(1870 - 1931)
Hannah Borger Overbeck was active/lived in Indiana. Hannah Overbeck is known for arts and crafts pottery.
Biography Hannah Overbeck
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Hannah Overbeck was one of the four Overbeck sisters who founded the
Overbeck Pottery studio in Cambridge City, Indiana in 1911. She
is credited as being the chief designer for several decades until her
death in 1931, an influence that led to large decorated pieces with
highly colored patterns, uncluttered, and incised lines based on nature.
Of her it was said she frequently could be seen with her sketch
pad doing preparatory designs in pencil and watercolor. Her biggest
inspiration was her family's property with flowers and vegetable gardens.
When she was young, Hannah Overbeck became permanently afflicted with
chronic neuritis, which left her with painful nerve inflammation, loss
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