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Kazuko Matthews Signed Flattened Postmodernist Stoneware Teapot Vase Vessel

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A wonderful, whimsical work by Japanese American, California architectural potter or artist Kazuko Matthews. The vase is signed on the base (partly under the museum putty or wax used to hold it in place). Mathews previously studied with famed ceramists couple Otto and Vivia Heino at Chouinard and also with Raku master potter Paul Soldner at Scripps College. Her work can be found in numerous collections and museums including: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA Oakland Museum of California, CA Marer Collection of Contemporary Ceramics, Scripps College, Claremont, CA The Smithsonian American Art Museum The Renwick Gallery, Permanent Collection. Washington, DC Dimensions: 7.5" high, 7.5" wide, 3" deep.


  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 7.5 in. (19.05 cm)Width: 7.5 in. (19.05 cm)Depth: 3 in. (7.62 cm)
  • Style
    Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. In good vintage condition, no cracks or chips. There is a small, tiny external substance stuck to the front (perhaps in the making. Likely removable but we have left as is) and a small amount of wear to the lower backside (please see photos).
  • Seller Location
    Studio City, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU2254318379492

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    $110 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 3-5 weeks.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Studio City, CA
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 7 days of delivery.

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