Inventory : Ceramics

An unusual 9 1/2 inch tall Italian pottery swan bird handled bowl, attributed to Goodfriend Imports for Bitossi. Have not seen another one like this, though the shape with the neck forming the handle is similar to some other Goodfriend pieces we've h ...

$400.00
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A wonderful Gli Etruschi Ivo De Santis Italian pottery owl sculpture figurine. Comical bug eye expression on this owl, these pieces often have a slight brutalist feel to the rough clay. Green glaze with matte dark brown, and yellow on the eyes. Was o ...

$300.00
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Nice looking 3 1/2" tall stoneware studio pottery weed pot bud vase from Otto and Vivika Heino from Ojai, CA. Textured small flattened slab built stoneware vase with single hole, ridges/lines on sides, glazed in spotted ochre brown and beige. Marked ...

$300.00
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Fabulous modernist Iris Barna 11 inch stoneware studio pottery plate. Santa Fe, New Mexico potter (originally from Germany). Wonderful mid century design featuring incised rays emanating from center, with stylized flowers at tops. Reminiscient of som ...

$250.00
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A beautiful and elegant Fulper Pottery two handled arts and crafts deco vase. Believe this is the number 642 shape, and the glaze is a milky blue with occasional crystalline cobalt blue showing through, ochre glaze showing near rim and handles. Accor ...

$300.00
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A wonderful Bitossi Italy Seta (Silk) triangular footed bowl or vase designed by Aldo Londi around 1957-65. Has a multitude of hand carved vertical lines and divots on surface along with gold and white glaze decor, trending toward butterscotch brown ...

$500.00
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Wonderful modernist stoneware 8 1/4" tall vase by well-known Wisconsin pottery Abraham (Abe) Cohn. He produced pottery out of Milwaukee and Fish Creek in Door County, and was influential in the area. Bottle form with gray-white specked glaze near the ...

$450.00
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A stunning Bitossi Italian stoneware round jar or canister with lid. The top of lid has fused crackle glass in a mosaic pattern of triangles in red, orange and yellow colors. Main body of container is a mustard yellow glaze. Unknown line but have see ...

$750.00
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A nice looking Frank Willett studio pottery stoneware shallow bowl or plate. Great abstract design, perhaps of a plant or tree, in blue and brown glaze, on lighter tan brown base. Believe this might've been meant to be displayed on the wall in a plat ...

$250.00
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A fantastic large studio pottery hanging planter from master potters Otto and Vivika Heino from Ojai, CA. Rough unglazed stoneware construction with finger ridges on sides, streaked and dripped with white glaze. Three holes at top for attaching ropes ...

$750.00
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Nice looking Rose Dodds stoneware vase with carved / dimpled thumbnail pattern design. Wonderful blue gray mottled heavy glaze, with cut out modernist pattern on the sides of this piece from the Berkeley CA based potter (1909-2006). Reminds us a litt ...

$300.00
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Wonderful Lisa Larson large Adam 2 figurine designed for Gustavsberg in Sweden. This is from the Adam and Eva series, stoneware with hand painted orange, blue, green, and yellow glaze. Designed circa 1972, this is the larger Adam figurine at 8" tall. ...

$350.00
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A fabulous large brutalist Japanese modern ikebana sculptural vase. Great form on this cross shaped piece which can be displayed upright or on the side (2 different ends are unglazed). Surface is rough glazed stoneware in a mottled turquoise green, w ...

$500.00
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A beautiful Vivika and Otto Heino studio pottery stoneware chawan tea bowl. Classic shape with wonderful abstract design in cobalt blue on light gray background glaze. Uncertain the time frame for this piece, but would fit well in any Heino or mid ce ...

$350.00
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A rare, fabulous covered California pottery pitcher with abstract modern design by Richard and William Saar from the 1950s-60s. The Saar Ceramics pottery was actually run by both Richard and his brother William - there was a recent exhibition on Saar ...

$600.00
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A fantastic oval ceramic rock vase by Tom McMillin. He graduated from USC with an MFA in Ceramics, taught at Cal State Northridge, and has exhibited in many different museums across the country. This delightful pottery form is a hand crafted oval-ish ...

$350.00
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A beautiful large Bitossi Portofino modernist Italian vase designed by Aldo Londi and distributed by Raymor. Blue and green glaze background, with incised plant and leaf decor on the side. We have seen this exact vase in one of the Bitossi catalogs w ...

$700.00
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A beautiful tall modernist cylindrical stoneware vase by Dr. Robert Ward Ramsey. A professor at Cal State Long Beach, he was also featured in the California Design series (7,8 and possibly others). Vase has a cylindrical form with curved ridge top, t ...

$350.00
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An unusual Robert Maxwell Ceramics stoneware charger or serving platter, with mottled heavy blue glaze paired with pink. Features his trademark very rough stoneware clay with an inset rim detail. Dating from 2002, have not seen too many others if any ...

$300.00
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A fabulous small studio pottery stoneware covered vessel made by Tom Coleman. Originally from the Pacific northwest area in the 1970s, he and his wife eventually moved to Nevada where they continue to create wonderful pottery pieces. This is a beauti ...

$200.00
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An amazing studio pottery stoneware vase pot made by Hiroshi Nakayama and Judy Glasser. They have works in museums and galleries around the world. Spectacular ochre yellow drip glaze on a rounded orb form with lip opening, and brown and gray base gla ...

$350.00
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A fabulous rare set of post modernist pop art ceramic candlesticks by Peter Shire in 2003. A founding member of the Memphis Group, these candleholders are from his Echo Park EXP pottery which was begun in 1972. Two different studio pottery architectu ...

$800.00
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A wonderful large low pottery bowl 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 (page 211). We've now had a few of them and having ...

$1000.00
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A wonderful modernist Edmund Ronaky large square studio pottery tray or platter. Striking abstract fish graphics in black and white, and a rectangular blue glaze splash, on speckled dark beige background. Unglazed back. Fine redware clay construction ...

$300.00
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A beautiful studio stoneware bowl by New York potter Rose Wasserstrom (1922-2015). Per Vasefinder, she studied at the University of Michigan and then at Syracuse, working in ceramics while she was at the Rockland Foundation of Nyack, New York. Willia ...

$150.00
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A lovely small stoneware weedpot vase with skinny neck by Warren Hullow. The Pennsylvania potter was known for interesting shapes, often working in conjunction with fellow ceramicist Isabel Parks at Hickory Grove Pottery. This form is a little unusua ...

$150.00
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A rare minimalist white porcelain ceramic wall mount "a" funnel, designed by La Gardo Tackett. This is from a series of kitchen implements made for Freeman Lederman. Funnel has hole near the top for hanging on the kitchen wall. Back flat portion is u ...

$150.00
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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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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 ...

$200.00
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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 ...

$200.00
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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 ...

$80.00
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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 ...

$40.00
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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 ...

$50.00
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