muffin and book jar_ shaw
Richard Shaw, Muffin and Book Jar, 1987. Porcelain, decal overglazes, and china paint, 9 x 10.5 x 8 in. di Rosa collection, Napa.

A selection of works by ceramicist and sculptor Richard Shaw, highlighting the artist’s exceptional capacity for deception and revelation. The works on view reveal the skill, humor, and hyperrealism that placed Shaw at the forefront of contemporary ceramics.
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Collection in Focus is an ongoing series of exhibitions that highlight important and often understudied objects from di Rosa’s permanent collection that would otherwise remain in storage.