Inventory : Ceramics

A fabulous and likely unique abstract modernist stoneware sculpture by Bertil Vallien. This is a very unusual, handbuilt solid piece that appears to be some sort of mythical horse creature that is portrayed flying through the air with feet outstretch ...

$500.00
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A beautiful, moon form weedpot vase with skinny neck by Warren Hullow. The Pennsylvania potter was known for these interesting shapes, often working in conjunction with fellow ceramicist Isabel Parks at Hickory Grove Pottery. This form is a sensual w ...

$250.00
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A fantastic Bjorn Wiinblad sculptural figurine in his "Aunt Ella" theme. This particular one has a large hat and is holding a book and features highly detailed ceramic construction with ruffled dress details. Intricate hand painted blue glaze on off- ...

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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 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 ...

$180.00
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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 ...

$500.00
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A fantastic slab-built square studio pottery plate by Santa Fe potter Luisa Baldinger. Along with her husband Frank Willett, she has produced pottery for many years. Great abstract incised design in dark blue and brown in the center of the piece, on ...

$150.00
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A fantastic, large deep studio bowl and set of 4 small cups from master potters Otto and Vivika Heino from Ojai, CA. They were extremely well-respected and influential potters, known throughout the world for their ceramic glazes and utilitarian but e ...

$550.00
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An unusual Bitossi Italian modern vase with abstract purple, orange and red "squiggle" leaf designs on rough brown glazed stoneware. Believe that this is an unknown name decor, would be interested if anyone knows more about it. Interior is glazed shi ...

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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 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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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 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. ...

$120.00
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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 rare, majestic ceramic moose sculptural candleholder from Bennington Potters. This fantastic beast is posed with its head down on the ground as if grazing, and is constructed of one large piece of pottery as the body and an attached rack of antlers ...

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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 beautiful, small moon form weedpot vase by Isabel Parks. The Pennsylvania potter was known for these interesting shapes, often working in conjunction with the well-known potter Warren Hullow. Our weedpot has white and brown glaze decor with an ungl ...

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Adorable Rorstrand Sweden small angel candleholder designed by Lisa Larson. Heavy white glaze on brown bisque clay with brown accents in hair and wings. Stamped into clay on bottom with "Lisa L" and the Rorstrand mark. ...

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A hard-to-find, adorable large Bitossi Italian cat sculpture designed by Aldo Londi. Great looking orange glaze with tan brown decoration on the side and around neck - believe the pattern is called "Siliglia Colorate". Construction is heavy rough bro ...

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Wonderful small studio stoneware coin bank art object, produced at the Chouinard Art Institute in the 1950s-60s. Some have said the "c" mark on bottom denotes pieces that were made by Otto and Vivika Heino, but we can't say that for sure. Flattened s ...

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A stunning, large studio pottery stoneware bowl made by master potter Hiroshi Nakayama. His works are in museums and galleries around the world. Spectacular brown, gray and black heavily mottled glaze that looks almost like marble. Form is an enormou ...

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A very nice stoneware studio pottery vase by the well-known Kansas potter and instructor John Kudlacek. Simple form with different brown glaze colors, including several points where the vase was dipped. Signed on the bottom of vase with Kudlacek in s ...

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Great looking Gustavsberg figural bank depicting Gunnar Strang, who was Sweden's Minister of Finance from 1955-76. Designed by Lisa Larson in the early 1970s, rough matte unglazed clay with black and white details for glasses, shirt and tie. No marks ...

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A fantastic, triangular stoneware dish or bowl by acclaimed California potter Niels Frederiksen. Frederiksen studied with both Edith Heath and Marguerite Wildenhain. A wonderful glaze pattern of thick wavy black lines and thinner beige-gray lines, on ...

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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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Fantastic, monumental orange and gold covered jar or canister made in Italy and distributed by Rosenthal Netter. Have seen this design attributed to Aldo Londi. Came in both blue/gold and orange/gold, but haven't really seen one of this size. Great l ...

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Fantastic set of two Italian modern cylindrical vases with design by Alvino Bagni for Raymor. Primitive brown line designs on an olive brown mottled glaze background. Wonderful midcentury modern objects that would fit great with any type of decor. Be ...

$350.00
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Fantastic and unusual vintage yellow planter or mixing bowl from Gainey Ceramics. This is an unusual item from Gainey, I haven't really seen others (if you look online, the one you'll see is this same one.. we run the ...

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Great looking stoneware studio pottery ashtray by Hal Fromhold, possibly by Bertil Vallien. Hand thrown, six notch light orange/brown and beige stoneware piece, with a very interesting dark brown inset design in center that almost looks like a roman ...

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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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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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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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Fantastic, large West German decorative hanging plate made by Ceramano. This line was known as Altamira and features ethnic modern prehistoric cave style decoration with animals and geometric lines. Hand made and hand decorated - glaze is a rough, sl ...

$180.00
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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 brown West German vase designed by Hanns Welling for Ceramano. This line was called Agina, and features very roughly carved out decor featuring stylized birds, triangles and squares. Probably dates to the 1960s - this decor seems like somet ...

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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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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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Great looking, hand-thrown yellow vase, attributed to Bauer Pottery and possibly a carnation jar vase by Matt Carlton. Am describing it like this, because am not an expert in these pieces and not handled enough of them - but this was the first thing ...

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Fantastic studio pottery covered vegetable steaming pot, by Tennessee potter Paul Menchhofer. Menchhofer studied under Charles Counts and worked with Michael Cardew - please see his website for more ...

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Fantastic, monumental "bone-shaped" Jaru Art Products "Starburst" ashtray. Red, yellow and blue atomic dots with starbursts on a modern elongated form. We've had quite a few pieces with this Jaru pattern before (usually vases and small ashtrays), but ...

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Great looking pair of fish and leaf decorated shallow freeform bowls, made in the style of La Gardo Tackett pieces and dated 1954. I don't think these are Tackett pieces, but the style is reminiscient. Would definitely fit right in displayed with lik ...

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Fantastic set of 2 Cleminsons California boomerang ashtrays, designed in conjunction with both Hedi Schoop and Barbara Willis. This line, with it's signature splatter Jackson Pollack style design, was known as "Happy Talk" and is fairly hard to come ...

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A lovely pale-green water bottle or vessel, attributed to Bybee Pottery. Heavy yellow clay construction on this very nice form. Originally, I'd thought this was some sort of Bauer piece, because that is what I've seen most often here ...

$70.00
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A lovely small ceramic studio vase with black and white design attributed to Santa Barbara City College ceramics instructor Barbara Loebman. Marked on bottom with Loebman stamp and 2 stickers. ...

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Great looking, unusual footed bowl by M&L Manufacturing in Azusa, CA - De Maray is the line name. Pinkish glaze with white stars, interior is off-white. To our knowledge, this piece is not one of the ones associated with Ben Seibel, but we've been cu ...

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A fantastic, difficult to find example of Jade Snow Wong's ceramic work. This amazing low bowl is signed on bottom by the artist. She was an influential enamelist, potter and author who worked in San Francisco. Her book, Fifth Chinese Daughter ...

$90.00
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Wonderful Swedish lady candleholder attributed to Urusla Printz for Gustavsberg. We'd originally thought this was by Stig Lindberg, but now believe it to be by Printz. It was sold together with a "man" candleholder as well which had ...

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An amazing handthrown vase by the well-known sculptor, potter and painter Allan Ebeling. We believe this piece was created in the 40s or 50s. It certainly dates to after he moved to Torshalla, Sweden to start his own workshop in 1936 ...

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