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The late 19th and early 20th centuries saw sweeping social change and major scientific advances—both of which contributed to a new aesthetic: Modernism. Rejecting the rigidity of Victorian artistic conventions, Modernists sought a new means of expression. References to the natural world and ornate classical embellishments gave way to the sleek simplicity of the Machine Age. Architect Philip Johnson characterized the hallmarks of modernism as “machine-like simplicity, smoothness or surface [and] avoidance of ornament.”

     Early practitioners of modernist design include the De Stijl (“The Style”) group, founded in the Netherlands in 1917, and the Bauhaus School, founded two years later in Germany. Followers of both groups produced sleek, spare designs—many of which became icons of daily life in the 20th century. The Modernists rejected both natural and historical references and relied primarily on industrial materials such as metal, glass, plywood, and, later, plastics. While Bauhaus principles Marcel Breuer and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe created furniture from mass-produced, chrome-plated steel, American visionaries like Charles and Ray Eames worked in materials as novel as molded plywood and fiberglass. Today, Breuer’s Wassily chair, Mies van der Rohe’s Barcelona chair, and the Eames’s Lounge chair are emblems of progressive design and vintage originals are prized cornerstones of collections.

     It’s difficult to overstate the influence that Modernism continues to wield over designers and architects—and equally difficult to overstate how revolutionary it was when it first appeared a century ago. But because modernist designs are so simple, they can blend in seamlessly with just about any type of décor. Don’t overlook them.

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In Stock in Los Angeles, Black & Gold Pirate Terracotta Vase
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 500 other unique products. (2) In Stock in Los Angeles The bold Don Filippo vase is part of a remarkable range of mytho...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Pottery

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Gold Leaf

"Granulo" Handmade Vessel in Fireclay and Enamels Contemporary Art by Jufà
Located in Trivolzio, IT
"Granulo" is an handmade vessel in fireclay made from our artist Jufà, it's from our third serie called "Conserve" which the focus is about the return to the methods and traditions o...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Pottery

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Enamel

"Lume" Handmade Clay Candelabra Natural Color Contemporary Art
Located in Trivolzio, IT
Reminiscent of the old candlesticks used in traditional farmers' households, the Lume is crafted by hand using a mix of light clay from Lombardy, brown clay plaster, and enamel. The ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Pottery

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Clay, Stucco

"conserva n.01" Medium Natural Clay Vessel Handmade Contemporary Art by Nino
Located in Trivolzio, IT
"Conserva n.01" It is part of the third series of Studio Terre, as the name suggests, this exquisite vase is inspired by the jar used for preserves ("conserva" in Italian) by far...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Pottery

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Enamel

"Conserva n.03" Handmade Vessel in Red Lombard Clay Contemporary Art by Nino
Located in Trivolzio, IT
As the name suggests, this exquisite vase is inspired by the jar used for preserves ("conserva" in Italian) by farmers from Apulia, Lucania, and Sardinia. Strongly defined by memorie...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Pottery

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Enamel

Jaime Hayon Contemporary Glazed Stoneware 'Showtime 10' Vase Number 3
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Contemporary showtime 10 vase number 3 by Jaime Hayon. Manufactured by BD Barcelona (Spain). Made up of two pieces in glazed stoneware, with a white finish and 24-carat gold-plat...
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2010s Spanish Modern Pottery

Materials

Stoneware

Delft "Rotterdam" Holland Ceramic Pottery Tile
Located in Studio City, CA
A colorful tile made by delft in the Netherlands. Stamped "delft” on the verso. Dimensions: 4.25" high, 4.25" wide, .5" deep.
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20th Century Dutch Modern Pottery

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Ceramic

Glaze "Lekytho" Stoneware Vase, Raquel Vidal and Pedro Paz
Located in Geneve, CH
Glaze "Lekytho" stoneware vase - Raquel Vidal and Pedro Paz Dimensions: 22.5 x 14cm Materials: Hand sculpted and glazed pottery Raquel Vidal and Pedro Paz craft pottery and j...
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2010s Italian Modern Pottery

