Tall Polia Pillin Vases

On October 28, 2016, in Pottery, by nancy

Polia Pillin, Los Angeles, CA  1948-1992 Here are some of the larger Pillin vases we are selling for an avid collector.  They are all decorated by Polia in her whimsical fashion.  Beautifully glazed and each outstanding in its own way.  Contact us for more photos and info. 9″ to 13″ tall Excellent condition; signed Qty […]

Polia Pillin Plaques/Paintings

On June 27, 2015, in Special Tiles and Panels, by nancy

Polia Pillin, Los Angeles, CA  1948-1992 Shown here are some of our Polia Pillin framed original paintings and large ceramic plaque.  She perfected the watercolor wash technique in addition to her many talents.    Contact for details or more photos if interested. 24″ – 26″ Excellent condition; signed Qty = 1 each $3500 – $9000 […]

William Pillin Art Pottery

On June 26, 2015, in Pottery, by nancy

William (& Polia) Pillin, Los Angeles, CA   1948-1985 The Pillins moved to Los Angeles in 1948 where they established a pottery studio in their garage.  William shaped, glazed, and fired the clay, and Polia painted the pieces.  William also experimented with glazes and produced some bowls and vases without decorations.   Here is some […]

Bowl with Birds-Polia Pillin

On January 30, 2015, in Pottery, by nancy

Polia Pillin, Los Angeles, CA  1948-1992 Pillin collectors will appreciate this delicate little bowl.  It is decorated with 4 whimsical birds and has about 7 glossy glaze colors.    Lovely! 5  3/4″ wide x 1  1/2″ tall Excellent condition; signed Qty = 1 $400  

Polia Pillin Abstract Tray

On January 30, 2015, in Pottery, by nancy

Polia Pillin Art Pottery, Los Angeles, CA  1948-1992 Rare tray was made during her early years when she used dark colors and did more abstract images.   Three women with bold, colorful dresses are featured on this vintage ceramic tray.   Wonderful imagery – very collectible. 7  1/2″ tall x 5  3/4″ wide x 1 […]

Rare Polia Pillin Miniature Collection

On November 28, 2012, in Pottery, by nancy

Polia Pillin Art Pottery, Los Angeles, CA  1948-1992 Just in!   We are very excited to have acquired this collection of miniature Polia Pillin vases and pendants.   In all the years we’ve been in business, we’ve only had 1 or 2 miniatures.   All the vases have birds; and the yellow/white vase has a […]

Polia & William Pillin History & Photos

On November 21, 2012, in Pottery, by nancy

Pillin Art Pottery, Los Angeles, CA  1948-1992 The ceramics produced by Polia Pillin continue to gain increasing interest from mid century modern art pottery collectors. In the years since Polia’s death in 1992, her art pottery has appreciated significantly in value. Pillin’s work is often decorated with abstract figures of women, birds, trees, fish, horses, […]

Polia Pillin Pendant

On November 21, 2012, in Miscellaneous Items, Pottery, by nancy

Polia Pillin Art Pottery, Los Angeles, CA  1948-1992 This is a very sweet pendant by the very talented artist Polia Pillin.  Four birds are gathered at the base of a tree and there are many soft glaze colors.   This has a smooth surface with a glossy finish. 3  3/4″ tall x 1  3/4″ wide […]

Polia Pillin Tall Vase

On April 12, 2012, in Pottery, by nancy

Polia Pillin Art Pottery, Los Angeles, CA   1948-1992 Collectors of Polia Pillin will appreciate this very large decorated vase with its deep glaze colors and female figures.  Delicate birds in branches complete the scene.  In the years since her death in 1992, her work has become more sought after. 14 1/2″ tall x 5″ […]

Polia Pillin Miniature Cup

On December 30, 2011, in Pottery, by nancy

Polia Pillin Art Pottery, Los Angeles, CA  1948-1992 Before establishing her pottery studio in LA, Polia Pillin took painting and sculpting classes in Chicago.  Aside from a brief pottery class, she is mainly a self-taught ceramist. This miniature cup is very delicate and is decorated with dainty little birds.  Dark glazes blend together nicely, the […]