Beatrice Wood Lava Glazed Earthenware Vase For Sale
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Beatrice Wood Lava Glazed Earthenware Vase

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A wonderful piece by famed American ceramist Beatrice Wood featuring her highly coveted blue lava glaze. Signed by Wood on underside of base. Would be an amazing addition to any collection and sure to stand out. Know famously in the arts world as "The Mama of Dada", Wood lived a long (1893-1998) and very fruitful, creative life and is consider by many experts and collectors alike to have been a centerpiece in the modern ceramic art movement of the 1950s, 60s and 70s. At one point in her career, Wood studied with master potters Otto and Gertrud Natzler and later become famed in her own right for her distinct luster glazing techniques. In 1994, the Smithsonian Institution named Wood an "Esteemed American Artist". Her other awards include: 1994 Governor’s Awards for the Arts (California) 1993 Recognition as A Role Model by Women in Film 1992 Gold Medal for Highest Achievement in Craftsmanship, American Craft Council 1988 Distinguished Service Award, Arizona State University 1987 Fellow of American Craft Council Women’s Art Caucus, National Award (NCECA Award) 1986 Women’s Building Award 1984 Living Treasure of California 1983 Symposium Award of the Institute for Ceramic History 1961 Goodwill Ambassador from USA to India – exhibition and lecture tour Her works can be found in many prominent collections and museums including: Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, Arizona Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts, Racine, Wisconsin Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York Detroit Institute for the Arts, Detroit, Michigan Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Museum of Arts and Design, New York Museum of Fine Art, Boston, Massachusetts Museum of Modern Art, New York Newark Museum of Art, Newark, New Jersey Oakland Museum, Oakland, California Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz, Berlin, Germany Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England Dimensions: 7.5" high, 4" wide, 4" deep.  

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  • Condition Details
    In very good vintage condition with no obvious flaws and light, if any, wear consistent with age and use. This is a real beauty.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 7.5 in. x W 4 in. x D 4 in.H 19.05 cm x W 10.16 cm x D 10.16 cm
  • Seller Location
    Studio City, CA
  • Reference Number
    LU2254311746153
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