She first studied art with Alice Ravenel Huger Smith. Hale, she was a founding member of the Charleston Etchers Club and helped to found the Southern States Art League. The SC Arts Commission awards the yearly Elizabeth ONeill Verner Governors Awards for the Arts in her honor.
In 1901, she enrolled at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, where she studied for two years with Thomas Anshutz. Item #: 9559 Antique 19thc Paris porcelain desk top inkwell set Antique 19th century Paris gilded porcelain desk top inkwell set in excellent original condition.
In very good condition with a teensy bit of wear at the lip.
Item #: 9565 Antique Georgian style pair of walnut chairs Antique Georgian style pair of walnut side chairs with claw feet. Highly figured walnut with burr walnut vase form splats, shell carved knees, ball-and-claw feet, and suede seats. Measures 37.5 inches wide, 14.5 inches deep and 38 inches high.
The frieze with dental carved molding and two front doors is flanked by intricate scalloped carving. Measures 44 inches wide, 14 inches deep, 20 inches high to the Lucite surface, and 22 inches high to the cushion. The cushion frame is fine but one may wish to replace the fabric. Elizabeth O'Neill Verner (December 21, 1883 April 17, 1979) was an artist, author, lecturer, and preservationist who was one of the leaders of the Charleston Renaissance.
Item #: 9560 Elizabeth ONeill Verner pastel of a flower seller Elizabeth O'Neill Verner iconic pastel on silk of an African American flower seller. She has been called "the best-known African American female artist of South Carolina of the twentieth century." Elizabeth Quale O'Neill was born in Charleston, South Carolina. Her work is held by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Smithsonian American Art Museum, and museums throughout the American southeast.
Wonderfully worn patina to top surface which is a single wide pine board.
On leaving the academy, she taught art in Aiken, SC, for a time. Classic scrolled shell form with ink well and powder pot.
She then returned to Charleston, where she took up her art studies with Ms. Measures 4.5 inches wide by 4 inches deep by 2.25 inches high. Artisan ceramist David Snair of Columbus, Ohio, revived and mastered the forgotten art of crystalline glaze and gave it a new dimension. He exhibited at the 1973 Mid States Craft Exhibition; the Indianapolis Museum of Art; the 1974 Biennial Michiana Regional Art Competition; the Mansfield Art Center 1975; the Nat'l Cone Box Show in 1975, and many more.
Item #: 9566 Rosenlew Finland 1959 black enamel casserole Rosenlew Finland black enamel cast iron casserole pot made in 1959.
Iconic mid century modern form by cult designer Timo Sarpaneva (1926-2006) with the original labels and innovative teak handle/lid lifter.
Item #: 9558 David Snair artisan ceramist porcelain vase 1976 David Snair hand thrown high-fired porcelain bottle form vase with crystalline glaze in perfect condition. His tutorial on crystalline glaze recipes was published in the December 1975 issue of Ceramic Monthly. Item #: 9557 Antique country pine kitchen work table c1900 Antique country New England pine kitchen work table in old brown paint, circa 1900.
He received a BS from Purdue University in 1970 and an MA in ceramics in 1974. The Purdue University staff recommended David Snair as a ceramic graduate assistant and described him thus: "His creative ceramic work has improved at a phenomenal rate and is now just about the most inventive and well thought out student work at Perdue." His ceramic art collections can be seen at Ohio State University Museum, Columbus Museum of Art, Massillon Museum in Ohio, the Lannan Foundation, U. Single drawer and heavy solid brass utensils holder.