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Michael Cardew, large slipware cider jar, earthenware, height 450mm, width 275mm, made at Winchcombe, about 1938. Museum no. Circ.319-1938

Michael Cardew, large slipware cider jar, earthenware, height 450mm, width 275mm, made at Winchcombe, about 1938. Museum no. Circ.319-1938

'Ceramics Points of View' is the result of a collaboration between The National Electronic and Video Archive of the Crafts and the V&A. A range of people were asked for their responses to the same ten objects from the V&A's 20th century ceramics collection.

On this page you can discover the six people's responses to 'Cider Jar', made around 1938 by Michael Cardew (1901-1983). Simply choose one of the people below to see their response.

Here the work of Michael Cardew is critiqued by Alison Britton, Neil Brownsword, Emmanuel Cooper, Claire Curneen, Tanya Harrod and Oliver Watson in the following videos.

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Blue and Turquoise Teardrop Necklace by Michael Vincent Michaud

Blue and Turquoise Teardrop Necklace by Michael Vincent Michaud

New jeweller Michael Vincent Michaud has studied extensively with some of America's finest glass artists at various institutions including the prestig…

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International Training Course

The Victoria and Albert Museum welcomes applications for ‘Creating Innovative Learning Programmes’, its new one week intensive course. This is a unique training opportunity for museum professionals from overseas who are interested in attracting and programming for a range of museum audiences.

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Event - Science Museum's Medical Collections - Tour 2

Tue 16 February 2016 11:00–12:30

Containing over 100,000 objects from the combined collections of the Wellcome Trust and Science Museum, its storerooms reflect the history of medicine across culture, time and place. As less than five per cent of the collection is on display to the public, this will be a unique opportunity to discover the scale, breadth and inimitably quirky nature of the items amassed by Sir Henry Wellcome – from ornate ceramic pharmacy jars to ingenious prosthetic appliances.

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