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Bowl by George Ohr

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From George Ohr (1857-1918), arguably the greatest American ceramist of all time. A gorgeous bowl, with Ohr's characteristic manipulated, thin-walled construction. In its asymmetrically, its gestural method and its expressionism, this piece is a breathtakingly prescient clue to the future direction of art and design. I prefer Ohr's pieces to be bisque, as much of his work was actually first glazed in the 1960s, a half-century after his death. Unglazed pieces like this bowl, though, are not tainted by the possibility of being less than original. Incised in script to underside,"G.E. Ohr" Provenance: Collection of Jan Cowles.

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  • Condition
    Excellent.
  • Dimensions

    H 6 in. x W 8 in. x D 4.7 in.

    H 15.24 cm x W 20.32 cm x D 11.94 cm

  • Seller location
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Reference number
    LU80911265806

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