Materials

Pottery, Pottery

Delft Westraven Rotterdam Holland Ceramic Pottery Tile
Located in Studio City, CA
A colorful tile made by delft in the Netherlands. Stamped "Westraven, Holland" on the verso. Dimensions: 6.1" high, 6.1" wide, .5" deep.
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20th Century Dutch Modern Pottery

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Ceramic

"Soleil" Vide-Poche by Georges Jouve
Located in Los Angeles, CA
A handsome Georges Jouve tray, glazed in the great ceramist's beloved gunmetal black, with a typically Jouvian representation of a radiant, pouty-faced sun. Made in the early 1950s. ...
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1950s French Vintage Modern Pottery

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Earthenware

In Stock in Los Angeles, Yves Klein Blue & Gold Pirate Terracotta Vase
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 500 other unique products. (2) In stock in Los Angeles The bold Don Filippo Vase is part of a remarkable range of mytho...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Pottery

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Gold Leaf

In Stock in Los Angeles, Pink & Gold Terracotta Vase, Stefania Boemi
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 500 other unique products. (2) In Stock in Los Angeles This unique work of art is sure to make a statement in an eclect...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Pottery

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Gold Leaf

In Stock in Los Angeles, Yves Klein Blue & Gold Terracotta Vase, Stefania Boemi
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (2) In Stock in Los Angeles This unique work of art is sure to make a statement in an eclect...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Pottery

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Gold Leaf

1985 Large Colorful Tropical Modern Pottery Decorative Bowl with Fish
Located in Miami, FL
Beautiful modern large pottery bowl from 1980s hand painted underglaze with 3 colorful Angel (?) fish. Signed, perhaps reading Linda Carlson, on bottom and dated 1985. Tropical and M...
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1980s American Vintage Modern Pottery

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Ceramic, Pottery

Ian & Maggie Kinnear Oathlaw Pottery Scottish Studio Pottery Glazed Raku Bowl
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A striking Scottish studio pottery raku glazed bowl with turquoise and blue glazes by Ian & Maggie Kinnear. This bowl originates from the Oathlaw Pottery which started in 1988 and we...
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Late 20th Century Scottish Modern Pottery

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Pottery

Susan Bennett English Glazed Thrown Studio Pottery Vase
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A stylish thrown and glazed stoneware studio pottery vase with a ribbed body attributed to Susan Bennett (b.1954) and dated 1977. The vase has a bell shaped body with a wide flat rou...
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1970s English Vintage Modern Pottery

Materials

Stoneware

Modern Black and White Vases by Suzy Goodelman for Craft Associates Furniture
Located in Oak Harbor, OH
Designer: Suzy Goodelman Distributor: Craft Associates Furniture Period/model: New Specs: Clay Dimensions: White vase H 17" (43.18 cm) W 6.5" (16.51 cm) D 6.5" (16.51...
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2010s American Modern Pottery

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Clay

Marble Tray Reddish Color with Leather Straps, Medium
Located in Alcoy, Alicante
Marble trays with leather straps and brass bottom reinforcement. Leather tips on the legs to avoid scratching surfaces. Marble is a non-foliated metamorphic rock composed of recryst...
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21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Modern Pottery

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Marble

Otto Natzler Ceramic/Pottery Bowl Signed/ Paper Date Inventory
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Great ceramic bowl by the well known artis Otto Natzler. This bowl is signed.
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1960s American Vintage Modern Pottery

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Ceramic, Pottery

Swedish Ceramic Vase by Isak Isaksson, Narrow Necked and Unique Stoneware
Located in Stockholm, SE
Swedish ceramic vase by Isak Isaksson, narrow necked and unique stoneware, from his own workshop. Fantastic crystal glaze in green and grey shades, signed Isak Unik. In very good con...
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Late 19th Century Swedish Antique Modern Pottery

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Stoneware

Christopher Carter Oxidised Textured Studio Pottery Vase
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
An absolutely stunning one-off studio pottery stoneware vase decorated in textured oxidised glazes by Chris Carter (b.1945). The vase has flat cut bands in a wrythen twist design aro...
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1990s British Modern Pottery

