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Eva Zeisel Midcentury Bird Covered Serving Bowl for Schmid, NKT and Raymor


A large and whimsical midcentury covered serving bowl or casserole designed by Eva Zeisel (1906-2011) for Schmid International in the 'Lyric' pattern featuring an abstract black linear pattern against a warm white ground. The bird-shaped duck or goose was manufactured in Matto City, Japan by NKT (Nihon Koshitsu Toki Co., Ltd.) for Schmid and distributed by Raymor (Richard Morgenthau & Co.) in 1964. The line was discontinued in 1965. The bowl is is described as a two quart casserole and one of the larger pieces Zeisel designed for the line, measuring 8 in. H x 9.5 in. L x 8 in. W. The bowl and lid are each in very good, undamaged condition, marked Ironstone design by Eva Zeisel, Schmid NKT, Oven Proof, Japan on base. For additional information on this line, see Eva Zeisel: Life, Design, and Beauty, 2013, pp. 102-109, 196-197.


  • Condition
    Good. Very good, undamaged condition..
  • Dimensions

    H 8 in. x W 9.5 in. x D 8 in.

    H 20.32 cm x W 24.13 cm x D 20.32 cm

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    Los Angeles, CA
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