Sold Archives : 2018

Two (2) fantastic mid-century Glidden Pottery green plates with a wonderful abstract fish design. We aren't certain about the pattern name or designer for this line, though some have said it may be a Fong Chow design. The ...

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A beautiful oblong studio pottery Danish oblong dish from Michael Andersen & Son. Designed by Marianne Stark and produced in Bornholm, Denmark it features a playful modernist design depicting 3 vikings in a boat with the Persia craquelure glaze in re ...

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A beautiful crystalline blue black weedpot vase by Mary Burton. Elegantly formed ceramic piece with large dark cobalt blue crystals formed in the glaze on a plain black background. Crystals even extend a bit to interior rim of vase - believe it takes ...

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A wonderful studio pottery stoneware mug by Cliff Stewart. Very heavy white and brown mottled drip glaze, lovely example of California studio pottery, likely from the 1970s. We have a few other pieces by him, but those are all vases. Marked on inside ...

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A charming set of wooden figures from Aarikka in Finland. According to the Aarikka museum website, these two wood sculptures were known as "The Lapps Maarit and Aslak" and were designed in 1986 by Kaija Aarikka. The design was meant to reflect the tr ...

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A wonderful set of Marshall Studios ceramic tile and wood bookends by Gordon and Jane Martz of Indiana. Solid wood with inset square brown striped tiles - would look great in a mid century modern library setting. Bases are metal covered with thin lea ...

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Beautiful Ernest Sohn Creations creamer and covered sugar, manufactured by Hall. The set features plain white, ribbed design with simple modern lines. Believe this is a mid-century line likely made in the 60s. Marked on the bottom with the Ernest So ...

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A rare fantastic Chalice Pottery mid century modern large abstract hippo figurine sculpture. Created by Charles and Alice Smith in the 1940-50s, this is a large ceramic abstract hippopotamus sculpture with their typical matte black surface and incise ...

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Beautiful small stoneware studio pottery footed bowl by Marg Loring. Hand thrown and formed stoneware, blue and brown speckled glaze and line/drip decor on the sides. Loring was a founding member of the famed Allied Craftsmen group in San Diego. Bowl ...

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Fantastic studio pottery covered bowl or box by the master potter Warren Mackenzie. Simple and elegant covered round box form with striped brown and gray glaze, speckled here and there. Marked on the side of the piece with Mackenzie's "WM" mark, and ...

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A wonderful, very rare small enamel bowl by the Finnish artist Saara Hopea-Untracht. One of the most important desginers in Finland, often known more for her jewelry but did extensive work in furniture, ceramics and metals as well. This enamel bowl h ...

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Great looking set of two (2) tiny teak wood bowls from Denmark, designed by Ernst Henriksen. We've seen larger versions of these bowls with elegant, wavy rim - but these are tiny, probably meant as condiment servers. They came with two small teak sco ...

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Nice looking La Mirada Pottery rectangular vase, probably produced in the 1940s or before. Lovely form, slighly curved sides on this rectangular shape, with maroon to burgundy red exterior with chartreuse green interior glaze. Unmarked or obscurred o ...

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A wonderful and whimsical hippopotamus ceramic sculpture by Hal Fromhold. Purple and blue heavily pockmarked glaze on this funny looking creature with large nose and sculpted ears and eyes. We actually thought this might be designed by Bertil Vallien ...

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A wonderful yellow crackle glaze horse figurine by Barbara Willis. This is the iconic first figural form that Willis, one of the pioneers of California modern pottery, produced in the 1940s-50s. Stylized hollow body horse figure with her signature co ...

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Fantastic looking Kronjyden Nissen stoneware ice bucket designed by Jens Quistgaard. This is from the "Relief" line featuring a brownish ochre to green matte glaze with leaf designs. Cane-wrapped metal handle attaches via two holes in ice bucket. Unm ...

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A beautiful egg-shaped small enamel on copper bowl catch-all by acclaimed California enamelist Phyllis Wallen. Great looking abstract swirl pattern in black with gold-green jewels on a aqua blue background. Marked on reverse with PW script and partia ...

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A beautiful green and blue swirled glass small enameled metal dish by Doris Hall. Great looking abstract blue and green design, with hints of white glaze as well. Dish has a small bowl depression in the center. Likely dates to the 1950s-60s. Signed o ...

