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These works by Turner have exiting and unexpected surfaces, raw and gritty with earthy slips. This brings every touch, line and gouge by this subtle artist into sharp relief. In 1958, he joined the Alfred University faculty, where he remained until his retirement as Professor Emeritus of Ceramic Art in 1979 and was also honored by the establishment of the Robert C. Turner Chair in Ceramic Art. 58 Robert Turner (1913-2005; USA) Canyon #2 ca 1998 Stoneware; ht. 10, dia. 10 in. From the personal collection of the artist. Directly from the Family of the Artist $5,500 - $7,500 59 Robert Turner (1913-2005; USA) Untitled 1976 Stoneware; ht. 9.5, dia. 10 in. Signed Turner on base. From the personal collection of the artist. Directly descended in the family of the artist $6,500 - $8,500

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