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Laura Andreson Large Signed Glazed Mid-Century Modern Ceramic Pottery Vase, 1940



A fantastic, wonderfully drip glazed large vase by renowned American potter Laura Andreson. Gorgeous in design and color. Signed, dedicated and dated (1940) on the base by Andreson. An almost exact copy of this vase is in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Would be a great addition to any midcentury ceramics collection or a very eye-catching stand alone work. Andreson, who studied under Glen Lukens, founded and headed the ceramics department at UCLA from 1933-1970. Her work can be found in many collections and museums worldwide including: Metropolitan Museum of Art The Museum of Modern Art Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Smithsonian Museum of American Art The Los Angeles County Museum of Art The Walker Art Center The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art. Her exhibitions include: 1937 Rene Rosenthal Gallery, New York City, New York 1938 First California Ceramic Exhibition, San Diego, California 1940 Honolulu Academy of Art 1947 Eleventh National Ceramics Exhibition, Metropolitan Museum of Art 1970 Fredric Art Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, California 1970 Laguna Beach Art Gallery 1971 Mills College Art Gallery, Oakland, California 1971 Hoover Art Gallery, San Francisco, California 1971 San Diego Fine Arts Gallery, San Diego, California 1971 Utah State University, Logan, Utah 1972 Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, California 1972 Ceramics West, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 1972 Ogden Art Center, Ogden, Utah 1972 Bower Museum, Santa Ana, California 1973 Utah Museum of Fine Art, Salt Lake City, Utah 1973 Clay and Fiber Gallery, Taos, New Mexico 1973 California Crafts VIII, Crocker Art Gallery, Sacramento, California 1974 California Ceramics and Glass, The Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, California 1974 Palace of the Legion of Honor Museum, San Francisco, California 1976 California Design, Los Angeles, California 1977 California Women in Crafts, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, California 1979 A Century of Ceramics in the United States, Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C. 1982 Mingei International Museum, La Jolla retrospective[9] 2016 Lighting the Fire: Ceramics Education in the American West, Nora Eccles-Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University, Logan, Utah Vase dimensions: 10" high, 5.75" diameter.


  • Creator
  • Dimensions
    Height: 10 in. (25.4 cm)Diameter: 5.75 in. (14.61 cm)
  • Style
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
  • Condition
    In very good vintage condition with a minuscule, almost imperceptible glaze flake on inside of rim and a few more further down inside vase (The exterior/outside of vase is impeccable. Please see photos). Gorgeous overall.
  • Seller Location
    Studio City, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU2254318633242

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