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Grouping of Vintage Juanita May Orchid Pottery


This fantastic collection of original handmade orchid pots in beautiful rough textured ceramic by noted Miami artist, Juanita May (1920-2013), circa 1960's. A self-taught artist, May was a member and teacher at the Ceramic League of Miami. A 1963 appointment as visiting artist and subsequent 1964 cataloged exhibit - at the Art Institute of Chicago, led to her profile in Ceramics Monthly. Her work has been shown in many museums and has garnered over 20 major awards. Noted for her large ceramic murals, she covered entire walls in a number of South Florida commercial and civic buildings. Dimensions: Tallest - 10 inches high and 6.25 inch diameter, Medium Round - 5 inches high and 6.25 inch diameter, Small Round - 4 inches high and 5.25 inch diameter, Small Square - 4.5 inches high by 5 inch deep x 5.25 inch wide.  


  • Dimensions

    H 10 in. x Dm 6.25 in.

    H 25.4 cm x Dm 15.88 cm

  • Diameter
    6.25 in. (15.88 cm)
  • Seller location
    East Hampton, NY
  • Sold As
    Set of 9
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