CELADON: Ancient, Modern, and Trenton

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CELEDON: Ancient, Modern, and Trenton

Presented by David Bosted and Billy Wang

Sunday, June 5
1:30 p.m.

(Talk plus Q&A lasts about 30 minutes)

A special program exploring an important part of Trenton’s industrial ceramic history and its ancient origins

Photo: Maddock Celadon sink from a ca. 1929 Tudor style home. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Philip Gundy.


Ceramics are a key element of Trenton’s industrial history. Trenton’s heyday in ceramic production, from the mid-19th century onwards, was preceded by three thousand years of experimentation with clay and glazes in Asia. Cela blue-grey-green shades of colors and glazes were the epitome of style for much of ceramic history.

Pennington School Intern Billy Wang worked with Trenton Museum Society Trustee David Bosted to create this talk, which will take place in Gallery 4 in the upper level of the Trenton City at Ellarslie.
We will record this talk for future online presentation.

ADMISSION: FREE, with donations at the door appreciated. The museum is a short walk from free parking within the park. Museum hours are Fridays and Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m., and Sundays, 1 to 4 p.m. Enter Cadwalader Park from Parkside Avenue.