Daisy Makeig-Jones

View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Spinning Mud into Gold: Daisy Makeig-Jones

Posted: August 5, 2015
Category: Daisy Makeig-Jones
Daisy Makeig-Jones, whose work is on view at NMWA through August 16 in Casting a Spell, created Fairyland Lusterware for the Wedgwood pottery company in the early 20th century. These...
Detail image of a ceramic punchbowl painted with blue, green, red, and purple tones. The details of a mythological scene are painted in gold on top of the swaths of color.

Not Losing their Luster—Ceramics by Daisy Makeig-Jones

Posted: May 28, 2015
Category: Daisy Makeig-Jones
NMWA exhibition Casting a Spell: Ceramics by Daisy Makeig-Jones features work that the artist (1881–1945) created for the Wedgwood pottery company. She is best known for Fairyland Lusterware, a Wedgwood...
Porcelain pedestal bowl featuring an iridescent lustreware glaze. Around the bowl, winged fairies and sprites cavort on a vibrant green field set against a deep blue background. The figures and the decorative elements along the rim and foot of the bowl are outlined in gold cloisonne.

The Magic of Daisy Makeig-Jones

Posted: April 21, 2015
Category: Daisy Makeig-Jones
Interior view of a colorful, iridescent lusterware bowl featuring gold cloisonne and an ornamental Art Nouveau design. At the center, a light-skinned mermaid bathes in the ocean. Radiating outward, and repeated five times, is a lush agrarian scene.