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Maija Grotell

Maija Grotell attributed Cranbrook Academy of Art
Located in Sharon, CT
glazed decoration, typical of Grotell's Cranbrook Academy of Art style, where she worked and headed the
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Vintage 1940s American Mid-Century Modern Vases

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Ceramic

Stephen Polchert Porcelain Vessel
By Stephen Polchert
Located in Chalk Hill, PA
). Polchert attended Cranbrook Academy in the 1950s and was an assistant and friend of Maija Grotell.
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21st Century and Contemporary American Modern Vases

Materials

Porcelain

Ceramic Wall Relief by Clyde Burt
By Clyde Burt
Located in Highland, IN
Art, and under Maija Grotell at Cranbrook. His work is in the permanent collection of the Smithsonian
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Decorative Art

Materials

Ceramic, Wood

Ceramic Wall Relief by Clyde Burt
Ceramic Wall Relief by Clyde Burt
H 37 in W 26.5 in D 1.75 in
Clyde Burt Signed Large Mid-Century Modern Studio Pottery Ceramic Art Bowl
By Clyde Burt
Located in Studio City, CA
master potter/ artist Cyde Burt who early in his career studied under Maija Grotell at Cranbrook Academy
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Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Ceramics

Materials

Pottery, Stoneware

Rare 1955 Cranbrook School Aim High Logo Design by Eero Saarinen Oak Bookends
By Eero Saarinen
Located in St. Louis, MO
Fredericks, Maija Grotell and Eliel Saarinen among others.
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Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Bookends

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Aluminum

John Glick Pottery Pitcher
By John Glick
Located in Ferndale, MI
study with renowned ceramist Maija Grotell at Cranbrook Academy of Art, where he received his MFA in
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Vintage 1970s American Pottery

Materials

Pottery, Stoneware

John Glick Pottery Pitcher
John Glick Pottery Pitcher
H 11 in Dm 7.13 in
Clyde Burt Ceramic Vase
By Clyde Burt
Located in Dallas, TX
Cranbrook Academy of Art to study under Maija Grotell. While Grotell is responsible for bringing the wheel
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Mid-20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Clyde Burt Ceramic Vessel or Vase
By Clyde Burt
Located in Dallas, TX
Cranbrook Academy of Art to study under Maija Grotell. While Grotell is responsible for bringing the wheel
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Mid-20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Clyde Burt Footed Tray Plate in Glazed Multicolored Stonewear
By Clyde Burt
Located in Dallas, TX
Cranbrook Academy of Art to study under Maija Grotell. While Grotell is responsible for bringing the wheel
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Mid-20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Clyde Burt Tall Ceramic Vase with Abstract Design
By Clyde Burt
Located in Dallas, TX
Cranbrook Academy of Art to study under Maija Grotell. While Grotell is responsible for bringing the wheel
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Mid-20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Clyde Burt Ceramic Vase with Lid
By Clyde Burt
Located in Dallas, TX
Cranbrook Academy of Art to study under Maija Grotell. While Grotell is responsible for bringing the wheel
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Mid-20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Vases

Materials

Ceramic

Clyde Burt Large Ceramic Charger / Plate
By Clyde Burt
Located in Chicago, IL
School of Art before landing at the Cranbrook Academy of Art to study under Maija Grotell. While Grotell
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Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Decorative Dishes and Vide-Poche

Materials

Stoneware, Pottery

John Glick Plum Street Pottery Ceramic Charger Monumental
By John Glick
Located in Bloomfield Hills, MI
Masters from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, working with Maija Grotell, a
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1990s American Expressionist Decorative Dishes and Vide-Poche

Materials

Ceramic

John Glick Plum Street Pottery Signed Monumental Ceramic Charger
By John Glick
Located in Bloomfield Hills, MI
Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, working with Maija Grotell, a legendary and influential teacher
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1990s American Expressionist Decorative Dishes and Vide-Poche

Materials

Ceramic

John Glick Plum Street Pottery Ceramic Glazed Bowl/Charger Extra-large
By John Glick
Located in Bloomfield Hills, MI
Masters from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, working with Maija Grotell, a
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Late 20th Century American Decorative Dishes and Vide-Poche

Materials

Ceramic

John Glick Plum Street Pottery Ceramic Charger Monumental
By John Glick
Located in Bloomfield Hills, MI
Masters from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, working with Maija Grotell, a
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1990s American Expressionist Decorative Dishes and Vide-Poche

Materials

Ceramic

John Glick Ceramic Garden Planterette Signed
By John Glick
Located in Bloomfield Hills, MI
received his Masters from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, working with Maija
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1990s American American Classical Planters, Cachepots and Jardinières

Materials

Ceramic

John Glick Plum Tree Pottery "Wall Mantel Series"
By John Glick
Located in Bloomfield Hills, MI
received his Masters from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, working with Maija
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Late 20th Century American American Craftsman Mounted Objects

Materials

Ceramic

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Stephen Polchert Ceramic Vase, 1950
By Stephen Polchert
Located in Pittsburgh, PA
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By Stephen Polchert
Located in Pittsburgh, PA
Cranbrook Academy in the 1950s and was an assistant and friend of Maija Grotell.
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By Stephen Polchert
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By Toshiko Takaezu
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By Stephen Polchert
Located in Pittsburgh, PA
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By Clyde Burt
Located in Chicago, IL
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By Clyde Burt
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Toshiko Takaezu stoneware bowl
Toshiko Takaezu stoneware bowl
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Located in Keego Harbor, MI
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the Finnish artist Maija Grotell and became friends with the Japanese-American artist Toshiko Takaezu
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Clyde Burt Large Ceramic Bowl
By Clyde Burt
Located in Dallas, TX
Cranbrook Academy of Art to study under Maija Grotell. While Grotell is responsible for bringing the wheel
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Clyde Burt Ceramic Vase or Vessel with Sgraffito
By Clyde Burt
Located in Dallas, TX
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By Toshiko Takaezu
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Frances Senska Signed Mid-Century Modern Montana Studio Pottery 3 Sided Art Vase
Located in Studio City, CA
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Toshiko Takaezu Charger
By Toshiko Takaezu
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Located in New York, NY
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Located in Portland, OR
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Located in Chicago, IL
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By Clyde Burt
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Maija Grotell For Sale on 1stDibs

With a vast inventory of beautiful furniture at 1stDibs, we’ve got just the maija grotell you’re looking for. A maija grotell — often made from ceramic, pottery and stoneware — can elevate any home. You’ve searched high and low for the perfect maija grotell — we have versions that date back to the 20th Century alongside those produced as recently as the 21st Century are available. A maija grotell, designed in the mid-century modern or modern style, is generally a popular piece of furniture. You’ll likely find more than one maija grotell that is appealing in its simplicity, but Clyde Burt, Eero Saarinen and Stephen Polchert produced versions that are worth a look.

How Much is a Maija Grotell?

Prices for a maija grotell start at $900 and top out at $4,800 with the average selling for $3,350.