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Pottery, Stoneware

Louis Mulcahy Irish Studio Pottery Brushed Oxide Vase
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
From an extensive collection of studio pottery we offer this stunning and finely made studio pottery vase decorated in blue and brushed oxide glazes by renowned Irish potter Louis Mu...
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1980s Irish Vintage Modern Pottery

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Stoneware

Janice Tchalenko Abstract Color Design Studio Pottery Vase
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
From an extensive Studio Pottery collection we offer this stylish hand painted Studio Pottery vase by Janice Tchalenko and believed to date from the late 1970's. The vase is of conic...
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1970s English Vintage Modern Pottery

Materials

Stoneware

Pair of Vases Vallauris France Color Turquoise
Located in Hamburg, DE
1 pair of vases from Vallauris France, color turquoise, VF is on the bottom and a stamp FRANCE in the bottom, size: 30cm height x 20cm diameter, The glaze is uneven at the bottom - ...
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1960s French Vintage Modern Pottery

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Ceramic

Brass "Lígula, Cochler & Trulla" Spoon Set, Raquel Vidal and Pedro Paz
Located in Geneve, CH
Brass "Lígula, Cochler & Trulla" spoon set, Raquel Vidal and Pedro Paz Dimensions: 14 x 8cm, 11 x 3cm, 25 x 3cm Materials: hand-sculpted brass spoon Raquel Vidal and Pedro Paz...
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2010s Spanish Modern Pottery

Materials

Brass

Terrazzo Decor, Terrazzo Pot by Bend Goods
Located in Los Angeles, CA
With a terrazzo design reminiscent of the 1920s, this timeless Terrazzo Pot is a modern twist on a classic style. This timeless pot is perfect to accent an outdoor garden or indoor s...
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2010s Unknown Modern Pottery

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Terrazzo

Mary Rich Studio Pottery Miniature Teapot, 20th Century
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A very fine and stylish Studio Pottery miniature teapot of squat rounded form with a woven cane handle and finely decorated in metallic brown glazes over decorated with gilded patter...
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20th Century British Modern Pottery

Materials

Pottery

Peter Voulkos American Studio Pottery Faces Tea Bowl
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A stunning vintage American Studio Pottery tea bowl decorated with Expressionist faces by Peter Voulkos. The stoneware tea bowl stands on a narrow rounded unglazed foot with a rounde...
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20th Century Modern Pottery

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Pottery, Stoneware

Large Glazed Decorative Bowl by Albert Thiry, Vallauris
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Large glazed decorative bowl by Albert Thiry, Vallauris. Signed. Albert Thiry (1932-2009) was born in Nice, France. His family moved to Vallauris where he spent most of the school...
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1960s French Vintage Modern Pottery

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Pottery

John Leach Muchelney Pottery Wax Resist Studio Pottery Jug
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
From a large collection of studio pottery we offer this very fine quality John Leach studio pottery jug dated 2009. John is a member of the renowned Leach family and is the son of Da...
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21st Century and Contemporary English Modern Pottery

Materials

Pottery

Elsa Benattar Large Glazed Lidded Studio Pottery Bottle Shaped Ewer
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
From a very large collection of 20th and 21st century Studio Pottery we offer this large and stylish Studio Pottery streak tenmoku colored glaze lidded ewer by Elsa Benattar and beli...
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Late 20th Century English Modern Pottery

Materials

Stoneware

Stylish Contemporary Orange Glazed Globular Vase Signed Morgan Dated 2004
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
An unusual and very stylish contemporary art pottery vase of globular shaped signed Morgan and dated 2004. The rounded pottery vase stands on a flat unglazed base and is decorated wi...
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Early 2000s British Modern Pottery

Materials

Pottery

Limited Edition Jaime Hayon Contemporary Glazed Stoneware Showtime Vase 40
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Contemporary showtime Limited Edition vase number 40 by Jaime Hayon. Manufactured by BD Barcelona (Spain). Made up of two pieces in glazed stoneware, with a white finish. Hand Pa...
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2010s Spanish Modern Pottery

Materials

Stoneware

Paul Jackson Brightly Floral Hand Painted Studio Pottery Jug
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A stylish studio pottery jug hand painted in bright floral designs by Paul Jackson and dated 1993. The jug is handmade standing on a rounded base with a tall shaped rounded body and ...
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1990s English Modern Pottery

