Bauer Vintage Plain Ware

On April 25, 2013, in Pottery, by nancy

Bauer, Los Angeles, CA  1909-1962 Louis Ipsen developed the simple styling offered in the company’s 1930 hit, Plain Ware.  The tableware was designed for casual dining indoors and out and was glazed with bright, opaque colors.  We have a large collection of plain ware items, including 4 place settings.   After Bauer added rings later […]

Rare Bauer Blended Vase

On March 15, 2013, in Pottery, by nancy

Bauer, Los Angeles, CA   1909-1962 This is the first vase with this shape that we’ve had.  It does resemble Pacific, but we were told by a pottery dealer that this is in fact Bauer.  Plus, we found this shape in “The Complete Collectors Guide to Bauer Pottery” by Jack Chipman and Judy Stangler.  The […]

Bauer Matte Green Flower Frog

On January 17, 2013, in Pottery, by nancy

Bauer, Los Angeles, CA  1909-1962 Flower frog collectors will be tempted by this adorable vintage Bauer frog with 7 holes for stems.   Matte green is very sought after for Arts & Crafts and many other environments.  The glaze appears to be thick and curdled in some areas.  There are a couple of spots near […]

Russel Wright Pillow Vase Assortment

On December 22, 2012, in Pottery, by nancy

Bauer, Los Angeles, CA  1909-1962 Russell Wright’s heavy art pottery was made for a brief period approx 1945-1947.   Here are three of his pillow vases, Catalog number 1A in White, Jonquil Yellow and Atlanta Brick glazes.    We love the textured  surface on this beautiful pieces.    Contact us for details. 10″ x 8 […]

Bauer Redware Collection

On November 23, 2012, in Pottery, by nancy

Bauer, Los Angeles, CA   1909-1962 Introduced in the early years of the company, Bauer Redware continues to be popular today as cultivating gardens and potting plants have always been a California pastime.  We have a hugh collection of these pots in a variety of styles, sizes, conditions and patinas.   Cactus and succulents look […]

Bauer Rare Wreath Pot

On November 21, 2012, in Garden Ware, Pottery, by nancy

Bauer, Los Angeles, CA  1909-1962 Here is a rare, matte green laurel wreath pot decorated with a Greek key edge.   The laurel wreath is on two sides, the base is red clay which gives the glazing a deep, rich appearance.  Perfect for Craftsman homes.   Nice and heavy. 11″ wide x 9  1/2″ tall […]

Russel Wright Corsage Vase

On November 6, 2012, in Pottery, by nancy

Bauer, Los Angeles, CA  1909-1962 The short-lived art ware line by designer Russel Wright was introduced in 1945 by Bauer Atlanta.   This heavy little vase was made especially to hold corsages after they were worn.  It has a narrow opening at the top and a wide full base.  It has Jonquil Yellow glazing with […]

Vintage Bauer Lidded Pot

On October 25, 2012, in Pottery, by nancy

Bauer, Los Angeles, CA  1909-1962 Here is a rare Plain Ware pot with lid, similar in size and shape to Bauer’s individual bean pot.   It has their dazzling orange glaze, very sought after.   Plain Ware is getting harder to find, and was introduced in the late 1920’s,  before the Ring Ware line. 3 […]

Bauer Matt Carlton Vase

On September 15, 2012, in Pottery, by nancy

Bauer, Los Angeles, CA  1909-1962 Orange glaze is eye catching on this vintage, hand-thrown vase by Matt Carlton of Bauer.   It has a hand-formed ruffled edge and smooth surface (no rings). 6″ tall x 4″ wide Great condition; very minor edge wear Qty = 1 $350

Bauer Collection

On August 9, 2012, in Pottery, by nancy

Bauer, Los Angeles, CA  1909-1962 We have so many wonderful pieces of vintage Bauer and rather than try to list them individually, here is part of our collection.   Feel free to contact us for photos and information.  We’ll be glad to help.  Photos show mainly Ring Ware; we have a separate listing for Plain […]

