Sold Archives : 2020

A rare wonderful Bitossi Pumpkin Italian pottery rectangular vase. This striking pattern is sometimes known as Onion as well as Pumpkin, and comes in both this colorway of brown, yellow, green, orange, black designs on yellow, as well as one that fea ...

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A fantastic modern ceramic Bitossi for Rosenthal Netter spherical blue striped vase. This line for Bitossi was known as "Fascie Colorate", or Colored Stripes. Black, blue and green stripes near top of this bulbous vase - have seen them in various dif ...

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A fantastic, unusual stoneware candleholder by Austrian born John W. Novy. Cylinder form with cut-out abstract windows on the sides, wonderful speckled green trending toward brown glaze. There is built-in receptacle at the bottom for a candle, looks ...

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A beautiful 5" moon or egg form weedpot vase by Isabel Parks. The Pennsylvania potter was known for these interesting modernist shapes, often working in conjunction with fellow ceramicist Warren Hullow. Our Isabel Parks weedpot is medium-sized with a ...

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A rare, beautiful vintage Eva Zeisel coffee pot with lid designed for Castleton China in the 1940s, and manufactured by Shenango Pottery. This is an iconic piece from an amazing designer, in the plain "Museum White" glaze on an elegant, biomorphic po ...

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A monumental modern stylized sculpture of a woman in flowing gown by Jaru Art Products of California. The sculpture is all one piece of white ceramic or plaster, and depicts a female figure with elongated limbs reclining. Would be a showstopper of a ...

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A monumental rare hand made Bauer Pottery Matt Carlton "Hands on Hips" twisted handle 16 inch tall vase. This is Carlton's well-known "signature" form in Chinese Yellow glaze, with a flared shape, indented rings periodically on the sides and applied ...

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A fantastic, small studio pottery stoneware plate/bowl by Aile Lee of New Mexico / Las Vegas. Wonderful stylized depiction of a horse in brown glaze on gray-blue background. Hand formed shallow bowl shape, would look great with other California or So ...

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Lovely pale celadon green crystalline glazed small studio vase, designed by Louise Reding of San Diego. Please see her website for more information. Elegant form and beautiful crystal blossoms, difficult technique to master. Signed on bottom. ...

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A fantastic David Stewart studio pottery lion head vase, featuring his distinctive smiling lion face, applied ears and eyes, and hand decorated face. Rough stoneware construction with mottled bumpy white and brown glaze treatment, face is glazed a da ...

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A lovely, rare Bitossi Italian sparrow or robin bird with the Scavo decor. Light brown/pink clay construction with lacy bubbled matte glaze, hints of white and brown glaze, and incised feather lines on body. We haven't yet seen this form before in th ...

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A fabulous set of two blue Murano Italian glass bird bookends. Designed by Luciano Gaspari for Salviati glassworks, this beautiful pair of solid glass objects would look great together on the mantle or bookcase - or pose them separately as glass work ...

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Fantastic set of two Italian fused glass ashtrays produced by Bitossi and likely distributed through Raymor. This somewhat uncommon line is known as Fritte Colorate, and features a multicolor glass checkerboard square design on speckled brown glazed ...

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Wonderful set of six (6) Bitossi Italian stoneware bird bowls. Hand painted, incised design on these birds - similar to Seta line pieces. Form looks sort of like a soup bowl, could be used as small serving bowls as well. Uncertain, but have seen it s ...

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A lovely large Bitossi Italian bowl, with the "Vetrata" (glass windows) pattern designed by Aldo Londi, featuring blue and green triangle decor. Exterior of bowl has a satin matte blue-green glaze. Marked on the bottom with 943 Italy. ...

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A rare Bitossi Italian quail bird with the Scavo decor, and an unusual applied forked tail. Light brown/pink clay construction with lacy bubbled matte glaze, hints of white and brown glaze, and incised feather lines on body. We haven't yet seen this ...

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A fantastic whimsical Bitossi Italian turtle shaped covered box in the yellow and brown Carta Florentina pattern. Probably an Aldo Londi design, likely dates to the 60s-70s. Features incised and decorated shell with floral and clover "Florentina pape ...

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A rare fabulous cased glass Videblad bowl designed by Kaj Franck for Nuutajarvi Nottsjo in Finland. Amber-brown cased thick glass with sensual elongated form, top is cut flat. Believe this is known as willow leaf or Videblad line, produced in the 195 ...

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A fabulous studio pottery stoneware vase by noted San Diego potter Wayne Chapman. The thick turquoise blue-green glaze is almost lava-like, and there are dimple impressions all along the sides of the vase - sort of reminds us of a Bitters pot. Rough ...

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Fantastic, hand-made art glass vase or cup with numerous embedded bubbles within the walls, designed by Kaj Franck for iittala Finland. Have seen this line or treatment referred to as "sodium bubbles" but unsure if that's the official designation. Wo ...

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A wonderful small pottery vase attributed to Edith Heath of Heath Ceramics fame. We have always been curious about this line after first seeing them in Jack Chipman's California Pottery Scrapbook. We've now had a few of them and having recently seen ...

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A fabulous modernist design studio pottery elongated footed dish by noted designer Edmund Ronaky. The decor consists of a stylized hunter with spear in black, white and orange glaze on a light blue glaze with black highlights. Have seen this design c ...

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Lovely aquatint etching of two pigeons by Rosa Ballester. Her family was originally from Spain, but moved to Mexico and founded an etching school there. This piece is entitled "Palomas" (pigeons) and features two birds against a garden wall backdrop, ...

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Nice looking, architectural style planter pot likely from US Pottery of Paramount. White matte glaze on a ribbed cylinder form, sort of in the style of Gainey Ceramics or Architectural Pottery but we think this is Paramount because there is a pre-dri ...

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A fabulous monumental metal candelabra designed by Klaus Ullrich for Faber and Schumacher in Germany. Ullrich was a famous jewelry and gold/silversmith designer in Germany in the 1950s. Features five long arms with candleholder platforms and metal sp ...

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An adorable, Italian long cat pottery figurine designed by Aldo Londi, featuring orange glaze and incised decoration on the sides. Rough stoneware clay design with painted eyes and nose features. We usually see this piece in the Rimini Blu pattern, u ...

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A fabulous, hard to find set of three (3) studio pottery modern stoneware vases by renowned potter Victoria Littlejohn. These are brutalist pumpkin shaped forms with 12 deep ridges or fins going around the sides, small opening at top. Heavily mottled ...

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A beautiful and rare incised bulbous glass vase designed by the famed California ceramicist Harrison McIntosh for Mikasa. While McIntosh's pottery pieces are revered as icons of mid century modern design, his glass pieces are less well known and were ...

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A fabulous Greek modernist ceramic tile in wooden frame designed by Panos Valsamakis. Design features stylized mother and child depiction in white, beige and pink smooth glaze colors, surrounded by matte glaze red and black. This small but wonderful ...

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Wonderful 1960s colorful English tin tray, J.R.M design by Ian Logan. This is the desirable "Lollipop" design - pink, orange and brown floral design on purple. Great looking pop-art piece for the table, would look nice displayed in a mid-century sett ...

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Fantastic, elegant Anri Form teak single handle large bowl made in Italy in the 1960s. We aren't certain if this is a rare form, but we don't see the handled bowls frequently, and even more rarely with a single handle. Beautiful reddish-brown teak co ...

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A rare Raymor Capri porcelain after dinner coffee pot with lid, designed by Michael Lax and manufactured by Hyalyn in North Carolina. Introduced in the 1950s, the Capri line featured white porcelain pieces combined with walnut handles and accents - v ...

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