Ginger Jars/Cal Porcelain/Cal Faience

On September 17, 2015, in Pottery, by nancy

California Porcelain/California Faience, Berkeley, CA  1915-1950

Here are 2 examples of lidded ginger jars, the glossy one from California Porcelain and the matte version from California Faience.   Cal Porcelain pieces were made briefly during the 1920’s at a nearby location and are rarer.   Extensive information on both is now available in Kirby Willian Brown’s book:  “California Faience    Ceramics for Cottages and Castles”.

4  1/4″ tall x 3  3/4″ wide

Excellent condition; signed

Qty = 1 glossy $500

Qty = 1 matte SOLD


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