Bauer Covered Butter Dishes

On August 9, 2012, in Pottery, by nancy

Bauer, Los Angeles, CA  1909-1962 Here is our collection of vintage Bauer butter dishes.    Each set contains the flat bottom and domed top with rings.    Price depends on color.   Black is rare. 6 3/4″ x 3 1/2″ tall Great condition; signed Qty = 1 Black  $295 rare Qty = 1 each Orange, […]

Bauer Ringware Bowls

On April 30, 2012, in Pottery, by nancy

Bauer, Los Angeles, CA  1909-1962 Bauer Pottery is a towering icon of California pottery’s brilliant history,and the phenomenally popular Ringware line introduced in 1933 came in a prism of vibrant glaze colors.   Here is our collection of Ring Ware mixing bowls in sizes ranging from the smallest No. 36 to the largest No. 9. […]

Bauer Cylinder Vases

On April 28, 2012, in Pottery, by nancy

Bauer, Los Angeles,  CA  1909-1962 We just acquired a collection of Bauer’s hi-fire ringed cylinder vases in three sizes:  6″, 8″ and 10″.    Colors include jade green, turquoise, yellow, white, cobalt, orange, delft blue and burnt orange.   Not all pieces are shown in this photo so if you don’t see what you’re looking […]

Bauer Vintage Seedling Pots

On February 29, 2012, in Pottery, by nancy

Bauer, Los Angeles, CA  1909-1962 We have a small assortment of very sweet and collectible seedling pots from Bauer.  This is the smallest size Bauer made of this early Ring ware pot and we feel fortunate to have this rare collection.  Contact us for more photos of a specific color. 2″ tall x 2  3/4″ […]

Bauer Divided Plates

On November 19, 2011, in Pottery, by nancy

Bauer, Los Angeles, CA  1909-1962 We have a total of seven vintage grill, or divided plates from Bauer’s Plain Ware line, introduced in 1930.    All have bright, glossy glazes, Cobalt blue=2 plates; Chinese yellow=2 plates; brilliant orange=2 plates and jade green=1 plate.   Mix or match for a great looking table setting.  We are […]

Ruffled Bauer Pot

On June 11, 2011, in Pottery, by nancy

Bauer, Los Angeles, CA   1885-1962 This is a vintage hand-thrown flower pot by Matt Carlton, who joined  Bauer in 1915 as a turner/thrower.    It has a beautifully-ruffled rim and the bottom half has horizontal ridges.   The white glaze has a glossy finish. 10″ wide x 8″ tall Excellent condition Qty = 1 […]

Bauer Jardiniere Grouping

On March 24, 2011, in Garden Ware, Pottery, by nancy

Bauer, Los Angeles, CA  1885-1962 We have a limited quantity of this popular flower pot, the jardiniere, by Bauer.   Made with rings all around, they come in several sizes and colors.    Contact us for more details and individual photos.  Our inventory changes all the time, so let us know what you are looking […]

Bauer Matte Green Flower Bowl

On February 27, 2011, in Pottery, by nancy

Bauer, Los Angeles, CA  1885-1962 This deep flower bowl from Bauer has the sought-after matte green glaze that is associated with the Arts & Crafts movement.  The dark green glaze is thick and uneven in some areas, giving it a unique charm.   And a little crazing adds interest to this heavy bowl. 7″ x […]

Russel Wright/Bauer Rare Bulb Bowl

On February 26, 2011, in Pottery, by nancy

Bauer, Los Angeles, CA  1909-1962 Fabulous oval bulb bowl with a complex, mottled, space age/atomic age glazing in rich shades of intense teal, pale mint, and ice green quartz.    The superb iconic shape, “molten” glaze, and thick-walled body combine to produce a classic example of this legendary designer’s work.  This vintage art pottery piece […]

Bauer California Vase/Matt Carlton

On February 26, 2011, in Pottery, by nancy

Bauer, Los Angeles, 1885-1962 Very lovely and classic vintage, hand-thrown vase from Bauer’s Matt Carlton, who joined the company in 1915.  He had briefly worked for Pacific Clay Products and was already an accomplished turner when he started at Bauer.   This high-glazed piece has wonderful jade green glazing on a smooth surface. 6″ x […]