Category Archives: Hungary

HUNGARIAN FOLK POTTERY – Slipwares and Redwares

Following on from the previous post about Hungarian folk pottery, here are some more examples. They are probably all 20th-century. These Hungarian (or Romanian) redwares were bought in 2003 in Sherborne in Dorset. The shop was selling country furniture and … Continue reading

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HUNGARIAN FOLK POTTERY – White slipwares and Bokály wine jugs

After visiting the Hungarian Ethnographic Museum in Budapest earlier in the year I have been looking more closely at the pieces I have at home. These were all bought in Bristol at different times – three from an antique dealer … Continue reading

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ARCHITECTURAL CERAMICS IN BUDAPEST – ART NOUVEAU / SECESSIONIST

A few examples of the architectural ceramics of Budapest collected on my wanderings. I found a great book by Dániel Kovács and Zsolt Batár called Budapest Art Nouveau published by Andron Könyv in 2012. It consists of a series of … Continue reading

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Hungarian National Museum – Medieval jugs and stove-tiles

The Hungarian National Museum in Budapest was rather inaccessible on the Thursday I was there because they were preparing for a national day on Saturday 15th March. The day celebrates the uprising against the Habsburgs in 1849. The museum steps … Continue reading

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The Potter’s Workshop – Folk Pottery at the Hungarian Ethnographic Museum, Budapest

The Hungarian Ethnographic Museum in Budapest has the most wonderful collections of traditional folk ceramics and costume not to mention furniture. This display is of objects and photographs from various potteries, mainly from Hodmezövásárhely which is a major pottery production centre in … Continue reading

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Hungarian folk pottery at the Ethnographic Museum in Budapest

I was in Budapest last week with my students. We looked at all sorts of stuff – high points included the Szechenyi Baths, ballet at the Opera and Budapest Zoo. The weather has been very kind and it did n’t … Continue reading

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