I was mentioned and quoted in regards to a couple of Commeraw pots that were offered during Americana Week.
Commeraw Video on Crocker Farm
Me Discussing a Commeraw Early Period Jar on crockerfarm.com
As part of the group of videos we periodically shoot for crockerfarm.com, I talked about an important late eighteenth century example of Commeraw's work that recently surfaced.
Commeraw Updates on Fahrenheit 2300 Stoneware Blog
Posts for Fahrenheit 2300 on the Commeraw Project, to keep people up-to-date
The Thomas Commeraw Project (Mar 31, 2010) | Update 1 (Jun 17, 2010) | Update 2 (Jan 14, 2011)
Crocker Farm and Thomas Commeraw in The New York Times (Oct 14, 2011)
Commeraw's Stoneware Jug Found in Norwegian Waters (Apr 2, 2012)
Washington, D.C. Stoneware Article by Brandt Zipp
My Most Recently-Published Article, "Washington, D.C. Stoneware" in AFA
Published in the Autumn 2010 issue of Antiques & Fine Art Magazine, this was a truly groundbreaking look at the heretofore obscure stoneware potters of our nation's capital--a culmination of years of difficult research.