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A fantastic Art Nouveau ceramic planter pot from Mettlach in Germany, featuring incised wavy deco design with checkerboard motif at top. Blue and tan/yellow coloration on off white glaze. We have seen this colorway and similar pattern on other pieces ...

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A nice looking architectural style tall shiny black vase, believed to be produced by a company like Haeger Pottery likely in the 1970s-80s. We'd thought at first the might've been from an older California pottery like Pacific or Bauer, but we now thi ...

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Great looking, kinetic metal sculpture of a boy with dog on flat piece of quartz or marble. Very similar to some of the Curtis Jere pieces that we've had, but we actually think this might be a Malcolm Moran or Bijan piece from the 1970s-80s. Have not ...

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Wonderful set of two modern embossed/intaglio original Japanese woodblock prints by Haku Maki. Poems are entitled "Wind-A" and "Wind-B" and are reverse images of each other. Black and white abstract calligraphic kanji characters with splash of yellow ...

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A wonderful studio pottery plate by the California master potter David Stewart of San Diego. This one features an adorable giraffe surrounded by a myriad of green and white leaves, on a red brown speckled background. Have not seen any plates with thi ...

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A wonderful modern wood burl flower frog ikebana arranger by Warren Vienneau. Simple form crafted out of figured burl with plenty of natural nooks and crannies. Removeable metal flower arranger with prongs in the middle. Unknown wood type but possibl ...

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A fantastic, arts and crafts Rookwood Pottery vase produced in 1924. Simple, flowing vase shape with satin matte steel blue glaze color - pictures make it look a little more greenish than it is. Would look wonderful with other art pottery pieces from ...

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An extremely rare set of five (5) Bryce Brothers Silhouette ice tea glasses designed in 1952 by Eva Zeisel. These have fantastic, subtly curved shapes and a sublime chartreuse color. There were 5 shapes in this hard to find line - 12 oz Ice Tea, 11oz ...

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A fabulous blue and green studio pottery bulbous stoneware vase by well-known Wisconsin pottery Abraham (Abe) Cohn. Produced out of Milwaukee and Fish Creek in Door County, and was influential in the area. This is a great looking bulbous form with fl ...

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A fabulous Austrian brass kitty cat "pretzel holder" figurine by Walter Bosse, produced in the 1950s-60s. Patinated brass, polished in areas to accentuate details on the piece. Whimsical cat face with long tail. Our example includes the ring that goe ...

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Lovely No. 3716 wavy scalloped sea green aqua blue bowl from Blenko Glass. Believe that this is the 3716 shape (the 3744-X appears to be smaller looking through the catalogs) and that it was by Wayne Husted, but do not see the particular shape in the ...

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Fantastic Catalina Island Pottery matte ringed vase, in Descanso green. We don't see very many of these actual Catalina pieces nowadays, most are Gladding's Catalina Pottery. Unknown model number, or date but probably 1930s. Marked on bottom with "Ca ...

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Wonderful, rare Alvino Bagni stylized Italian horse sculpture in the Sea Garden glaze treatment. Produced in the 1960s for Raymor, features a whimsical animal shape with the characteristic blue, green and brown mottled sea garden glaze. Would look gr ...

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A wonderful plump Bitossi Italian penguin figurine designed by Aldo Londi. Charcoal gray to black matte rough glaze, with applied beak and sculpted wings, incised decor with blue and green glaze accents. Have seen these in a variety of different colo ...

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A fantastic early woodblock or linocut print by Helen Siegl, depicting "Das Mondschaf Und Sein Kind" (The moon sheep and his child). An unusual modern depiction of a stylized yellow sheep with a smaller black sheep, against a brown background. Would ...

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An impressive Bitossi Italy "Seta" (Silk) tall vase, with black and gold decoration on white. This piece has a multitude of sgraffito hand carved vertical incisions and divots on the surface along with black and gold horizontal banding design. Top ri ...

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A wonderful Italian horse pottery figurine designed by Aldo Londi, featuring rough glaze, orange spots, mane and tail. Incised decoration on the sides. Rough stoneware clay design with incised eyes. We usually see this piece in the Rimini Blu pattern ...

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Fabulous, striking oval ceramic ashtray made for Raymor in Italy. Matte blue mottled glaze has incised ovals in green, great overall design that would go well with other mid-century modern ceramics. Unsure of manufacturing era or the exact designer, ...

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