- Also known as
Mrs Ivy Clark (nee Sanders)
primary name: Clark, Ivy
- individual; Female
- Life dates
- Ivy Clark was the wife of Alfred Clark (q.v.). He was born in New York, and after he married Ivy in 1921 he became a naturalized British subject. He was a pioneer in sound reproduction and film. In 1895 he produced at the Edison Laboratory, Orange, New Jersey, the first moving picture films with plot and continuity and in 1907 he founded the Musee de la Voix in the Archives of the National Opera, Paris.
They were members of the Oriental Ceramic Society; Alfred served on the Council almost continually from 1934 to 1948. Mr and Mrs Clark were generous contributors to the Royal Academy exhibition of 1935-6. They donated a Song dynasty stoneware dish to the Museum in 1936; and donated and sold other Chinese and Japanese items in the 1970's.
- Jessica Harrison-Hall, "Catalogue of late Yuan and Ming Ceramics in the British Museum", 2001, p. 587; "Transactions of the Oriental Ceramic Society", vol. 25, 1949- 1950, p. 12, obituary, A. L. Hetherington; Stacey Pierson, "Collectors, Collections and Museums: The Field of Chinese Ceramics in Britain, 1560-1960", 2007, pp 171 & 172; Roy Davids & Dominic Jellinek, "PROVENANCE: Collectors, Dealers and Scholars: Chinese Ceramics in Britain and America", 2011, pp112-117, Pls. 33, 34, 35 & 36.