Anne Fallis Elliot

"Making pots is a mysterious venture; a person cannot possibly know what is going to happen next."

AnneElliot pottery

Anne Fallis Elliot has been making functional ceramics since 1964, maintaining a studio in Manhattan where she makes all the pots that she either ships to customers or exhibits once a year at an open house teaware show.

Elliott's forms are made on the potter's wheel, typically throw in parts that are altered and then assembled. The clay is a mid-firing stoneware that is commercially prepared and coated with a glaze that has been evolving for years from the same basic recipe — a mixture of water, pigment and unwashed ash collected from friends who burn hardwood in their fireplaces.

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