Pillin Covered Ceramic Box

On April 23, 2020, in Pottery, by nancy

Polia Pillin Art Pottery, Los Angeles, CA 1948-1992 Charming vintage ceramic box has delicate painted birds on the lid. Polia studied art and ceramics and applied her talent to her ceramic works. 5″ long x 4″ wide x 1 3/4″ tall Great condition; signed Qty = 1 $525

Bauer Individual Coffee Pot

On February 28, 2020, in Pottery, by nancy

From the plain ware line comes this individual vintage coffee pot. Glossy jade green glazing and nice features. Lid has opening for steam. We also have one with cobalt glaze-ask for photos if interested. 5 1/2″ tall Great condition Qty = 1 $325

Blended Pacific Pottery

On November 7, 2019, in Pottery, by nancy

Pacific Clay Products, Los Angeles, CA 1881-1940 Very collectible pieces have Pacific’s sought-after blended glazing. Introduced by the company in the mid-1920’s, this unique process was developed by Harold Johnson. Here are tall vase, large mixing bowl, 3 small bowls similar to the bowl and 1 additional small bowl. Contact us for more photos/details. Vase […]

Paul Czirban Ceramics

On June 26, 2019, in Mid-Century/Modern, Pottery, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

Paul Czirban, Los Angeles, CA  1946-present We have acquired several contemporary ceramic pieces made by Paul Czirban.    We shared the building with Paul when our store was in its early years on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles.   Photos were taken from our store display; if interested in any of the pieces, we will […]

Polia Pillin Oblong Tray Abstract

On June 25, 2019, in Pottery, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

Polia Pillin Art Pottery, Los Angeles, CA  1948-1992 Here is an early piece by Polia with dark colors and abstract background.  Two figures are separated by a delicate tree.   Hand painted. 7 1/2″ x 6″ Excellent condition; signed Qty = 1 $625

Bookends Female/Male Gladding McBean

On May 14, 2019, in Miscellaneous Items, Pottery, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

Gladding McBean, Los Angeles, CA  1890-present Vintage bookends combine beauty and artistry that would enhance any setting.    Nude figures, male and female are sitting on and leaning against books.  The glazing is particularly eye catching in mottled shades of turquoise and green with a bit of crystallization.    There is a top corner chip […]

Large Brayton Ruffled Vase

On April 6, 2019, in Pottery, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

Brayton Laguna Pottery, Laguna Beach, CA  1927-1968 Vintage vase from Brayton’s earlier years is hand thrown with a hand-formed ruffle top.   Maroon glazing as a glossy sheen and marks from the potter’s wheel are visible. 7  1/4″ tall x 10″ at its widest Very good condition; tiny chip near bottom; signed Qty = 1 […]

Robertson of Hollywood Crackle Vases

On April 3, 2019, in Pottery, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

Robertson Pottery, No. Hollywood, CA  1934-1950 We have a pair of stunning chartreuse vases from this outstanding pottery.   They are known for their wonderful glazes, such as luster, crystalline and this crackle finish.   The peppering effect on these pieces is hard to achieve and adds interest and character.  Sold separately. 11″ tall Excellent […]

Acorn Jars with Lids California Faience

On March 30, 2019, in Pottery, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

California Faience, Berkeley, CA   1915-1950 Newly acquired pair of vintage jars with acorn shape.  Made in the early years, approximately 1915-1933.  Lovely purple glaze has a glossy finish.   Sold separately. 3 1/2″ tall x 3 1/4″ wide Excellent condition; signed Qty = 2 $500 ea

Squat Melon Bowl by Cal Faience

On March 23, 2019, in Pottery, by rF7gxYP3iMZ2eqT9

California Faience, Berkeley, CA   1920-1950’s Glossy turquoise glaze covers this lovely bowl referred to as lobed or melon shaped.  See photo taken from Kirby Brown’s wonderful book. 3″ tall x 6″ wide Excellent condition; signed Qty = 1 $850