Mary Chase Perry-Stratton

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Birthday
15, 1867
Birthplace
Hancock, MI
Death Date
Apr 15, 1961 (94)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
15, 1867
Birthplace
Hancock, MI
Death Date
Apr 15, 1961 (94)

About

Potter who co-founded Pewabic Pottery, a ceramics studio that manufactured iridescent-glazed lamps, vessels, and tiles. 

Before Fame

Her pottery partner Horace Hames Caulkins created Pewabic signature works on the kiln, while she provided the artistic vision for these creations.

Trivia

Her pottery studio became a Michigan landmark and began operating as an art school and a museum after her death.

Family Life

She was born in Hancock, Michigan. Her father's death prompted the family to move to Ann Arbor.

Associated With

She was part of an early-twentieth-century Arts and Crafts movement that was inspired by author John Ruskin.