Materials

Pottery

Sheila Casson Chestnut Salt Glazed Studio Pottery Jug
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
From a very large Studio Pottery collection we offer this stunning vintage British Studio Pottery jug by renowned potter Sheila Casson and made in Ross-On-Wye and dating from the sec...
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20th Century English Modern Pottery

Materials

Pottery

Paul Northmore Jackson Abstract Colorful Hand Painted Studio Pottery Mug, 1993
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
From an extensive collection of studio pottery we are pleased to offer this fine abstract form studio pottery mug by Cornish based potter Paul Northmore Jackson dated 1993. The mug o...
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1990s English Modern Pottery

Materials

Pottery

Glaze "Isolated n.13" Stoneware Vase, Raquel Vidal and Pedro Paz
Located in Geneve, CH
Glaze "Isolated n.13" stoneware vase - Raquel Vidal and Pedro Paz Dimensions: 38.5 x 32 x 20cm Materials: Hand sculpted, glazed pottery, brass Raquel Vidal and Pedro Paz craft...
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2010s Italian Modern Pottery

Materials

Brass

20th Century Wedgwood Creamware Fox Hunting Jug, England, circa 1970
Located in Cagliari, IT
This ovoid jug has a cylindrical neck, a projecting lip, and an hunting dog shaped loop handle. A fox hunting scene is embossed on each side. Made in England by Wedgwood in the 19...
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1970s English Vintage Modern Pottery

Materials

Creamware

Carltonware Novelty Pottery Owl Cruet Set
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A delightful novelty Carltonware pottery cruet set comprising of a salt and pepper pot modeled as owls and dating from circa 1970. The cruets are modeled as young standing owls with ...
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1970s English Vintage Modern Pottery

Materials

Pottery

Jaime Hayon Contemporary Big White Glazed Happy Susto Vase
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Contemporary happy Susto Vase by Jaime Hayon. Manufactured by BD Barcelona, (Spain). White glazed ceramic vase. Measures: 14 D x 33 W x 47 H cm.    
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21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Modern Pottery

Materials

Ceramic

Splatter Porcelain Bowl by Lawrence Spitz
Located in Brooklyn, NY
Porcelain bowl by ceramicist Lawrence Spitz in matte gray, blue, and red pigments. Lawrence Spitz has shown work at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and is known for his technique of c...
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Early 2000s Modern Pottery

Materials

Porcelain, Paint

Jaime Hayon Contemporary Glazed Stoneware 'Showtime 10' Vase Number 2
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Contemporary Showtime 10 vase number 2 by Jaime Hayon. Manufactured by BD Barcelona (Spain). Made up of two pieces in glazed stoneware, with a white finish and 24-carat gold-plat...
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2010s Spanish Modern Pottery

Materials

Stoneware

Jaime Hayon Contemporary Glazed Stoneware 'Showtime 10' White Gold Vase Number 1
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Contemporary Showtime 10 vase number 1 by Jaime Hayon. Manufactured by BD Barcelona, (Spain). Made up of two pieces in glazed stoneware, with a white finish and 24-carat gold-pla...
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2010s Spanish Modern Pottery

Materials

Stoneware

Set of Jaime Hayon Contemporary Glazed Happy Susto Vases
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Contemporary happy yeti by Jaime Hayon. Manufactured by BD Barcelona (Spain). Glazed ceramic vase in white with decorations in black. Measures: 14 D x 33 W x 47 H cm 10 D x...
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21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Modern Pottery

Materials

Ceramic

Jaime Hayon Contemporary White Small Glazed Happy Susto Vase
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Contemporary Happy Susto vase by Jaime Hayon. Manufactured by BD Barcelona (Spain). Glazed ceramic vase in white with decorations in blue. Measures: 10 D x 24 W x 34 H cm.  
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21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Modern Pottery

Materials

Ceramic

Jaime Hayon Contemporary Glazed Stoneware Showtime Vase Number 4
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Contemporary Showtime vase number 4 by Jaime Hayon. Manufactured by BD Barcelona (Spain). Made up of two pieces in glazed stoneware, with a white finish Measures: Height 48 cm...
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2010s Spanish Modern Pottery

Materials

Stoneware

Glaze "Alabastrón" Stoneware Vase, Raquel Vidal and Pedro Paz
Located in Geneve, CH
Glaze "Alabastrón" stoneware vase - Raquel Vidal and Pedro Paz Dimensions: 12.5 x 8.5cm Materials: Hand-sculpted and glazed pottery Raquel Vidal and Pedro Paz craft pottery a...
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2010s Italian Modern Pottery

Materials

Pottery, Pottery

Elsa Benattar Studio Pottery Handled Vase 20th Century
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
A very stylish studio pottery splash glazed handled vase by Elsa Benattar and dating from the late 20th century. The stoneware vase is of bottle shape with a wide cylindrical shaped ...
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1980s English Vintage Modern Pottery

Materials

Pottery

Vintage Gainey Pottery USA Planter
Located in Toledo, OH
Vintage Gainey Pottery USA planter. Interior hairline and small chip at base.
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Mid-20th Century North American Modern Pottery

Materials

Pottery

Jaime Hayon Contemporary Glazed Stoneware 'Showtime 10' White Gold Vase Number 5
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Contemporary showtime 10 vase number 5 by Jaime Hayon. Manufactured by BD Barcelona (Spain). Made up of two pieces in glazed stoneware, with a white finish and 24-carat gold-plat...
Category

2010s Spanish Modern Pottery

Materials

Stoneware

Jaime Hayon Contemporary Glazed Stoneware 'Showtime 10' Vase Number 4
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Contemporary Showtime 10 vase number 4 by Jaime Hayon. Manufactured by BD Barcelona (Spain). Made up of two pieces in glazed stoneware, with a white finish and 24-carat gold-plat...
Category

2010s Spanish Modern Pottery

Materials

Stoneware

Jaime Hayon Contemporary Glazed Stoneware Showtime White Gold Vase Number 1
Located in Barcelona, Barcelona
Contemporary Showtime vase number 1 by Jaime Hayon. Manufactured by BD Barcelona (Spain). Made up of two pieces in glazed stoneware, with a white finish Measures: Height 33 cm...
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21st Century and Contemporary Spanish Modern Pottery

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Stoneware

Asymmetrical Bowl by Ewen Henderson
Located in New York, NY
An asymmetrical bowl handcrafted by Ewen Henderson, (1934-2000) Mixed clay layered with pink, olive green, and grey glazes.    
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1980s English Vintage Modern Pottery

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Ceramic

Modern Pottery by Suzy Goodelman for Craft Associates Furniture, 1912-SG
Located in Oak Harbor, OH
Designer: Suzy Goodelman Distributor: Craft Associates Furniture Period/Model: New Specs: Clay Dimensions: H 8.5" (43.18cm) W 6.5" (16.51cm) D 6.5" (16.51cm) Thi...
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2010s American Modern Pottery

Materials

Clay

Ceramic Vase by Suzy Goodelman for Craft Associates Furniture, 1911-SG
Located in Oak Harbor, OH
Designer: Suzy Goodelman Distributor: Craft Associates Furniture Period/Model: New Specs: Clay dimensions H 11.75" (29.85cm) W 8.5" (21.59cm) D 8.5" (21.59cm) Th...
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2010s American Modern Pottery

Materials

Pottery

Yves Klein Blue and Gold Leaf Sicilian Vase, Designed by Stefania Boemi
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 other unique products. (2) This one of a kind vase is a contemporary interpretation of the Sicilian Moor woman, an ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Pottery

Materials

Gold Leaf

Matte Mauve Sicilian Terracotta Vase Designed by Stefania Boemi
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 similar products. (2) This anthropomorphic vase is made entirely by hand and painted in Mauve and Mud colors. The p...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Pottery

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Terracotta

Antique Pink Sicilian Terracotta Vase Designed by Stefania Boemi
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Scroll down and click "view all from Seller" to see more than 400 similar products. (2) This anthropomorphic vase is made entirely by hand and painted in a antique pink matte monoch...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Modern Pottery

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Terracotta